Beforward Japan


HEALTH workers disinfectant a foreign truck before
removing the body of a Zimbabwean driver China Maduma who was found
dead after parking for a rest in Choma

Truck Driver in Choma died of heart attack and not Ebola

SOUTHERN Province Police Commissioner Mary Chikwanda says the Zimbabwean national truck driver China Maduma 59 who was recently found dead in his truck in Choma did not die of Ebola…

There is no shortage of ARVs in Pateauke-Government

Government has said there was no shortage of drugs in Petauke District. Petauke District Commissioner Velenasi Moyo said in an interview on Saturday that Petauke had enough essential and Anti-Retroviral..

Medical personnel sent to Choma to verify a suspected Ebola case

GOVERNMENT has dispatched medical personnel to Choma to verify a suspected Ebola case after a truck driver was found dead in his cabin on Thursday. Vice president Guy Scott told..

Nutrition Commission calls for adoption of orange maize

The National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC) in Zambia has called on relevant authorities to adopt orange maize as a diet aimed at improving vitamin-A in children. This follows a..

Choma HIV/AIDS prevalence rate rising

Youth Development Organization (YDO) Executive Director Partner Siabutuba has bemoaned the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Choma District. Mr. Siabutuba has since called for enforcement of stringent measures to curb..

Suspected rabies break out in Chinsali leaving one person dead

Suspected rabies has broken out in Chinsali district of Muchinga Province leaving one person dead. Provincial Veterinary Officer Kabwe Puta confirmed the development in an interview with ZANIS in Chinsali..

Civil Society bemoans continued low funding to nutrition programmes

Zambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance has observed that funding to nutrition has continued to be undesirably low. Alliance Country Coordinator William Chilufya said Zambia is today experiencing the..

Japan gives Zambia K10 m for expanding cold chain

The Japanese government has, through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), provided a grant of about to K10 million (221 million Japanese Yen) to support the expansion of the cold..

UTH to carry out 500 surgical operations as part of Jubilee celebrations

University Teaching Hospital (UTH) says 216 patients have so far undergone successful operations out of the projected 500 targeted in the special Jubilee surgery programme currently underway at the country’s..

No more shortages of drugs next year – Government

Government has assured the people of Zambia that government has put everything in place to ensure that there will be no shortages of drugs in the country by next year…

Kalabo District Hospital runs out of food

Kalabo District Hospital (KDH) has been hit by a critical food shortage for several days. Relatives of patients are forced to supply foodstuffs while other patients have been going without..

Improve home base care, Clement Tembo

Kabwata Constituency Parliamentary hopeful Clement Tembo has observed the need to improve home based care facilities across the Country. Speaking when he visited the people of Jark Township in Kabwata..

Poverty responsible for high HIV infection among women

A gender activist Lumba Siyanga has attributed the high number of women infected with HIV and AIDS in Zambia to high poverty levels affecting the womenfolk . Ms. Siyanga, who..

Study shows 25% expectant rural mothers give birth at home

The number of mothers giving birth at home in rural parts of Zambia stands at 25 percent despite the numerous health facilities that have been constructed in all the districts…

Government pays tribute to USA for its unwavering support

Government has paid tribute to the American government for its unwavering support to the health sector in Zambia. Health Permanent Secretary Davy Chikamata say the American people have time immemorial..