MINISTRY of Health permanent secretary Davy Chikamata says the construction of 650 health posts countrywide has reached an advanced stage. Dr Chikamata said Government is on course to meet the deadline of 2016 to complete…

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

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. Ms Chikwanda said the post-term…

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 Drugs (ARVs). Ms Moyo said…

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 study which has established that…

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 the pandemic. Mr Siabutuba who…

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 yesterday. Dr Puta said recently…

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 chain aimed at improving Zambia’s…

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. Health Deputy Minister Chitalu Chilufya…

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 eating any food. Both Kalabo…

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 Constituency, Mr. Tembo expressed sadness…

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 is also former national coordinator…