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Health

New HIV infections among adolescents worrying

Kitwe Mayor, Mwaya Mpasa says there is a growing number of new HIV infections among adolescents due to the rampant prevalence of unprotected sex among youths. Ms. Mwaya has also observed that there is need to curb the spread of...

Youth-led NGO urge call for intensified actions to address increasing HIV

Resilient Youth for Change (YOCA) a non-governmental Organisation in Chibombo District of Central Province has called for intensified interventions to address HIV and AIDS infectious diseases among adolescent girls in Zambia. YOCA Coordinator Philemon Chuma said that scientific evidence suggests...

Medical doctors angered by Sylvia Masebo’s accusations

The Zambia Medical Association is dismayed with the choice made by Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo to address the medical profession in extremely unflattering terms, in full view of its members and through a live broadcast carried by the...

Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency gets new Director General

The Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMMSA) Board has appointed Billy Mweetwa as the new director general of the Agency for a period of three years with effect from August 2. In February this year, the ZAMMSA Board resolved...

HH fires Health PS Dr Magwende

President HaKainde Hichilema has with immediate effect terminated the contract of Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration George Magwende. This is according to a statement released to ZNBC news this evening by Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya. Below is...

Workers Compensation Fund Chief Executive Officer, Priscilla Bwembya Fired

Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) of Directors has terminated the contract of its Chief Executive Officer, Priscilla Bwembya following investigations into the procurement of 39 motor vehicles during the 2021 campaigns. In a memorandum addressed to the workers, the...

The government is working hard to continue improving on quality healthcare services-Masebo

Health Minister Sylvia Masebo says the government is working hard to continue improving on quality healthcare services in all parts of the country. Ms Masebo stated that there is a need for the health sector to have essential drugs, infrastructure,...

Maid held as a suspect in the murder of Professor Krikor

A maid is being held at Woodlands Police Station in connection with the brutal murder of Professor Krikor Erzingatsian,who was known as the father of surgery in Zambia. The 80 year old surgeon is said to have been brutally...

Africa Scientists advised to commit themselves to advancing medical research

Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) has urged the Scientists in Africa to commit themselves in advancing medical research in the African Region. ZNPHI Director General Roma Chilengi explained that the formation of the Biobank network is a stepping...

Stakeholders in the health sector urged to be vigilant against recurrent outbreaks and epidemics

Zambia National Public Health Institute(ZNPHI) has advised stakeholders in the health sector to be vigilant in strengthening public health security if possible disease outbreaks are to be prevented. ZNPHI Director General Roma Chilengi notes that Zambia has continued experiencing recurrent...

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Help overcome the huge shortage of desks in schools countrywide, Zambia companies urged

Education Hope Foundation Board Vice Chairperson Aaron Chansa has challenged companies operating in Zambia to help overcome the huge...