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Human resource challenges in health facilities to be addressed-Masebo

Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo says government will prioritize the training of more health workers to address the challenge of shortage of human resource in health facilities. She indicated that having more nurses will help to ensure robust delivery of...

Luanshya records low turn up of COVID-19 vaccinations

Luanshya District has recorded a low turnout in the number of people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations with only 4,906 out of the targeted 98,000 vaccinated against coronavirus . District Health Director John Kamalamba disclosed that only 9.5 percent of the...

Zambia National Public Health Institute signs an MoU with Zambia Red Cross Society to safeguarding public health security

The Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) has signed a three year memorandum of understanding(MoU) with the Zambia Red cross Society (ZRCS) aimed at safeguarding public health security in Zambia. ZNPHI Director General, Victor Mukonka explained...

Access to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Services and Information among youths has improved in Zambia

Generation Alive Zambia, a youth-centered Non-Governmental Organization, says access to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services and information on related health issues among young people has steadily improved in the country. Generation Alive Zambia Program Officer, Shalom Mwape...

Solwezi General Hospital refutes reports that it is turning away people for a COVID-19 jab

Solwezi general hospital Medical Superintendent in North-western province, Namwaka Mukunyandela has dispelled rumours in sections of society that the facility is turning away people seeking COVID-19 vaccines. Denying the rumours claiming that his hospital is not turning people away...

Masaiti records reduction in maternal deaths

Masaiti District on the Copperbelt has recorded a significant reduction in the number of maternal and child deaths, Acting District Health Director Christopher Mwape has disclosed. Dr Mwape has attributed the improvement to strides made towards the realization of the...

Ndola to soon have a new Mental health hospital with a capacity of 132 beds for admission

Ndola Teaching Hospital (NTH) medical superintendent Joseph Musowoya has disclosed that the district will soon commission a new Mental health hospital with a capacity of 132 beds for admission. Speaking during the commemoration of World mental health Day Dr...

More than 100,000 people in Eastern Province on AIDS Anti-Retroviral Therapy Treatment

The Ministry of Health has disclosed that 105,000 people in Eastern Province have been put on Anti-Retroviral Therapy(ART) treatment. A local Non-Governmental Organisation called CHISOMO says the increase in HIV cases in the province is as a...

Don’t Drop Guard, COVID-19 is still with us, German and US warns Zambians

Zambians have been urged not to drop guard on following Covid 19 protocols because the global pandemic is still here. German Cooperation, USAID and the Local Government Association of Zambia are asking Zambians to continue to adhere to Covid 19...

President Hakainde Hichilema Re-launches the COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

President Hakainde Hichilema has called on Zambians to take responsibility in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic by getting vaccinated. Speaking during the re-launch of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign at OYDC Sports Development Centre – in Lusaka today, President said getting vaccinated...
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Labour Unions Welcome Debt Swap Recovery Suspension

The labour movement in North-western province has expressed happiness over government’s decision to suspend the debt swap deductions on...