Thursday, July 18, 2024

Health

Health Minister Updates National Assembly on National Health Insurance Scheme Implementation

Health Minister Sylvia Masebo addressed the National Assembly, presenting a comprehensive update on the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIMA). Key Highlights of the NHIMA Update: 1.Registration Access: Citizens...

2 Kalulushi Sisters In Hospital For Suspected Gassing

Two young women have been admitted at Kalulushi General Hospital for suspected gassing. Copperbelt Police Chief Peacewell Mweemba who confirmed the incident to ZANIS, identified...

Update On Influenza In Zambia

In a press briefing held by Health Minister Sylvia Masebo, several critical updates on the status of influenza in Zambia were shared. Minister Masebo reported...

Ministry Of Health Records Drop In Routine Child Immunization

The Ministry of Health has reported a decline in routine child immunizations over the past two years. Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo says the...

World Menstrual Hygiene Day Commemorated

Chinsali Acting District Commissioner (DC) Francis Mbati has called for strengthened awareness on menstrual hygiene in schools in the district. Mr Mbati said managing...

Rotary launches US$30 million program to combat deadliest childhood diseases in four African countries

‘Rotary Healthy Communities Challenge’ will strengthen health systems and tackle leading childhood killers -- malaria, pneumonia, and diarrheal diseases -- in the DRC, Mozambique,...

Presidential Advisor on Health Cautions Pharmacists

Special Advisor to the President on Health, Roma Chilengi, has cautioned pharmacists in public health institutions against using shortcuts to amass wealth through the...

Nurse Commits Suicide

A 47-year-old theater male nurse at Kaoma District Hospital has allegedly committed suicide by injecting himself with a local anaesthetic used in theaters. Western Province...

It’s not human’: What a French doctor saw in Gaza as Israel invaded Rafah

Dr Zouhair Lahna has worked in conflict zones across the globe – Syria, Libya, Yemen, Uganda and Ethiopia – but he has never seen...

Levy Mwanawasa University Hospital Has Enough Oxygen

The Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital has disputed claims that it has run out of oxygen. A Social media report suggested that 20 patients were...

Government Undertakes Rehabilitation Of Solwezi General Hospital

Management at Solwezi General Hospital has expressed happiness over the ongoing rehabilitation works to improve the quality of infrastructure at the health facility. Solwezi General...