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Stakeholders to assist in COVID -19 acquisition – MOH

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda has announced that government has received the draft guidelines from the private sector and non-state actors who expressed interest in contributing to the COVID-19 vaccine acquisition. Dr. Chanda disclosed that this follows discussions that were...

UTH receives diagnostic, therapeutic machine donation

Seed of Hope Children's Ministry, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has donated a pediatric diagnostic and therapeutic machine worth USD 35,000 to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) Children's hospital. The peadiatric Bronchoscope machine is intended to help to provide special treatment to...

Government Working with Partners to Place Zambia on the Malaria Elimination Trajectory

MINISTRY of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Kennedy Malama has said that the Government is working in collaboration with its partners in implementing and scaling up malaria interventions at all levels with the aim of placing the country...

Zambia allocated doses of the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in addition to the COVAX facility-Health Minister

Health Minister Dr. Jonas Chanda says Zambia has been allocated doses of the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in addition to the COVAX facility. Speaking during the routine COVID 19 briefing, Health minister Dr. Chanda said the government...

Zambia maintains low Covid-19 infection rate

Minister of Health, Jonas Chanda says Zambia is fortunate to have maintained a positivity rate of below 5 percent for the past two weeks as the COVID pandemic has continued to upset the world, with countries in Asia and...

Village Water donates to Shibuyunji health facility

Village Water Zambia has donated assorted medical equipment and COVID-19 protective materials to Nampundwe rural health centre in shibuyunji district. Company Executive Director, Elisha Ngo'nomo says the equipment is meant to help the facility in provision of quality health...

Zero death recorded from COVID-19 –Dr Chanda

Zambia in the last 24 hours recorded 70 new cases of COVID-19 out of 2,642 tests conducted bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases recorded to date to 88,800, Minister of Health Jonas Chanda has announced. Dr. Chanda indicates...

Reduction in COVID-19 cases impressive- Chanda

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says the COVID-19 cases requiring admission has continued to reduce with the number being less than one hundred, for the past six days. Dr Chanda adds that as of today, the country has seen no...

Health Minister Threatens to Close Learning Institutions Not Complying with Covid-19 Guidelines

Health Minister Dr. Jonas Chanda has warned that Government will take action by closing learning institutions that will record a high number of cases due to laxity in following guidelines set for the prevention of Covid-19 in schools. Commenting on...

Govt prepares for tourists return

The Ministry of Tourism and Arts has started preparations of tourists’ return to Zambia following the announcement of the roll out of the COVID- 19 vaccine. Speaking during a workshop held at Government Complex on Implementation of Incentive...

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2020 Paralympics Envoy Munga To Feature in UK TV Documentary

A UK-based TV production company is making a Paralympics documentary series that will include a full episode on Zambia's...