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Health

Some government clinics using exercise book pages to wrap medicines

Some clinics on the Copperbelt are using cuttings from exercise books to package medicine for patients. Chambishi Government Clinic and Kitwe’s Mindolo One Clinic are some of the facilities lacking the traditional plastics used in packing medicine. Whilst applauding the initiative...

Young Zambian Doctor and Lusaka Global Shaper to represent Zambian Mental Health Perspective at World Economic Forum

A young Zambian Doctor and Global Shaper, Dalal Naeem has been invited to attend and speak at this year’s World Economic Forum, Road to #Davos2020. He is the second Zambian Global Shaper to attend this forum that takes place annually...

Withdrawn Dangerous Malaria drugs in Europe are not on the Zambia Market

The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority says the medicines used in the treatment of malaria purported to have been removed from the market in the European Union do not affect Zambia as the medicines mentioned in the list are not...

Government reiterates that there are enough drugs in hospitals

Government has reiterated that there is enough drug stocks in hospitals across the country. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said this when he checked the availability of medicine, at Kasama General Hospital’s main dispensary. Dr. Chilufya is pleased that Kasama general...

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu expresses concern at reports of women giving birth at home

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba people says he is concerned with reports suggesting that elderly expectant mothers are giving birth at home because they avoid being attended to by young Mid-wives. The Mwine Lubemba said pregnant women in most...

Dr Chilufya gets praise for prompt punishment against pharmacists creating artificial shortages of drugs

An Organization called Medical for Quality Healthcare in Zambia has commended Health Minister Dr Chilufya on his prompt punitive action against some pharmacists for their alleged involvement in creating artificial shortages of drugs and Medical supplies in some health...

There is no shortage of drugs, it’s just propaganda-Health Minister

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has embarked on a countrywide random tour to check on service delivery and also check on the availability of medicine in hospitals and clinics. Dr. Chilufya was speaking at Nchanga North Clinic in Chingola. He has...

Doctors uneasy about pay cuts directed by President Lungu

Following the governments decision to cut salaries for highly paid government officials,parastatal executives and non unionized public workers, there has been growing anxiety in the medical profession considering doctors are non unionized workers. Some doctors have threatened to down tools...

National Health Insurance scheme releases Benefit Package

The National Health Insurance scheme has said the first ever Benefit package for the National Health Insurance scheme (NHIS) has been completed and released to the public.The Benefit Package is as a result of a participatory process that involved...

Zambia signs MoU with Austria to Reduce Birth Mortality Rate

Zambia has signed Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with Austria that could result in a significant reduction of the number of babies and mothers dying at birth said Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Ambassador Mukwita said the Cancer Centre at the...

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About 140 residents of Chingola were this morning rushed to various health centers across the district after their houses were last night spread with...

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Kamba reacts angrily to media reports questioning his source of funding for his Mansion in New Kasama.

PF Lusaka Province Secretary Kennedy Kamba has reacted angrily to media reports questioning his source of funding for the mansion he has built in...

Government has released K 4 Million towards the construction of the 113 kilometre Musaila-Lubwe Kasaba road

Government has released K 4 Million towards the construction of the 113 kilometre Musaila-Lubwe Kasaba road in Luapula Province. Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Vincent...
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