Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Health

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 menstrual hygiene education in schools...

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...

NHIMA Advised To Consult Stakeholders

The Medicines Research and Access Platform (MedRAP) has advised NHIMA to seek the help of stakeholders in the medical circles in tackling its reported...

Doctors unhappy with cuts to NHIMA package

The Resident Doctors Association of Zambia has denounced the modifications that the National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) recently made to the National Health...

Report says Nestle adds sugar to products sold only in developing countries

A new report by the Swiss investigative organization Public Eye is taking aim at food giant Nestle. It says that several popular Nestle products...

Central Province Records High Number Of Malaria Cases

Central Province Permanent Secretary, Milner Mwanakampwe is concerned with the increasing cases of Malaria in the area in the last two years. Mr Mwanakampwe noted...