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Abuse of Antibiotics by the general public mainly through self-prescription worries Masebo

Government is concerned at the level of abuse of medicines, especially antibiotics by the general public, which has led to anti-microbial resistance, a situation it describes as retrogressive. In a statement last evening , Minister of...

Malaria still number one killer

The End Malaria Council in Western Province says Malaria still remains number one killer disease in the country hence the need to come up with new ideas and proposals in order to combat the disease. Speaking during a review meeting...

Sylvia Masebo warns Ministry of Heath directors

Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo has cautioned directors in the Ministry not to unnecessarily delay government programmes. Speaking when she met directors in Lusaka yesterday, Ms. Masebo warned senior ministry official officials against delaying programmes that are in line with...

1,3 million Zambians living with HIV – Masebo

Health Minister, Sylvia Masebo has disclosed that 1,3 million Zambians are currently living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Speaking in Lusaka today during the event to commemorate HIV testing, counselling and treatment day, Ms. Masebo says 95. 7...

Only 3% of Zambians are fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Ministry of Health, Public Health Research Director Andrew Silumensii has urged various stakeholders to re-strategize and update the COVID-19 deployment plan in the country. Speaking when he officiated at the Intra-COVID-19 vaccine review at Bonanza Resort yesterday in Lusaka, Dr...

ZAMRA cautions against purchase of purported AIDS cure

The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) has reiterated its caution to members of the public against the purchase of GAMMORA, a product purported to cure Human Immune Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). ZAMRA Senior Public Relations...

Covid -19 continues to strain economic, social progress globally – COMESA

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) says the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause restrained economic, social and cultural consequences across the globe and the COMESA region. COMESA Secretary General Chileshe Kapwepwe said this when she officially opened...

Masebo bemoans threat of COVID-19 fourth wave

The ministry of health says Zambia must be alert of the threat of the Covid 19 fourth wave despite recording a reduction in the third wave effects. Minister of health Sylvia Masebo says the country must remain on alert and...

Zambia Red Cross trains young doctors

The Ministry of Education has lauded the Zambia Red Cross Society for training school going children in first aid treatment. Lusaka District Education Board Secretary, Guidance Officer, Agness Mutale says her ministry is particularly delighted that the Society...

US gives Zambia additional $6.7 million COVID assistance

The United States government has provided an additional K112 million ($6.7 million) in COVID-19 assistance for Zambia through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USAID/Zambia Mission Director, Sheryl Stumbras said the American leadership is rising up to...
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