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Govt creating resilient health systems to counteract disease outbreaks – Masebo

Minister of Health, Sylvia Masebo says government is creating resilient systems that will withstand emergencies and disease outbreaks. Ms. Masebo noted that there is a need to develop a healthcare system which will protect the Zambian citizens regardless of the...

Death at The Hospital: The Important Case of Supply Chain Management, HH to blame

By Dr Canisius BANDA UNAVAILABILITY of essential commodities, be they laboratory, medical or surgical, is a 'cause' of death at health facilities. A cogent case can be made that such deaths have occurred in Zambia since August last year....

Chipangali man directed to stop extracting people’s teeth using traditional methods

Chipangali District Epidemic Preparedness multi-sectoral team has directed a man of Mgubudu trading in Chipangali to immediately stop extracting people’s teeth using traditional methods. According to an order of closure dated 16th June, 2022, which was served on him,...

NRC not prerequisite to access health care services – Dr Mwale

Lusaka Province Health Director, Consity Mwale says National Registration Cards (NRC) or any other identification documents are not prerequisites for patients to access health care services. Dr Mwale says that healthcare providers are not required to demand identification and expressed...

Are our Hospitals mere buildings now?

What ordinary Zambians are experiencing at Clinics/Hospitals Lack of consumables I took accident victim's to Kanyama clinic yesterday.Found good hearted dedicated health workers with nothing to work with, no gloves,no cotton wool,no books for records, no nothing at all. Three questions kept...

Masebo Warns Over Increased Covid Infections

The Ministry of Health has warned of increased infections of COVID-19 due to the cold weather currently being experienced. Speaking during a COVID-19 briefing in Lusaka, Health Minister Sylvia Masebo said it is prudent that all Zambians religiously follow...

Only 183 applicants out of more 1 800 shortlisted for health workers’ positions in Mpika

The Civil Service Commission has hailed the health workers’ recruitment committee in Mpika district for strictly following guidelines of ensuring that the process is decentralised. Civil Service Commissioner, Louis Siyandyabantu, praised the committee in an interview with the Zambia...

ADRA launches Menstrual Hygiene project to help 7,000 girls in urban areas

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Zambia (ADRA) has launched  a project  on the Menstrual Hygiene in Urban Townships that will benefit over 7,000 girls. ADRA Country Director Kennedy Hadasimbi said lack of provision of menstrual hygiene management products is...

Deplorable state of Zambezi hospital saddens Mutati

Minister of Technology and Science, Felix Mutati, has bemoaned the poor state of Zambezi district hospital. Mr. Mutati, who toured the hospital at the weekend, said the district needs a new hospital that will service the people of Zambezi,...

48 percent vaccinated against COVID-19 on the Copperbelt so far

Government announces that it has vaccinated 48 percent of the adult population on the Copperbelt against COVID-19 which translates into 350, 000 since the relaunch of campaign, recently. Acting Provincial Health Director Charles Mwinuma attributes this...
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Increase budgetary allocation to DEC – Sinkamba

Green Party president Peter Sinkamba has called for increased allocation of funds to the Drug Enforcement Commission to enhance...