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Increase in Expectant Mothers Giving Birth at Home Worries the Government

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services, Kennedy Malama has expressed concern on the increased number of home deliveries which may result in increased maternal mortality. Speaking in Chitambo during his continued tour of Health facilities in Central...

What We Feared Comes to Pass: Schools Reopen Without A Plan

By Parkie Mbozi WHAT most of us feared has come to pass. Learning institutions across the country are reopening under the ‘new normal’ without a plan, let alone adequate preparations on meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for re-opening....

MoH calls for strict adherence to health guidelines

The Ministry of Health has called for intensified enforcement of public health guidelines to look at protocols and systems to be put in place with regard to border management in the wake of COVID-19. Ministry of Health Chief Environmental Health...

Zambia records the lowest COVID-19 positive rate

Zambia has recorded the lowest COVID-19 positive rate since the outbreak of the pandemic in March this year. The 4% positive rate was recorded after the country only recorded 61 new COVID-19 cases out of 1,581 tests conducted in the...

Fire sweeps through micro-biology lab at Chipata Central Hospital

Fire yesterday swept through the micro-biology laboratory at Chipata Central Hospital completely destroying a room housing a power-bank and a specialist computer and printer. And Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Administration Kakulubelwa Mulalelo yesterday rushed to Chipata to inspect...

Ministry of Health Concerned at the relaxed attitude towards the fight of COVID 19

The Ministry of Health in Mufulira District has expressed concern at the relaxed attitude by members of the public towards the fight of COVID 19. Mufulira District Health Director, Kambole Mpande said misconceptions about the reality of Covid 19 in...

Vice President commissions Lealui hospital

Vice President Inonge Wina re-assured the people of Mongu District that government will stand by its promise of ensuring that infrastructure development in the health sector is achieved in all parts of the country. Speaking when she Commissioned Lealui Mini...

National Biosafety Authority destroys GMO Goods worth over K90, 000

Goods worth over K90, 000 have been destroyed in Lusaka by the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) for containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The various food products and feed containing GMOs were seized from Game Stores, Spar Superstores and shops in...

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to have spared Africa so far. Scientists are struggling to explain why

Although Africa reported its millionth official COVID-19 case last week, it seems to have weathered the pandemic relatively well so far, with fewer than one confirmed case for every thousand people and just 23,000 deaths so far. Yet several...

There is a Drop in Compliance with COVID-19 Guidelines-Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health says there is a general drop in compliance with Covid-19 health guidelines following the easing of some restrictions. Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Technical services Kennedy Malama says President Edgar Lungu was categorical when...
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