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Zambia Medical Association to launch own investigation into UTH incident of man ranting at Doctors

The Zambia Medical Association has launched its own investigation into a video circulating online purportedly showing a patient disparaging Medical Officers at the University Teaching Hospitals, Casualty, and Emergency Area. Association General Secretary Dr. Masiku Phiri has however commended his...

Zambia to participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

The Ministry of Health has disclosed that Zambia will take part in COVID-19 Vaccine trials. Speaking today at the COVID-19 daily briefing, Director of Infectious Diseases Professor Lloyd Mulenga said that the Zambia was ready for vaccine trials as...

Covid-19 cases in North-Western and Copperbelt Provinces increase

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has said that there is a spike in Covid-19 cases in North-Western and Copperbelt Provinces where Ndola and Solwezi have recorded double figures of infections in the past two days, with Ndola recording 5 ...

Private Schools’s Move to Open Schools to Non Exam Classes is unacceptable-Health Minister

The government is unhappy that some private institutions of learning have opened their schools to non-examination classes against the Presidential directive. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says the act to disobey presidential directives is unacceptable. Dr. Chilufya says President Edgar Lungu only...

Learning from doctors who have successfully handled COVID-19 cases

South Africa has the fifth-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the world and accounts for the highest number of cases in Africa. Despite this South africa has a very low death rate or Covid-19 case fatality rate. This...

Go for COVID-19 Test at Designated Centres, Avoid Rapid Test, Health Minister Urges the Public

Health Minister Dr. Chilufya urged citizens to ensure that they go for tests in designated government and private laboratories to avoid being duped with false-negative COVID-19 results, adding that false-negative COVID tests will not prevent you from COVID Speaking...

Lusambo recounts his time ICU, as another MP recovers after being on Oxygen

Lusaka Province minister Mr. Bowman Lusambo yesterday recounted his time in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Levy Mwanawasa Teaching Hospital where he was battling COVID-19, warning that the disease is real and people must not take it as...

New Sweden-UNICEF partnership to support essential health services in Zambia during the COVID-19 response

The Swedish International Development Agency in partnership with the Government of Zambia through the Ministry of Health and UNICEF have announced a new agreement in Zambia worth US$5.2 million (94.6 million ZMW) to boost essential health services to mitigate...

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise as 416 new cases are recorded

Zambia has in the last 24 hours recorded 416 new Covid-19 positive cases, 3 facility deaths and 6 discharges. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has also announced that 79 COVID-19 patients are in admission with 26 on oxygen while 6 are...

COVID -19 Lockdown : doctors perspective

Medical experts were asked if it is time to ease the lockdown. Allergists were in favor of scratching it, but Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves.Gastroenterologists had sort of a gut feeling about it, but Neurologists thought the...
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