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Monday, February 17, 2020

Health

Zambian Government is committed to ending AIDS by 2030-Esther Lungu

First Lady Esther Lungu says the Zambian Government is committed to ending AIDS by 2030. Mrs Lungu also said Zambia is committed to achieving HIV/AIDS epidemic control by 2021. She says this has been demonstrated through strong political leadership and commitment...

Zambia must aggressively fight and stop the coronavirus from entering the country – Nevers Mumba

A few hours ago, I flew into Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. I am alarmed at how casually we are handling passengers coming from China. The measures put in place to fight the Coronavirus are totally inadequate and pose a...

Chinese ambassador says Coronavirus is under control, pledges full support for Zambian students in China

Chinese ambassador to Zambia Mr. Li Jie has said that all efforts are being made to prevent, control and contain the outbreak of Coronavirus which has so far claimed 361 lives across the globe. Some of the preventive measures that...

Coronavirus: China accuses US of causing panic and ‘spreading fear’

The Chinese government has accused the US of causing "panic" in its response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. It follows the US decision to declare a public health emergency and deny entry to foreign nationals who had visited China in...

Government buys masks for Zambian students in Wuhan

Government has bought five thousand masks for Zambian students studying in China’s Wuhan Province to protect them from contracting the coronavirus. Zambia’s Ambassador to China Winnie Chibesakunda says government is also making efforts to buy more masks through its missions...

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema calls for a comprehensive Corona virus health campaign

The World has once again been unexpectedly hit by a mysterious disease called 2019 novel coronavirus(2019-nCOV) or simply coronavirus. The epidemic's epicenter has been traced to China's Hubei Province in the City of Wuhan, whose population of 11 million...

Choma medical college closed

The General Nursing Council of Zambia has deregistered the Choma Medical College with immediate effect for failing to comply with the set nursing education and training standards. Director for Regulation and Compliance Thom Yung’ana states that the college has...

Mass hysteria is the thing we should fear, not a just another cold-like virus

The current global panic in reaction to the emergence of a fairly mild new virus is wholly unjustified and amounts to mass hysteria. Governments around the World should be containing the hysteria, not encouraging it. It is also essential...

Failure by the Authority to adequately regulate the Pharmaceutical Industry raises concern

The Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority has noted with deep concern the statement attributed to Dr. Quince Mwaba, Director General of Medical for Quality Healthcare in Zambia on the alleged failure by the Authority to adequately regulate the pharmaceutical Industry....

Health Professions Council of Zambia suspends a programme at Copperstone University of Luanshya

Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has indefinitely suspended a Diploma programme in Environmental health at Copperstone University of Luanshya District on the Copperbelt Province for failure to meet the set standards. HPCZ Registrar and Chief Executive Officer Bwembya Bwalya...

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