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Health

Miners at risk of contracting TB

Government is concerned with the high-risk environment for tuberculosis (TB) transmission due to poor ventilation and exposure of workers to silica and coal dust in some mines. Minister of Labour Joyce Simukoko said various factors such as poor livelihood and...

NHIMA targets one million members in 2020

National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) says it is targeting to register one million citizens on the insurance scheme this year. NHIMA Director-General, James Kapesa says the Authority has so far registered 820, 000 members on the National Health...

Covid-19 Vaccine: Zambia opts for Russian version

Zambia is eager to get Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine as soon as it hits the market, Zambia’s Ambassador to Russia has revealed. Mr Shadreck Luwita told Sputnik, adding that health ministers of the two countries were already in talks...

Take mask seriously to avoid a second wave of COVID-19 spread– Health Minister

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has re- emphasised the need for members of the public to take the mask mandate seriously to avoid a second wave of COVID-19 spread. The Minister has stated that the Country has started noticing...

Open doors to the public, National Health Insurance Management Authority told

NATIONAL Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) director general, James Kapesa has urged facilities where it offers services to open up doors to its members to fully enjoy benefits of the scheme. Speaking at a spot check at its operations at...

Utilise Health Insurance Scheme-Zambians advised

The National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) Director General, James Kapesa has called on Zambians both in the formal and informal sectors to register on the health insurance scheme to enjoy the benefits offered. Mr Kapesa said the health...

Help dispel conflicting malaria messages, chiefs urged

Solwezi District Commissioner, Rosemary Kamalonga has called on traditional leaders to join the malaria elimination agenda in order to have a malaria free district. Ms Kamalonga said there is need for traditional leaders to help dispel conflicting messages on...

Massive Investment in health care steadily contributing to the attainment of Universal Health Coverage

The political will which has been exhibited by President Edgar Lungu of investing massively in the health sector is steadily contributing to the attainment of Universal Health Coverage, Professor Lloyd Mulenga has said. Professor Mulenga, who is the Ministry...

Travellers to Zambia to be required to Produce a Negative COVID-19 Certificate

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Kennedy Malama has advised people travelling into Zambia to obtain COVID-19 certification proving they are negative. Dr. Malama says despite presenting a certificate, the ministry will also repeat the covid-19 test...

Anglo American Sued on Behalf of Children and Women Poisoned by the World’s Biggest Toxic Lead Mine

https://youtu.be/qDBmjDpwMu0 Lawyers from Mbuyisa Moleele and Leigh Day today announced that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Anglo American South Africa Limited (“AASA”), a subsidiary of London-headquartered multinational mining company Anglo American Plc (LSE: AAL, JSE: AGL), in...
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