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Alba Iulia
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Health

The Population based HIV assessment survey is harmless and meant to assess progress in HIV programs-Minister of Health

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya says Zambia is among 13 nations where a population based HIV impact assessment survey is being conducted,findings of which will be announced at the United Nations General Assembly in September this year.This is in...

Mob attack nurse at Luwingu district hospital and damage ambulance

A mob of residents in Luwingu district, Northern Province yesterday axed a male nurse who attempted to rescue an elderly woman under attack from the angry mob that descended on her on suspicion that she was harbouring gassers. Reports suggest...

No Student Will Be Evacuated From China, says Chilufya

Government has maintained that it will not evacuate Zambian students studying in China in the awake of the Coronavirus outbreak. Health Minister CHITALU CHILUFYA says Government is, however, monitoring closely the wellfare of the more than 4 -thousand Zambian students...

Doctor – Patient Ratio in Zambia – Where Do We Stand?

The World Health Organization WHO has published desirable doctor–patient ratio as 1:1,000. Yet, over 44% of WHO Member States reported less than one physician per 1,000 population. Zambia, like other low-middle income countries in the world, is working towards...

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...

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Zambia: 2021, Elect HH for Good Reasons

African politics, Zambia, included, have two political weaknesses; they attack people and neglect issues, and they are rooted in...

SACCORD commends the Zambia’s Elections Body for being proactive

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has commended the Country's Elections Body for being proactive in it's quest to...

UPND disheartened about Governments failure to pay higher learning institution salaries

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has said he is disheartened by the inability of the PF government to pay salaries of the gallant men...

4 Village fishermen fined a total of K 1. 4 million for unlawful fishing

The Itezhi Tezhi Magistrate Court has convicted four fishermen and fined them a total of K1, 440,000 for unlawful hunting. This is a matter were...

Government cautions media against being sensational on Gassing and Mob Justice

Government has cautioned the media against being sensational in reporting on issues relating to the ongoing gassing and mob justice activities that have terrorized...
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