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Patient’s relatives severely beat Kitwe nurse

A NURSE at Kitwe Central Hospital (KCH) was severely beaten by irate relatives of a patient who died at the out patient department (OPD) upon arrival from a private clinic. Police have since arrested two men, who are alleged to...

Yellow Fever Slugfest: Nigeria threaten to clamp down on South African Companies

South Africa, which in January, denied 20 Zambians aboard a CR Carriers bus entry into South Africa on grounds that they had fake yellow fever vaccination certificates, have picked up a same fight with Nigerian. Reuters reports that Nigerian authorities...

Medical experts in Western province for specialized operations

A team of medical experts drawn from different health institutions in Zambia is currently in Western province to deal with special medical cases. Federation Health Institutions Managing Administrator Epiphany Mubanga said the team will in the next five days...

Patients turned away due to lack of surgical gloves at the health facility

Some dental patients at Mutendere clinic in Lusaka are allegedly being turned away due to lack of surgical gloves at the health facility. The patients say they have not been attended to for the past two weeks, because medical staff...

Health workers urged to understand PF health policy

Minister of Health Joseph Kasonde has called on health workers in the country to realign themselves to the new Patriotic Front government’s health policy. Dr. Kasonde said government will not watch medical personnel frustrating government’s efforts by ignoring the implementation...

UNHCR joins Africa Cup Victory celebration with donation to Lewanika General Hospital

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Zambia has officially handed over assorted goods to the Children and Female Wards at Lewanika General Hospital in Mongu. The refugee community in Western Province prompted UNHCR to make the donation of assorted...

First Lady set to woo investors

FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba says she will use her orientation visit to the Netherlands’ Epe City Council to market Zambia as a foreign investment destination and lobby for donor funds to improve the health care system. Speaking in an interview...

Sata was misquoted on 100% pay rise for health workers – GBM

Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba says some sections of the media misquoted President Michael Sata when they reported that the head of State directed the ministry of finance to ensure that it increases health workers’ salaries in the country by...

Any health personnel found stealing medication will be fired and brought to book- Dr. Chikusu

Health Deputy Minister Dr. Patrick Chikusu has warned that government will fire and take legal action against any health personnel who will be caught stealing drugs from health centers. Speaking when he addressed health workers at Lewanika General Hospital in...

20 Zambians denied entry into SA

ABOUT 20 Zambians aboard a CR Carriers bus were on Friday denied entry into South Africa by that country’s immigration authorities on grounds that they had fake yellow fever vaccination certificates. CR Carriers director in South Africa Mafire Cisoko said...

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Makoye Bridge In Monze Washed Away By Flash Floods

Government officials in Monze District have confirmed the washing away of the bridge at Makoye which connects Chikuni Mission and surrounding villages to Chisekese. Monze...

Young Zambian Doctor and Lusaka Global Shaper to represent Zambian Mental Health Perspective at World Economic Forum

A young Zambian Doctor and Global Shaper, Dalal Naeem has been invited to attend and speak at this year’s World Economic Forum, Road to...

Bishop Chomba warns Controlling Officers fixated with politics

LOCAL Government Permanent Secretary Bishop Edward Chomba has warned Local Authority Controlling Officers to stir off politics as they are civil servants. In a stern...
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