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Cholera death-toll in Luapula Province has risen

THE cholera death-toll in Luapula Province has risen to three, Health Minister Emmanuel Kasonde has confirmed. Both Dr Kasonde and Nchelenge District Commissioner Joseph Chisakula said in an interview yesterday two people had died from suspected Cholera which has broken...

Health workers won’t lose jobs following realignment

Government has reiterated its commitment to improving access to a health system that provides better health, care and value for the Zambian people. Minister of Health Joseph Kasonde said it was for this reason that the Patriotic Front (PF) government...

Government to procure ambulances in readiness for UNWTO General Assembly

Government is expected to procure 106 ambulances to provide emergency services in preparation for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly scheduled for August next year. Health Permanent Secretary, Peter Mwaba, who is also Chairperson of the...

UTH records 18 Christmas babies

The University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has recorded 18 Christmas babies born between midnight and 08:00 hours today. UTH Public Relations Manager Pauline Mbangweta confirmed the development in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka today. Ms. Mbangweta disclosed that 10...

Livingstone General Hospital to have CT scanner and ICU – Dr Mwaba

Livingstone General Hospital will acquire a Computerised Tomography (CT) scanner and an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to prepare the institution for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly, Health Permanent Secretary Peter Mwaba has said. A CT scan,...

Government to re-open Nursing School closed due to shortage of tutors

Government is planning to re-open Mbereshi and Chitambo Schools of Nursing which were closed because of a critical shortage of nursing tutors, Southern Province Minister Josephine Limata has said. Ms Limata said the feasibility studies were currently being done to...

First Lady Kaseba donates K 5 million to Mazabuka General Hospital

Scores of women from both Mazabuka and Chikankanta districts in southern province yesterday morning turned up in numbers to undergo free cervical cancer screening at Mazabuka District Hospital. And first lady Dr. Christine Kaseba has donated five million Kwacha cash...

50,000 girls to be vaccinated with Human Papilloma Virus in 2013

A total of 50,000 young girls are expected to be vaccinated with the human papilloma virus (HPV) during the cervical cancer national pilot project. Head of Cervical Cancer Training and Prevention Programme (CCTPP) in Zambia, Sharon Kapambwe, disclosed the development...

Mobile hospitals deliver care to 175 000 patients, with 20 000 successfull operations across rural Zambia

Over 175, 000 patients across the country have accessed medical care through the mobile hospital units since their inception. And 20, 000 operations were successfully conducted through the mobile hospital services since the units were introduced in the country. ...

Global health burden data shall benefit Zambia – Kaseba

First Lady Christine Kaseba-Sata told an international conference on global health burden that Zambia will greatly benefit from the results of a recent study that describes and locates patterns of disease globally. Dr Kaseba-Sata was speaking in London yesterday at...
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