Vet authorities in Lundazi to shoot unvaccinated dogs

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The department of Veterinary and Livestock development in Lundazi will soon start shooting unvaccinated and stray dogs in an effort to reduce dog bite cases. Lundazi District Veterinary Officer Dr Christopher Njenje disclosed this during a consultative meeting, attended by all stakeholders in the district and...

Circumcision ‘reduces HIV risk’

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Circumcision can reduce the rate of HIV infections among heterosexual men by around 60%, a study suggests. ...

Govt donates medical equipment, lab to Kakwiya rural health centre.

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Government  has donated  mediacl equipment and a laboratory worth K63 m to Kakwiya Rural Health Centre in Petauke. District Director of Health, Kennedy Kabuswe, confirmed the development to ZANIS in Petauke today. Dr. Kabuswe said the centre, which was more than 25 kilometres away from the Boma, did...

Masebo advises Sata not to interfere with civic affairs

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Local Government and Housing Minister Sylvia Masebo has advised opposition Patriotic Front (PF) leader Michael Sata to respect the operations of the local government system. Mrs. Masebo advised Mr. Sata not to take political differences in the civic affairs of local councils. Mrs. Masebo told ZANIS...

Heart risk pinned down for women

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A key protein can help predict the risk of heart disease US researchers say they have developed a more accurate method of predicting if a woman is at risk of heart disease.Current methods were developed 40 years ago and...