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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Health

There are still gaps to be tackled in the fight against AIDs- Dr Kaseba

First Lady, Dr Christine Kaseba, says it is disheartening to note that despite the positive gains that Zambia and the world have made in the fight against HIV and AIDS and Gender Based Violence (GBV), there are still gaps...

Barclays advises Zambians not to relax on fighting HIV/AIDS

Barclays Bank Zambia Plc has expressed happiness at the positive strides which government and many civil society groups have made towards reducing the rate of new HIV/AIDS infections. Barclays Bank Zambia Plc Managing Director Saviour Chibiya noted that government and...

2012 UN report pleases government

Government says the latest United Nations (UN) report which has revealed a reduction of new HIV infections by 58% confirms the tremendous efforts the country was making in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic. And the Network of the Zambian People living...

Zambia records massive reduction in HIV infection – UN report

A UN report has revealed that Zambia has drastically reduced new HIV infections by 58 per cent and achieved more than 80 per cent HIV treatment. This is contained in a media statement released to the media by First Secretary...

Water Crisis hits Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital

Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital in Lusaka has been hit by erratic water supply. This comes barely five days after Republican President Michael Sata stormed University Teaching Hospital-UTH- following a critical water shortage there. Some patients at the institution say life is...

DNA results exonerates Kitwe Central Hospital

DNA results of a Kitwe baby boy allegedly swapped for a girl have confirmed that Annah Mwanza, who raised the complaint, is the biological mother of the baby girl. This is in a running disputed maternity case where a Kitwe...

NGO questions why Health Ministry with 3 Ministers ignored UTH water problems

A faith based NGO, Christians Against Poverty has charged that some individuals within the PF government are determined to see President Michael Sata rejected in 2016 elections. Christians Against Poverty President Gregory Chileshe has wondered why it had to take...

Avoid donor dependence, Zambians advised

Copperbelt Provincial AIDS Coordinator and Advisor has challenged the country to reduce dependency on donor funds for HIV/AIDS programmes. Violet Mongeza said government and other stakeholders should be able to mobilize funds from local corporate entities because most donors were...

First Lady launches a new cancer screening centre in Kitwe

First Lady Christine Kaseba has yesterday launched a new cancer screening centre in Kitwe. The cancer screening centre which is part of the Mopani Copper Mine’s Wusakile Hospital has been named as Dr Christine Kaseba Cancer Screening Centre in...

Zambia has shortfall of over 25,700 health staff

Minister of Health Joseph Kasonde has disclosed that the health sector needs over 25,700 medical personnel for it to meet the required capacity in the country. Dr. Kasonde said the Ministry of Health was currently operating at 56 per cent...
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