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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Health

Fewer male clients access VCT than women

  Fewer male clients than women are reported to be accessing Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) in Gwembe district, an organisation called IntraHealth has disclosed. Of the 23,872 total number of clients from 2009 to April, 2012, only 8,800 males were...

Robiana Muteka is dead

The 24 year old Robaina Muteka has died. Robiana died shortly after midnight. Robiana who had a huge mass removed from his back was diagnosed with an incurable lung cancer. University Teaching Hospital Public relation manager Pauline Mbangweta has confirmed...

Robiana Muteka has incurable cancer

University Teaching Hospital (UTH) Managing Director Lackson Kasonka has disclosed that the recent operation which resulted in the removal of a 14.5 kg tumour from the back of 24-year-old Robiana Muteka has not cured his problem. Dr Kasonka said Robiana...

Mwata Kazembe cheered by Rupiah Banda’s mobile hospitals operating under PF government

Mwata Kazembe of the Lunda people of Kawambwa district has praised the Patriotic Front Government for the provision of mobile hospital medical services.The Mwata expressed his gratitude when newly appointed Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Anna Mwitwa paid a courtesy...

Government to prove Zambia is yellow fever free

Government says it will ensure that laboratory tests are done to prove that Zambia is not a risk area for yellow fever in the region. Minister of health Joseph Kasonde says government does not want to push the reclassification of...

Ndola patients access free facial surgery

40 patients have successfully undergone free facial surgery of the lips and mouth at Arthur Davison children’s hospital in Ndola. The exercise is sponsored by First Quantum Minerals (FQM) in partnership with government and other international organisations. ZANIS reports that speaking...

Nchelenge clinics are without toilets

Nchelenge district Planner under the district medical office has disclosed that the district was currently running health centers without toilet facilities. District Planner at the District medical Office Gift Kajongola disclosed this when newly appointed Luapula Province permanent secretary Anna...

The privilege to die in an expensive Hospital

By Daimone Siulapwa THE ad-hoc committee at the country’s biggest health institution, the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) may not have thought it necessary to send late immediate Vice President George Kunda for specialist treatment, either in South Africa or India...

Desist from beating health workers-Govt advises the public

Government has warned members of the public against beating nurses and health workers in health centers. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Peter Mwaba said government will not condone any of such actions from members of public. Dr Mwaba called...

Zambia faces severe shortage of midwives

Zambia needs about 5, 600 midwives to adequately cater for maternal related cases in the country. This came to light during the commemoration of this year’s International Midwives Day in Kasama yesterday under the theme ‘The World Needs Midwives Now...
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