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HIV/AIDS threatens to wipe away Zambians says a Catholic Priest

By Tovin Ngombe A Catholic Priest has urged parents to strive to fight the high levels of HIV/AIDS infection that is threatening to wipe away the human race in Zambia.Speaking at the World AIDS Day candlelight Memorial Service Father...

Caesareans ‘may harm lung growth’

  Labour may help mature the lungs Babies born by elective Caesarean section are much more likely to develop breathing problems, a Danish study examining 34,000 deliveries suggests.Researchers found they were up to four times more likely to have respiratory problems...

Inactivity link to mental decline

Being a slob puts you at risk of mental health problems, experts have warned. A lack of physical activity leads to depression and dementia, evidence presented at the British Nutrition Foundation conference shows. It comes as new research from the...

High TB rates affecting HIV/AIDS treatment

Sinazongwe Health Director Dr. Kebby Musokwane has said the rapid spread of Tuberculosis (TB) in the country is making it worse to treat people with HIV/AIDS. Dr. Musokotwane said at the TB and HIV/AIDS orientation for government heads of departments...

Zambian Intellectuals slowing down HIV/AIDS campaign

Sinazongwe District HIV/AIDS Task Force Coordinator (DATF) has said most educated people’s fear to come for Voluntary Counseling and testing (VCT) is hindering the combating of the deadly HIV/AIDS pandemic in the country.   Mr. Lester Nambale said in Sinazongwe...

Woman loses quadruplets at birth

A 31- year -old expectant mother of Bin farm in Mazabuka, Southern Province yesterday wept uncontrollably when nurses at the District Hospital informed her that all her four babies she delivered had died due to suffocation. Getrude Choonya who was...

Leadership cardinal in HIV/AIDS fight

A senior Government official says the involvement of leadership at all levels, in the fight against HIV/AIDS is cardinal. Mansa district commissioner Moddy Chola said with this scenario there is a possibility of attaining significant achievements towards combating...

Apathy rocks Sinazongwe World AIDS Day Celebrations

By Tovin Ngombe Most Maamba residents in Sinazongwe district have shunned this year’s celebration of the World AIDS Day. A Check by ZANIS found that only handful of members from organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS managed to attend and the entire Maamba...

CBoH assets trasferred to ministry of Health

Assets worth K149 million have been transferred from the defunct Central Board of Health to the Ministry of health. Speaking during the official handover of a report by the special board of survey, Finance and National Planning permanent secretary...

Zimbabwe to increase its financial commitment to the fight against malaria

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe is optimistic that his country will soon start devoting 15 per cent of its annual national budget to the health sector despite economic sanctions imposed on his country by the western world. Speaking at the...
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Micho Drops Two From Final 2021 CHAN Team

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