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Government targets to vaccinate 3.5 million children against polio

Zambia intends to vaccinate 3.5 Million under-five children in the polio vaccination exercise which has been launched following a report of the disease in neighbouring Malawi. Lusaka Province Minister, who launched the exercise today, said the country’s geographic position makes...

Government launches first round of polio vaccination

The government today through the Ministry of Health launched the first round of the Polio vaccination campaign in Lusaka's Chawama Township aimed at boosting the country's immunity following the recently recorded polio case in neighbouring Malawi. Speaking at the...

Tuberculosis still a health concern-Kasonka

The Ministry of Health says that Tuberculosis (TB) has remained to be one of the top ten diseases that causes deaths globally. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Lackson Kasonka said despite the multiple interventions over a number...

Muslims, Christians and Bahai join efforts in campaign to eliminate malaria in Zambia

Muslims, Christians and Bahai have joined efforts in a multi-sectorial campaign aimed at eliminating malaria in Zambia. It is a rare moment where religious groupings that differ in beliefs and practices elect to work together in the best interest of...

Ndola Teaching Hospital to have own oxygen generation plant

Ndola Teaching Hospital (NTH) management says it has accelerated its plans to set up an Oxygen generation plant installed at the facility. Senior Medical Superintendent Dr. Joseph Musowoya says that the project is aimed at ensuring...

Zambian hospitals run out of drugs

A critical shortage of essential drugs and supplies has hit the Zambian public health system with most public health facilities completely running out of stock. Several health workers interviewed in different parts of the country confirmed that the situation has...

Discovery of South Africa taps the Zambian market in expansion bid

Discovery Ltd., Africa’s second-biggest insurer by market value, is expanding its footprint into five countries on the continent including Zambia. Chief Executive Officer Adrian Gore said in an interview that firms with employees in Zambia, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and the...

EFF to stage protest against lack of drugs in hospitals

Economic Freedom Fighters has warned that it will stage demonstrations against the new dawn government if it does not procure drugs for public hospitals in seven days. Party Leader Kasonde Mwenda says Health care is essential for all citizens irrespective...

Polio outbreak could be looming in Mafinga following cases in neighboring Malawi

The Ministry of Health in Mafinga district in Muchinga Province has alerted the residents of a Polio outbreak in the neighboring Malawi. This was disclosed during an Epidemic Preparedness meeting that was held in the District Council...

WHO places Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania on high alert after Malawi registers polio case

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has put Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia on high alert after a wild poliovirus case was detected in Malawi. The WHO said additional vaccinations for children under the age of five in Malawi and neighbouring countries...
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