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COVID-19 spreads to 104 districts

The COVID-19 pandemic has now infected a total of 27,728 people with 469 deaths in the 104 of the 116 districts countrywide since it broke out early last year in Zambia. Earlier yesterday before he was fired then Minister of...

The COVID-19 outbreak in Zambia continues to accelerate-Dr Chilufya

The COVID-19 outbreak in Zambia continues to accelerate, characterised by increasing number of cases, severity of disease with over sixty percent of the patients in health facilities requiring oxygen therapy and advanced medication. Furthermore we note increasing number of...

Doctors condemn the actions of Honeybee Pharmacy and the Government systems that allowed it

RDAZ statement on the parliamentary public accounts committee report on faulty Healthcare supplies in circulation The Resident Doctors Association of Zambia (RDAZ) has as its primary mandate, to safeguard the welfare of all doctors in Zambia.RDAZ membership reports daily to...

Pharmacist calls for withdrawal of faulty syphilis test kits

A Ndola-based pharmacist Jerome Kanyika has advised the government to withdraw syphilis test kits being distributed to health centers countrywide. Mr. Kanyika is of the view that investigations conducted by pharmacists across the country have shown that...

UNZA mourns Professor Kumar Baboo’s untimely death

The University of Zambia (UNZA) is saddened to announce the untimely death of Professor Kumar Sridutt Baboo, a Professor of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at the University of Zambia’s School of Public Health. Born on 10th October, 1943, Prof....

Don’t spread wrong information about new Covid variant-MQHZ

The Medical for Quality Healthcare in Zambia (MQHZ) has called on the public to stop spreading wrong information about the new variant of the coronavirus, 501Y.V2, noting that rumours cause fear in people. MQHZ Director General Quince Mwabu...

Zambia records 850 new COVID-19 cases

Zambia has recorded 850 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest number of coronavirus cases recorded since the first announcement on March 18th, 2020. The Ministry of Health announced yesterday afternoon that the recorded cases are out...

Honey Bee’s defective condoms distributed by Medical Stores are still on the market

Medical Stores Limited has disclosed that it distributed condoms and gloves to the public that did not meet the required standards set by the Zambia Bureau of Standards in September, 2020. Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee this afternoon,...

Lusambo cuts short his annual leave to lead fight against Covid-19 second wave

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo yesterday morning distributed masks and sensitizing motorists and some Lusaka residents on the importance of adhering to Covid-19 health guidelines. Mr. Lusambo has since directed that he will tomorrow start taking stringent measures against those...

Government Threatens to Impose Drastic measures should Violation of COVID-19 Guidelines Continue

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has warned that the government will impose drastic measures should there be a continuous laxity among members of the public towards adherence to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) preventive guidelines. Dr. Chilufya disclosed...
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