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Health

208 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded, with 196 cases coming from Nakonde

The country has recorded 208 new cases of Covid-19. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says the new cases are from the mass screening conducted in Lusaka, Nakonde, and other parts of the country over a period of time. Dr. Chilufya has...

Zambia Records 5 new COVID-19 cases

Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has announced that Zambia has in the last 24 hours recorded five COVID-19 cases bringing the cumulative number of cases to 446. Dr Chilufya said the country conducted 432 tests out of which five tested...

A mother’s appeal: Please DO NOT open schools in June

I am a mother to two grade 12s. I would like to appeal on the recent announcement to open exam classes in June. The Minister of Health announced yesterday that Zambia will experience a surge in COVID-19 cases and we...

Escalating numbers of COVID-19 cases in the Zambia calls for more input from health workers than ever

Health Professions Council of Zambia Director Corporate Services Innocent Kolala says the escalating numbers of COVID-19 cases in the Country calls for more input from health workers than ever. Mr. Kolala says it is not the time for health workers...

COVID-19 may turn out to be a hoax disrupting the economy

I have been quietly monitoring the Covid-19 situation and the sequence of events that have transpired so far. I can safely say that it is not a lethal disease. Like I earlier observed we seem to have drifted from basing our...

No Confimed COVID-19 Case in Eastern Province, Suspect Case not the same as Confirmed Case-Health Minister

Zambia has not recorded any new confirmed positive COVID-19 case in Eastern Province, health minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has clarified. He, however, said surveillance has been very active in the province and in all parts of the country. "Let...

7 New COVID-19 cases Recorded out of 468 Tests

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has announced that Zambia has in the last 24 hours recorded seven new cases of COVID-19 out of 468 tests conducted. Dr. Chilufya says this brings the cumulative number of cases in the country...

Fourth COVID-19 Death recorded in Zambia

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says this involves a known chronic patient, who had cancer of the colon, which had spread to the rest of the body and had a history of Tuberculosis and pneumonia. Dr. Chilufya says the victim,...

New hospital offering International telemedicine expertise for heart diseases opens in Lusaka

For more than 40 years, hospitals in developed countries have extended their services to patients in remote locations using telemedicine.Telemedicine allows long-distance patient and clinician contact, advice,intervention, monitoring, and remote admissions. With countries around the world closing their borders due...

UNZA Lecturer appointed as WHO Board member

University of Zambia (UNZA) Biomedical Research Ethics Committee Chairperson Dr. Sody Munsaka has been appointed to the World Health Organization (WHO) board of experts that will develop guidelines and Ethics consideration for issuing of immunity passports in the...

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The Resurrection: Fred M’membe is Back, Bold and Resolute than Never Before

By Amy Chilufya. As the Socialist Party’s standing rises, we have also noted a growing pattern of lies being thrown...

ZESCO, KCM seal direct power supply deal, shuts out CEC

ZESCO Limited says it has entered into a long-term agreement with Konkola Copper Mines following successful conclusion of negotiations. ZESCO Director Strategy and...

Why a moral revolution is needed now more than ever

We cannot get overly familiar with the intolerable images of unarmed African American men dying on flimsy grounds, and in many cases, by the...

Chisamba Lungu Makes Zanaco Return

2012 AFCON winner Chisamba Lungu has returned to Zanaco. The midfielder has joined the seven-time champions as a free agent on a two-year deal barely...

Minister of Tourism Assures Artistes of Presidential Protection

Minister of Toursim and Arts has called for calm in the nation and in particular amongst artistes assuring them of president Lungu's protection as...
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