A critical shortage of essential drugs has hit rural health centres in Malambo valley of Lundazi district, forcing patients to resort to using traditional herbs when they are ill.
Chief Mwanya of Malambo valley told ZANIS in Lundazi district that...
The Sight Savers International (SSI) has embarked on a six-year training programme to train 60 Clinical Officers.
Organisation Country Representative Joseph Musanje disclosed thatÂ K1.5 billion has
been allocated for training the health personnel at Chainama Hills Hospital in
Mr. Musanje said...
Government says consistent and correct use of condoms is vital in the prevention of unwanted pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
Ministry of Health Director of Clinical Care and Diagnostic Services Dr. James
Simpungwe says it is important to promote condoms...
The Cholera situation in Nchelenge district in Luapula province has stabilised.
Nchelenge District Director of Health, Emestina Chisha, told ZANIS in Nchelenge that
only one person is currently admitted to St. Paul's Missions Hospital's Cholera
Center as at yesterday.
She said there have...
Chief Matanda of the Ushi people of Mansa district has yesterday led scores of his subjects to undergo Voluntary Counseling and Testing, VCT.
Chief Matanda volunteered to be tested for HIV as a measure of encouraging his
subjects to know their...
A traditional leader in Kasama district has appealed to the government to consider releasing fundsÂ for the rehabilitation of the Kasama general hospital.
Mulenga Hill village head person Regina Kayula said currently the hospital was in a
deplorable state due to...
The department of Veterinary and Livestock development in Lundazi will soon start shooting unvaccinated and stray dogs in an effort to reduce dog bite cases.
Lundazi District Veterinary Officer Dr Christopher Njenje disclosed this during a
consultative meeting, attended by all...
GovernmentÂ has donatedÂ mediacl equipment and a laboratory worth K63 m to Kakwiya Rural Health Centre in Petauke.
District Director of Health, Kennedy Kabuswe, confirmed the development to ZANIS in
Dr. Kabuswe said the centre, which was more than 25...
Local Government and Housing Minister Sylvia Masebo has advised opposition Patriotic Front (PF) leader Michael Sata to respect the operations of the local government system.
Mrs. Masebo advised Mr. Sata not to take political differences in the civic affairs of...