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Health

Govt. releases K10bn for procurement of drugs

Health deputy minister Dr Lwipa Puma says government has released K10.1 billion for the supply of drugs to health institutions throughout the country. And Dr Puma says government will construct 40 health posts throughout the country at a cost of K19...

Levy donates ambulances to two hospitals

President Levy Mwanawasa has donated two ambulances to Mkushi District hospital in Central province and Arthur Davies Children's Hospital in Ndola on the Copperbelt. The two ambulances are valued at US$50,000. Health Minister, Brian Chituwo, who received the donation on...

KK says KKCAF has helped reduce HIV/AIDS prevalence in Zambia

First republican President Kenneth Kaunda says the Kenneth Kaunda Children of Africa Foundation, KKCAF, has helped scale down the HIV and AIDS prevalence from 19 per cent to about 16 per cent in the country. Speaking when he paid a...

MSF urged not to end project in Nchelenge

Nchelenge district council chairman, Abel Chilukuta, wants doctors without Borders-Holland Medicine San Frontier, MSF, to postpone plans to phase out its HIV/AIDS project in the district. Mr. Chilukuta said the intended pull out of the Humanitarian Aid Agency from the...

Medical drugs run out in Mazabuka

Chikankata hospital in Mazabuka has been hit by a shortage of medical drugs. Area Member of Parliament, Munji Habeenzu disclosed this to ZANIS in Mazabuka today. Mr Habeenzu said the shortage of drugs has forced the hospital administration to issue prescriptions...

ZRCS cleans Old Soweto market

The Zambia Redcross Society General Secretary, Charles Mushitu says Soweto Market is a strategic market which requires high standards of hygeine to be maintained. Mr. Mushitu says the need to keep the market clean can not be...

Cannabis ‘disrupts brain centre’

Scientists have shown how cannabis may trigger psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia. A King's College London team gave healthy volunteers the active ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). They then recorded reduced activity in an area of the brain which keeps inappropriate thoughts...

Zambia Sugars embarks on construction project at Mazabuka hospital

The Zambia Sugar Company PLC has embarked on the construction of new surgical wards and water reticulation system at Mazabuka District Hopsital. Zambia Sugar company Corporate Affairs Manager, Lovemore Sievu disclosed the development to ZANIS in Mazabuka today, and said the...

Veep hails Prof Nkanza

Vice-President, Rupiah Banda, has hailed a private health practitioner for setting up a laboratory in Lusaka saying this would cut costs for patients travelling abroad seeking medical tests. Mr Banda said this when he officially opened Professor Nkanza’s laboratories in...

Levy directs Minister of Science to curb GMO imports

President Mwanawasa has ordered the immediate issuance of a statutory instrument to curb the smuggling into the country of suspected  genetically modified agricultural products. Mr Mwanawasa has directed Minister of Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Peter Daka to issue the...
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Government to lift the ban on the issuance of investment licenses in Zambia

Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Mulenga Chipoka has revealed that the Government is this month expected to lift...