Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Health

Outbreak of unknown eye infection in Mpulungu

Mpulungu district in Northern Province has recorded an outbreak of an unknown eye infection. Mpulungu District Commissioner Gehard Sikazwe said the unknown eye infection was...

Lumwana Mine Workers’ Health at Risk Due to Uranium Contamination:Urgent Action Needed, Says EFF President

In a startling revelation, workers at Lumwana Mine in Kalumbila District have voiced grave concerns about their health, attributing it to uranium pollution in...

Lusaka Province Witnesses Sharp Decline in Cholera Incidents

Lusaka Province Health Director, Simulyamana Choonga, has reported a substantial decrease in cholera cases across the province, marking a significant stride in the fight...

Zambia’s Pediatric HIV program is still lagging-MoH

By Dennis Chibuye The Ministry of Health says the pediatric HIV program in Zambia is still lagging compared to the adult HIV program. Ministry of...

Zambia Reports 11 million Malaria Cases In 2023

Zambia has experienced a surge in malaria cases, with over 11 million reported in 2023, a significant rise from the 8.1 million cases recorded...

Government Removes Buyback Option From NHIMA

Minister of Labour and Social Security Brenda Tembatamba announced the removal of the buyback option under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIMA). Ms Tambatamba...

Zambia National Public Health Institute Collaborates with Government Agencies to Address Zoonotic Disease Risks Amid Drought

Amidst growing concerns over the impact of drought on public health, the Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) has embarked on a collaborative effort...

Government Urges Adherence to Regulations in In-Vitro Fertilization Clinics

The government has called upon the Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) and other stakeholders to ensure that providers of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) adhere to regulations...