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Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency gets new Director General

The Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMMSA) Board has appointed Billy Mweetwa as the new director general of the Agency for a period of three years with effect from August 2. In February this year, the ZAMMSA Board resolved...

HH fires Health PS Dr Magwende

President HaKainde Hichilema has with immediate effect terminated the contract of Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration George Magwende. This is according to a statement released to ZNBC news this evening by Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya. Below is...

Workers Compensation Fund Chief Executive Officer, Priscilla Bwembya Fired

Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) of Directors has terminated the contract of its Chief Executive Officer, Priscilla Bwembya following investigations into the procurement of 39 motor vehicles during the 2021 campaigns. In a memorandum addressed to the workers, the...

The government is working hard to continue improving on quality healthcare services-Masebo

Health Minister Sylvia Masebo says the government is working hard to continue improving on quality healthcare services in all parts of the country. Ms Masebo stated that there is a need for the health sector to have essential drugs, infrastructure,...

Maid held as a suspect in the murder of Professor Krikor

A maid is being held at Woodlands Police Station in connection with the brutal murder of Professor Krikor Erzingatsian,who was known as the father of surgery in Zambia. The 80 year old surgeon is said to have been brutally...

Africa Scientists advised to commit themselves to advancing medical research

Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) has urged the Scientists in Africa to commit themselves in advancing medical research in the African Region. ZNPHI Director General Roma Chilengi explained that the formation of the Biobank network is a stepping...

Stakeholders in the health sector urged to be vigilant against recurrent outbreaks and epidemics

Zambia National Public Health Institute(ZNPHI) has advised stakeholders in the health sector to be vigilant in strengthening public health security if possible disease outbreaks are to be prevented. ZNPHI Director General Roma Chilengi notes that Zambia has continued experiencing recurrent...

Zambia records high HIV/AIDS cases among women

National Aids Council (NAC) director Connie Osborne says the country has recorded a high number of women infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) . Describing the situation as unfortunate, Dr Osborrne says the most affected are young women...

Masebo counsels pharmacists to stop issuing drugs without prescriptions

Minister of Health, Sylvia Masebo has called on pharmacists in the country to be professional and stop issuing drugs without prescriptions. Ms Masebo noted with concern that there is misuse of anti-biotics drugs hence the need for patients to...

Dr Brian Sampa accepts his impeachment by the members of Resident Doctors Association of Zambia

Former Resident Doctors Association of Zambia (RDAZ) President Brian Sampa has said that he has accepted his impeachment by the members of the Association. Dr Sampa has, however, said that he saddened to learn that...

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Police Detain Man for Swindling a job seeker out of K13, 000

Police have detained a 40-year-old man of Chililabombwe for swindling a job seeker out of K13, 000 after being...