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352 new Covid-19 cases recorded in past 24hs

The Ministry of Health says the country has in the last 24 hours recorded 352 new COVID-19 cases out of 7,178 tests conducted, bringing the cumulative total to 21,582. During the same period the country has also recorded two deaths,...

Covid 19 and Africa: How WHO, Chilufya got the Projections wrong

By Dr Parkie Mbozi ON 17th APRIL, 202O, the World Health Organisation (WHO) predicted that Africa’s coronavirus (or Covid 19) cases could hit 10 million in six months. meaning by October 17, 2020. And on July 22, 2020, our health...

UTH’s refurbished ICU to enhance maternal healthcare services – Chitalu

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says the commissioning of the newly refurbished Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the University Teaching Hospital will enhance the delivery of maternal healthcare services. Dr Chitalu Chilufya says the investment put in the ICU will...

Workers trained on HIV/AIDs prevention as they begin work on the 40 kilometer Chaola-Mberenje Road Construction

Chisomo, a local non-government organisation based in Chipata has recruited and trained over 50 peer educators to sensitise community members and construction workers on HIV and AIDS as road construction works commence on Chaola-Mberenje road in Chipangali District. The 50...

People’s ignorance on GMO’s worries NBA

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) says it is concerned with the misinformation surrounding the misconception of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) products in the country. NBA Communications Officer Sandra Lombe pointed out that the general public has been fed wrong information...

Zambia experiences second wave of Covid-19 as variant linked to new strain in South Africa isolated

Minister of Health Dr.Chitalu Chilufya has said there is an increase in the number of Covid -19 cases in the country. The increase in cases is accompanied by an increase in the severity of the disease requiring hospitalization and oxygen...

Zambia to attain universal health coverage – Chilangwa

Luapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa says Zambia is on the right path to attaining universal health coverage under President Edgar Lungu. Mr. Chilangwa says this is because President Lungu has demonstrated an unmeasurable commitment to the provision of health care...

Ministry of Health develops new antigen test for Covid-19

The Ministry of Health has come up with a new antigen test for Covid 19 that detects results within 30 minutes. Lusaka Province Health Director Consity Mwale noted that the new Covid 19 antigen test is done through nose swabbing...

Dear Zambians, would you take the Covid 19 Vaccine if offered?

By Dr Parkie Mbozi AFTER months of working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19, the scientists’ hard work has finally paid off. So far three vaccines are under distribution, first -...

Health Authorities in Mambwe District to start the Mass Drug Administration to treat Elephantiasis

Health authorities in Mambwe District are set to start the Mass Drug Administration as measure to treat Lymphatic Filariasis disease also known Elephantiasis. The District Health Director George Mshanga told ZANIS today that the...
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ZCCM-IH has the capacity to efficiently operate Mopani Copper Mines-IDC

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has said ZCCM-IH has the capacity to efficiently operate Mopani Copper Mines. According to the...
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