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Dr Chanda bemoans increase of critically ill COVID-19 patients

The government says there is an influx of critically ill Covid 19 patients in isolation centers across the country despite a reduction of new infections. Minister of Health Jonas Chanda attributed the influx to transmissions in communities that are progressing...

Zambia to adopt Covid – 19 vaccine programme – MOH

The government has agreed to adopt the COVID-19 vaccine programme as one of the key pillars in mitigating the health and socioeconomic impact of the virus, especially on the vulnerable population. Minister of Health Jonas Chanda disclosed this was after...

70,000 vaccinated against Cholera in Nsama district of Northern Province

Over 70,000 people in Nsama district of Northern Province have successfully received the second dose of the oral Cholera vaccination in the first ever massive campaign. National Cholera Elimination Coordinator Fred Kapaya expressed happiness that his team has managed to...

Zambia has capacity to store COVID-19 vaccines-Chanda

Minister of Health, Jonas Chanda is saddened by some online and social media reports purporting that Zambia does not have the capacity to store the COVID-19 vaccines. Dr Chanda says the country has functional cold chain systems and routine infrastructure...

NHIMA to reduce costs of medical treatment – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Jonas Chanda says the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIMA) will make treatment of medical conditions that require expensive medical procedures to be affordable for ordinary Zambians. Speaking when he visited Kamuchanga District Hospital in Mufulira District, Dr....

Zambia records 8 Covid-19 deaths in 24hrs

Zambia has continued to record a reduction in numbers of both Covid-19 cases and deaths. Minister of Health Jonas Chanda said in the last 24 hours, the country recorded 410 new cases, representing 9 percent, out of the 4,718...

Ground set for 14 mini hospital on the Copperbelt

Copperbelt Province has been allocated 14 mini hospitals and two first level hospitals out of the 115 and five level one hospitals that will be constructed across the country. Health Minister, Jonas Chanda says the construction of the...

Indian Hospital aids UTH College of Nursing

Yashoda Multi-Specialty Hospital in Indian has donated 200 specialized Medical books worth 3,500 united states dollars to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) College of Nursing. Yashoda Hospitals Southern...

US $ 6 million dollars sourced towards the malaria fight countrywide

The Mansa Rotary Club has sourced 6 Million US dollars to be channeled towards the Malaria Fight in the country. Mansa Rotary Club President Charles Sichinga reveals that part of the funds is coming from Bill...

11 ‘pharmacists’ imprisoned for operating without licenses

The Kapiri Mposhi magistrate has convicted 11 people for operating pharmacies without a license of registration. The now convicts, who are all Kapiri Mposhi residents, have been fined between K1, 000 to K6, 000 or three to six...

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