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Health

Government receives huge consignment of assorted essential drugs

The government has received a huge consignment of assorted essential drugs and medical supplies worth K 60 million, to inculcate resilience in Health Care Systems in Zambia especially in the fight against COVID-19. Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has...

Dr. Chitalu Chilufya’s acquittal is a betray of Dr.Abigail Mulenga

By: Anthony Bwalya Other than having conveyed my sincere condolences to the Mulenga family through my friend Choolwe Mulenga, I have also sort permission through him, to make reference to his beloved late sister Dr. Abigail Mulenga in my discussion. Let...

Kabwe General Hospital / Zambia Health system failed one of its own doctors as she died in pain

Dr.Abigail Mulenga obtained her medical degree in Ukraine in 2019,becoming a doctor at the young age of 23.Just two months into her dream job at Kabwe General Hospital where she had dedicated her life serving the people of Kabwe,...

Government Sends a message of Condolences to the family of the late Dr. Abigail Mulenga

The government has sent a message of sympathies and condolences to the family of the late Dr. Abigail Mulenga who died at the University Teaching Hospital at 18:30 hours yesterday. Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya said the late Dr. Mulenga...

ZAMPHIA to enable individuals test for HIV in the comfort of their own homes with no cost

As the need to understand progress Zambia has scored towards achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets gains momentum, the Zambia Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (ZAMPHIA) 2020 survey is not leaving anything to chance. The ZAMPHIA survey is a nationally representative household-based...

Cloth masks do protect the wearer – breathing in less coronavirus means you get less sick

Masks slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by reducing how much infected people spray the virus into the environment around them when they cough or talk. Evidence from laboratory experiments, hospitals and whole countries show that masks work, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends face coverings...

There is high Level Transmission of COVID 19 in Workplaces-Health Minister

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has said that there is a high-level transmission of COVID 19 in workplaces, as most workplaces in the country have now recorded positive Covid-19 cases. Speaking during the routine updates in Lusaka yesterday, Dr Chilufya has...

Health Minister threatens to ban Social Gathering after spike in non compliance with Guidelines

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has said that social gatherings will be suspended if there is continued relaxation to COVID-19 health guidelines. Dr Chilufya has emphasized the need for people to take precautions at social events. Dr. Chilufya said that people...

Zambia Medical Association to launch own investigation into UTH incident of man ranting at Doctors

The Zambia Medical Association has launched its own investigation into a video circulating online purportedly showing a patient disparaging Medical Officers at the University Teaching Hospitals, Casualty, and Emergency Area. Association General Secretary Dr. Masiku Phiri has however commended his...

Zambia to participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

The Ministry of Health has disclosed that Zambia will take part in COVID-19 Vaccine trials. Speaking today at the COVID-19 daily briefing, Director of Infectious Diseases Professor Lloyd Mulenga said that the Zambia was ready for vaccine trials as...
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