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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Health

No child should die screaming in pain: Ministry of Health is a joke

Dear Editor, "I lost my nephew in October this year, he was 5 years old . The way UTH Cancer Ward treated our case as well as the things we saw and experienced there has shaken my faith in God...

President Lungu Commissions a Nursing school in Lumezi

President Edgar Lungu has emphasized the need to expand the nurses and midwives training institutions, in order to produce adequate health professionals in the country. President Lungu notes that human capital development is key to universal health coverage...

Itezhi-Tezhi records reduction in Malaria cases

Itezhi-tezhi District in Central Province has recorded a significant reduction in the number of malaria cases this year, as a result of the preventive measures put in place. Itezhi-tezhi Council Chairman Steven Shaloba said malaria cases have reduced from...

Syphilis testing in pregnant women falls short in Zambia

The vast majority of pregnant women in Zambia undergo HIV testing, but testing for syphilis is not nearly as common. This is according to a study by Rindcy Davis, PhD, of Columbia University in New York City and Xu Xiong...

Zambia launch polio vaccination exercise in Chiengi district

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has launched a polio vaccination exercise in Chiengi district with a target of reaching out to over 8,000 children who are five years and below. Dr. Chilufya kicked off the exercise in Pilias village on the...

Chief Madzimawe calls for close colloboration in the fight against genitalia elongation

Chief Madzimawe of the Ngoni speaking people in Eastern Province says there is need for close collaboration among stakeholders in fighting female genital elongation. The Traditional Leader said this is a harmful practice recognized as a form of female genital...

Abolishing of initiation ceremonies in East welcome

Minister of Gender, Elizabeth Phiri, has praised the traditional leadership in Eastern Province for doing away with initiation ceremonies for boys and girls under the age of 18 years, as a way of combating teen pregnancies and early marriages...

Critical shortage of medical supplies in government hospitals and clinics on the Copperbelt distressing- Sinkamba

Green Party President Peter Sinkamba says the critical shortage of medical supplies in Government hospitals and clinics is distressing. He has called upon the Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya to urgently restock supplies in order to curb unwarranted...

North western province remains vulnerable to diseases like cholera, yellow fever and Ebola

North western province remains vulnerable to infectious diseases such as cholera, yellow fever and Ebola which are present in neighbouring countries sharing boarders with the region, provincial permanent secretary, Willies Mangimela has said. Mr Mangimela said for this reason stakeholders...

Over 19, 000 households in Mumbwa District are to benefit from various malnutrition interventions

Over 19, 000 households in Mumbwa District are to benefit from various malnutrition interventions in the next four years under the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN 2) USAID funds. And about 1,400 people will directly benefit from agriculture farming inputs to...

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Lwandamina Demands Honourable Win From Zesco

Zesco United coach George Lwandamina says the onus is on his team get their first Group...

140 Chingola Residents rushed health centers after their houses were spread with unknown chemicals

About 140 residents of Chingola were this morning rushed to various health centers across the district after their houses were last night spread with...

Government urged to unlock the water channels leading to Lunga District.

The Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance has urged the government to provide financial support to the Lunga District Administration to start unlocking the...

Kamba reacts angrily to media reports questioning his source of funding for his Mansion in New Kasama.

PF Lusaka Province Secretary Kennedy Kamba has reacted angrily to media reports questioning his source of funding for the mansion he has built in...

Government has released K 4 Million towards the construction of the 113 kilometre Musaila-Lubwe Kasaba road

Government has released K 4 Million towards the construction of the 113 kilometre Musaila-Lubwe Kasaba road in Luapula Province. Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Vincent...
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