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Monday, March 30, 2020

Health

Mob attack nurse at Luwingu district hospital and damage ambulance

A mob of residents in Luwingu district, Northern Province yesterday axed a male nurse who attempted to rescue an elderly woman under attack from the angry mob that descended on her on suspicion that she was harbouring gassers. Reports suggest...

No Student Will Be Evacuated From China, says Chilufya

Government has maintained that it will not evacuate Zambian students studying in China in the awake of the Coronavirus outbreak. Health Minister CHITALU CHILUFYA says Government is, however, monitoring closely the wellfare of the more than 4 -thousand Zambian students...

Doctor – Patient Ratio in Zambia – Where Do We Stand?

The World Health Organization WHO has published desirable doctor–patient ratio as 1:1,000. Yet, over 44% of WHO Member States reported less than one physician per 1,000 population. Zambia, like other low-middle income countries in the world, is working towards...

Zambian Government is committed to ending AIDS by 2030-Esther Lungu

First Lady Esther Lungu says the Zambian Government is committed to ending AIDS by 2030. Mrs Lungu also said Zambia is committed to achieving HIV/AIDS epidemic control by 2021. She says this has been demonstrated through strong political leadership and commitment...

Zambia must aggressively fight and stop the coronavirus from entering the country – Nevers Mumba

A few hours ago, I flew into Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. I am alarmed at how casually we are handling passengers coming from China. The measures put in place to fight the Coronavirus are totally inadequate and pose a...

Chinese ambassador says Coronavirus is under control, pledges full support for Zambian students in China

Chinese ambassador to Zambia Mr. Li Jie has said that all efforts are being made to prevent, control and contain the outbreak of Coronavirus which has so far claimed 361 lives across the globe. Some of the preventive measures that...

Coronavirus: China accuses US of causing panic and ‘spreading fear’

The Chinese government has accused the US of causing "panic" in its response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. It follows the US decision to declare a public health emergency and deny entry to foreign nationals who had visited China in...

Government buys masks for Zambian students in Wuhan

Government has bought five thousand masks for Zambian students studying in China’s Wuhan Province to protect them from contracting the coronavirus. Zambia’s Ambassador to China Winnie Chibesakunda says government is also making efforts to buy more masks through its missions...

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema calls for a comprehensive Corona virus health campaign

The World has once again been unexpectedly hit by a mysterious disease called 2019 novel coronavirus(2019-nCOV) or simply coronavirus. The epidemic's epicenter has been traced to China's Hubei Province in the City of Wuhan, whose population of 11 million...

Choma medical college closed

The General Nursing Council of Zambia has deregistered the Choma Medical College with immediate effect for failing to comply with the set nursing education and training standards. Director for Regulation and Compliance Thom Yung’ana states that the college has...

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HH wants Correctional facilities and Police Cells decongested in the wake of COVID-19

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Chief Justice, the Director of Public...

Effects of COVID-19 Disease on the Zambian Mining Industry

By Webby Banda CTPD-Senior Researcher (Extractives) The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has observed that Mineral commodity prices have plummeted in recent days...

The People of Serenje have rejected Bill 10 – MMD Official Tells Off Nakachinda

Opposition New Hope Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Serenje district have said that the people in the district have rejected the Bill 10. The...

Only adds one more case to its COVID-19 numbers, only one patient is severely ill

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has announced that Zambia has only recorded one COVID-19 case in the last 24:hrs bringing the total number of...

Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say that his appeal is still being considered

Football Icon Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say the appeal to FIFA’s Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has NOT yet been heard and determined. Bwalya’s Lawyers...
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