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Health

The Population based HIV assessment survey is harmless and meant to assess progress in HIV programs-Minister of Health

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya says Zambia is among 13 nations where a population based HIV impact assessment survey is being conducted,findings of which will be announced at the United Nations General Assembly in September this year.This is in...

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...

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Chef 187 releases video for Grammy Muchibemba

Chef 187 released the video for the song Grammy Muchibemba that is off his latest album Bon Appetit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHtoO-LLavA

Zambia asks proposals from banks on how to postpone its debt repayments

The Zambian government has asked banks for proposals on reorganizing as much as $11.2 billion of foreign debt as its debt-service costs rise and...

Covid-19 grounds Mahogany Air

Mahogany Air has announced it has suspended all flights from 30th March to 30th April 2020 in response to the Coronavirus control measures and...

Standard Chartered to commit $1 billion of financing for companies to help COVID-19

Standard Chartered has announced it will commit US$1 billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against Covid-19,...

Defiant Bar Owners in Solwezi District have been arrested

A joint team of health inspectors from the Solwezi municipal council, council and Zambia police officers have apprehended eight bar owners who defied...
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