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ADRA launches Menstrual Hygiene project to help 7,000 girls in urban areas

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Zambia (ADRA) has launched  a project  on the Menstrual Hygiene in Urban Townships that will benefit over 7,000 girls. ADRA Country Director Kennedy Hadasimbi said lack of provision of menstrual hygiene management products is...

President Hichilema implores Zambians to take health walks

  President Hakainde Hichilema has encouraged Zambians to take health walks as a way to build mental and physical health. President Hichilema, who flagged off and participated in the 5 .8 kilometre health walk, described as a wonderful and good activity...

Hichilema accepts Global Cholera Control Championship

President Hakainde Hichilema has accepted the prestigious appointment as Global Cholera Control Champion by the Global Task Force on Cholera Control -GTFCC. President Hichilema officially accepted the prestigious international appointment at the World Health Assembly, in Geneva, Switzerland. He noted that...

Mulyata relaunches Covid-19  vaccination to boost low numbers

  Lusaka Province Minister Sheal Mulyata has expressed concern over the low Covid-19 vaccination rate as the province has only vaccinated 19.5 percent out of the target of 70 percent. Speaking during the Covid 19 vaccination campaign launch in Rufunsa District...

Protect infants from being stolen, Lusaka residents implores UTH management

Residents of Lusaka have added their voice to the call by the family whose ten-day old baby was allegedly stolen by two University Teaching Hospital (UTH) maids to tighten security measures at the facility. Barbara Mwape said  an interview that...

National heart Hospital starts conducting heart surgery

  Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Professor Lackson Kasonka has commended the Zambia Japan partnership in conducting successful heart surgery at the new National Heart Hospital in Chongwe district. Prof. Kasonka notes that the facility which is able...

Doctors on go slow, nurses plan to join in

Resident Doctors last night commenced their go slow after a failed government promise to meet their demands. The Resident Doctors Association of Zambia directed that all emergency departments should be manned by the people on-call, emergencies on the wards should...

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...

Calls for Board of Biosafety Authority to be dissolved after granting permits for imports of GMO’s

The African Consumer Union has demanded that the Board of the Biosafety Authority be dissolved as it is a danger a danger to the country's food sovereignty. The National Biosafety Authority yesterday granted three distributors namely Cold Chain, Horizon and...

Zambia Environmental Management Agency Toothless

By Concerned Citizens It is again that time of year that Zambia faces enormous waterborne diseases that include the lethal Cholera Outbreaks. Cholera is endemic to Zambia and outbreaks occur almost every year in Lusaka, Southern, Northern and Luapula provinces. The...

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Kundananji Excited With Shepolopolo Recall

Europe-based Zambia Women Team striker Rachael Kundananji has expressed her excitement after being recalled to the Shepolopolo squad. Zambia coach...