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The Chinese Contraceptive pill is not a herbal drug and is illegal-ZAMRA

The Zambia Medicine Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) has disclosed that the initial test results for the Chinese Contraceptive pill have indicated that it is not a herbal drug and has long lasting side effects.Speaking at a Press briefing in Lusaka...

Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in world’s first Roundup cancer trial

A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. The case of school...

Depression and Mental Health – A Personal Reflection On The Death of Prof Bongani Mayosi

A sad day in the medical world in Africa As we reflect on the suicide death of one of South Africa’s most prominent cardiologists, Prof Bongani Mayosi, due to a prolonged struggle with depression, I am compelled to add my...

Fake processed food is becoming an epidemic in African urban life

  In late February, 14-year-olds Nahima and Yayaya, died after eating tainted biscuits at a classmate’s birthday celebration in their school, located just outside Nigeria’s capital Abuja. Several other children in their class were hospitalized. Panic and threats from angry...

Toxic sugar

The Toxic Truth Too much fructose can damage your liver, just like too much alcohol. There is growing scientific consensus that one of the most common types of sugar, fructose, can be toxic to the liver, just like alcohol. Fructose is the...

William Banda moved to Lusaka

Detained embattled MMD Lusaka province chairman William Banda has been transferred to Lusaka central police. This follows Mr. Banda's arrest and detention at Chipata central police station yesterday. Lusaka division commanding officer Mhlakeni Zulu has confirmed the development to QFM. Mr. Zulu...

Mobile Hospital rolls into Shangombo to the thrill of residents

Government through the Ministry of Health has continued to receive praise from the general public for bring quality health services closer to the people. The initiative to purchase Mobile Hospitals has cheered many people in the country and the people...

World TB day

World TB Day, falling on March 24th each year, is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of several million people each year, mostly in developing countries....

Government to employ 20,000 health workers

The Government is still searching for about 20, 000 employees in the Ministry of Health to fill up vacancies created by the 2005 strategic plan that established 51, 414 positions.   Health Minister Kapembwa Simbao said in Lusaka yesterday that only...

K12 billion for health workers

Government has released K12 billion towards offsetting the K120 billion debt owed to health workers in the country. The Ministry of Health owes health workers in leave travel, long service and repatriation benefits among others. Health Workers Union of Zambia...

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Black Mountain operations commence after a three week recess necessitated by challenges.

Operations at the mineral slag dump in Kitwe commonly known as the Black Mountain have commenced after a three...