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Only 23% of Zambians access VCT services

A Survey on sexual behavior in Zambia has revealed that only 24 per cent of people are accessing Voluntary Counseling and Testing(VCT)service in spite of 99 per cent of the teenage and adult population having had come...

Why cancer tumors take 20 years to grow (and how you can stop them)

by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor (NaturalNews) New research published in the journal Nature reveals that pancreatic cancer takes 20 years to grow to the point where it is diagnosed by conventional medical doctors. This was determined by...

Government Puts Measures to Decongest UTH

ACTING Health Minister Brian Chituwo has said the upgrading of five clinics in Lusaka into mini hospitals and the construction of Lusaka District Hospital, are among the intermediate measures Government has undertaken to address congestion at the University Teaching...

Measles cases reduce

The Ministry of Health has disclosed that cases of measles in the country have been decreasing with cases now standing at 7,682 since the disease broke out nationwide.Measles first broke out in the country in April this year. Ministry of...

Reasearchers’ HIV gel success claims receive mixed feelings

The pronouncements that researchers had achieved an important break-through in the fight against HIV and genital herpes with a vaginal gel that significantly reduces a woman’s risk of being infected with these viruses has been received with mixed feelings. The...

The Exodus of Health Personnel

The Medical Retention Scheme may not be adequate to curb the exodus of health personnel. The provision for new vehicles, for example, is really not an incentive to individuals who are keen on securing jobs in developed countries where their services would fetch adequate salaries and allowances which would make it possible for them to buy vehicles on their own. And formal education (from Grade 1 through Grade 12) in such countries is generally free! The Scheme, however, is likely to give incentive to those who wish to emigrate to other developing countries in search of higher incomes, a better standard of living and/or a less-hostile environment, among a host of other reasons.

Volunteers in Mazabuka clinical trial contract HIV

Half of the volunteers for the clinical trial of the Microbicide Gel conducted by the Microbicide Development Programme in Mazabuka are feared to have contracted HIV due to alleged failed efficacy of the drug. The drug called Gel was administered...

Villagers displaced by investor face potential Cholera epidemic in Chirundu

One Cholera case has been recorded at Mtendere Mission Hospital in Chirundu Township of Siavonga District in Southern Province. Four more patients with serious diarrhoea have also been recorded from the site were the more than 100 villagers who were...

Govt. working hard to improve health sector

Government has reiterated its commitment to improving the health sector in the country through the provision of quality health services and qualified personnel. . Deputy Minister of Health, Mwendoi Akakandelwa, told parliament today that government was working hard towards improving the...

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