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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...

Zambia should not relax on Bird Flu prevention- PS

Government says there is need for the country to continue putting in place measures to effectively prevent and control the spread of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) commonly known as bird flu. Central Province Permanent Secretary Denny Lumbama said...

Ministry of Health accuses Donors

THE Government has accused co-operating partners of shifting goal posts in the resumption of support to the Ministry of Health which was suspended after it emerged that some officials had stolen about K27 billion. The governments of Netherlands and Sweden...

Swine Flu in Zambia

The three Zambians diagnosed with the Swine Flu in Belgrade have arrived in the country and have been quarantined. One of the patients is in Lusaka while, two others are on the Copperbelt. Acting Spokesperson in the Ministry of Health, Elizabeth...

Resumption of donor funding to the Ministry of Health cheers CEG

The Centre for Elections and Governance (CEG) Zambia has welcomed the announcement by the Swedish Embassy that they have resumed financial support to the Ministry of Health and agreed with government to take measures to safeguard public funds. CEG Trustee...

Malaria cases in Zambia have reduced by 66%

Government's strategy to working with partners and communities has led to a positive response to reducing malaria by 66 per cent in the country. Ministry of Health Spokesperson, Dr Kamoto Mbewe, said the world health assessment has proved that malaria...

Expectant mother left to die,while 100 hearses await

By Chanda Mwenya I am very grieved and sadden, after seeing the disgracing pictures of an expectant mother giving birth in public and losing her life and that of her unborn child. These inhuman events should not in any way...

Police pick up Dr. Simon Miti

Police have picked up former Health Permanent Secretary, Dr. Simon Miti to help with investigations into the financial scandal at the Ministry of Health. Dr. Miti, who is now Science and Technology Permanent secretary, was picked up Saturday morning for...
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