40 Births Per Day Put Strain On Kanyama Level 1 Hospital

40 Births Per Day Put Strain On Kanyama Level 1 Hospital

KanyambaLevel One Hospital in Lusaka delivers about 900 babies every month, the situation which compels mothers to share one bed, hospital authorities have disclosed. And the Public Service Management Division (PSMD) yesterday employed over 100 volunteer nurses and clinical officers at Chawama and Matero Level One hospitals. The baby boom in Kanyama came to light […]

Even One Drink a Day Increases Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Even One Drink a Day Increases Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study in The Lancet, countering previous claims that one or two drinks a day could be protective. The UK and Chinese researchers followed 500,000 Chinese people for 10 years. They say the findings are relevant to all […]

Stop Buying Self-Prescribed Drugs – Pharmacists

Stop Buying Self-Prescribed Drugs – Pharmacists

PHARMACEUTICAL Society of Zambia (PSZ) has urged members of the public to stop buying medicine which is not stored at prescribed temperatures as they risk purchasing poisonous drugs which can kill them. PSZ president Jerome Kanyika said in an interview that people who are in a habit of prescribing medicines for themselves are the most […]

Needles Boy On Mend, Doctors Hailed

Needles Boy On Mend, Doctors Hailed

THE condition of three-year-old Richard Zulu, who underwent the last operation on Thursday at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) to remove 11 needles which remained in his body, is stable. Doctors say the boy will remain in hospital for observation for the next two weeks before he is discharged. UTH head of clinical care and […]

Chilufya Explains Why He Made Changes At HPCZ, ‘HPCZ Would Close A Mission Hospital Over A Fire Extinguisher’

Chilufya Explains Why He Made Changes At HPCZ, ‘HPCZ Would Close A Mission Hospital Over A Fire Extinguisher’

Government was compelled to implement administrative changes at the Health Professional Council of Zambia [HPCZ] because of alleged unethical conduct of some officials in the running of the institution, Minister of Health Chitalu has said. On Wednesday, Dr Chilufya removed Sekelani Banda from the position of board chairperson of HPCZ and replaced him with Ministry […]

Statement On The Evacuation Of Mike Mulongoti

  15th January, 2019 The Zambia DNA commends President Edgar Chagwa Lungu for the directive to have People’s Party president Mike Mulongoti evacuated for specialist treatment in South Africa. We also wish president Mulongoti speedy and full recovery. However, President Lungu has once again demonstrated that he is a caring Head of State with the […]

Chipata Boy, Richard Zulu, in ICU After Operation at UTH

Chipata Boy, Richard Zulu, in ICU After Operation at UTH

The Ministry of Health has declined to disclose the exact condition of Richard Zulu, the Chipata boy, who on Monday in Lusaka underwent an operation to remove the remaining needles embedded in his body. It is also not clear how many foreign objects were removed from the boy’s body when local surgeons operated on him […]

Power High Energy Drink Is Safe-Laboratory Results

  Various laboratory tests carried out on Natural Power SX Energy Drink have confirmed that product is safe for human consumption.This is according to test results obtained from the Zambia Bureau of Standards, the Uganda National Bureau of Standards, the Malawi Bureau of Standards and the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS), a public entity which […]

Yes The Water is Contaminated- LWSC

Yes The Water is Contaminated- LWSC

Tests conducted on water samples collected from parts of Nyumba Yanga, Kabulonga and Ibex Hill in Lusaka have revealed that the commodity is contaminated. On Wednesday, there were reports of people suffering from diarrhoea as a result of consuming alleged contaminated tap water. Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company managing director Jonathan Kampata told journalists yesterday […]

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