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 […]

Needles Near Heart, Liver

Needles Near Heart, Liver

Investigations have revealed that the longest needle that was placed in the body of three-year-old Richard Zulu was 17 centimetres (cm) as the second operation on the boy draws near. Of the remaining needles mysteriously planted into the body of the boy, two are near vital organs – heart and liver. And the Siamese twins […]

Be Open About Condoms, Africa Advised

Be Open About Condoms, Africa Advised

Africa needs to be open about the use of condoms if the prevalence of HIV has to reduce, a Zambian medical doctor has said. Kanyanta Sunkuntu, who was speaking during a workshop organised by the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) for female writers in Africa, said the continent needs to move away from […]

Evacuate Lweendo For Abroad Treatment, Mbewe Pleads With Govt

  Lweendo Chaambwa, a Community School Teacher suffering from Bronchiectasis, a chronicle lung ailment is pleading with well-wishers to assist her with finances to purchase a portable oxygen concentrator as she is finding problems to breathe natural air. And Sam Mbewe, a Matero resident and Journalist by profession  says the assistance which Ms Chaambwa needs […]

Needles Boy Evacuated To UTH

Needles Boy Evacuated To UTH

3-year-old boy who was found with 44 needles in his body has been evacuated to Lusaka for specialised care and treatment after an order from President Edgar Lungu. President Lungu ordered the immediate evacuation of Richard Zulu, who was recently found with needles and sharp wires in his body, from Chipata Central Hospital to the […]

Zambian Medical Expert Outlines The Importance Of Nuclear Science In Cancer Treatment

  A medical expert has outlined the importance and efficacy of nuclear energy in treating non-communicable diseases. Dr Mulindi Mwanahamuntu who University Teaching Hospital Deputy Director Women and Newly born Hospita said the construction of Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology(CNST) will ensure that Non Communicable diseases like cancer are effectively treated. Dr Mwanahabantu said […]

Unilever Wants Proper Sanitation…In View Of Cholera Outbreaks

PROPER Sanitation continues to pose a challenge in the country as toilet facilities are scarce and sometimes when access to them is provided, there is no added challenge of developing hygienic habits, Unilever Country Director Shamail Randeree has observed Commemorating the World Toilet Day which falls on 16th November, at Lusaka’s Emmasdale Primary School which […]

New Polio Vaccine ‘doesn’t Need Fridges’

New Polio Vaccine ‘doesn’t Need Fridges’

A polio vaccine that can be stored as a dried powder at room temperature is a new opportunity to help eradicate the disease, researchers at the University of Southern California say. The vaccines usually require a cool and stable temperature to ensure the medicine remains effective. Polio has no cure and can lead to irreversible […]