Tanzania MPs Take Public HIV Tests

Tanzania MPs Take Public HIV Tests

More than 300 Tanzanian MPs are taking HIV tests in public today as they try to encourage more people to get tested. The initiative comes at the start of a six-month campaign dubbed ‘test and treat’ that seeks to put people living with HIV on anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs). Speaking during the launch of the campaign, […]

PHOTO FOCUS.

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  Health Minister Hon Dr Chitalu Chilufya yesterday officiated at the ground breaking ceremony of the Phase II of the Lusaka health center District hospitals at Kanyama hospital. This will see the Upgrade or Kanyama Clinic, Chipata Clinic and Chawama Clinic upgraded to first level hospitals. This gesture will be done by the Zambian government […]

Chainama Records 697 Alcohol Patients In 90 Days

Chainama Records 697 Alcohol Patients In 90 Days

Chainama Hills Hospital has been recording an average of 200 admissions of patients suffering from alcohol abuse with the first three of this year recording 697 mental illnesses. Hospital public relations Officer George Tafuna has confirmed that 697 Zambians suffered from alcohol related illnesses in the first quarter. Mr Tafuna says the number is worrying […]

DNA Shows How Malaria Turned Deadly

DNA Shows How Malaria Turned Deadly

The secrets of how malaria became a human-killer have been revealed by a genetic study. The work, led by researchers from Wellcome Sanger Institute in Cambridge, compared seven types of malaria – tracing the parasite’s family tree. This revealed that, about 50,000 years ago, the parasites diverged, with one “branch” evolving into the most deadly […]

Vaginal Tightening Procedure

Vaginal Tightening Procedure

Majority of women across the globe suffer from the issue of a loose vagina at some point in their life. Loose vaginas is a cause of concern, since it makes it difficult for women to experience heightened sexual sensations and to have orgasm owing the reduction of friction between the vagina and the penis. In […]

Mozambique To Circumcise 100, 000 Men

Mozambique To Circumcise 100, 000 Men

More than 100,000 men in Mozambique are to be circumcised in a bid to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/Aids. The health authorities in the central province of Zambezia say their campaign will focus on districts of Ato-Molocue, Ile and Gurue, where circumcision is not a common practice. This is the second phase of […]

Mwanakatwe Provides Support To People With Eye Problems

  Lusaka Central Constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Margaret Mwanakatwe has been commended for assisting patients with eye problems. In a quest to mitigate sight challenges in Lusaka, hon. Mwanakatwe, serving as Zambia’s Second Female Minister of Finance after Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) leader Ms. Edith Nawakwi is rolling an excellent programme for […]