DR Congo Declares Ebola Outbreak Over

DR Congo Declares Ebola Outbreak Over

Democratic Republic of Congo Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga has announced that the Ebola outbreak in the country’s Équateur province is over after 42 days without a new case. Report The virus first appeared in April. Since then, there have been 54 cases: 33 people died as a result of contracting Ebola while 21 survived, […]

Importance & Benefits Of Charcoal At Home

Importance & Benefits Of Charcoal At Home

Charcoal is one of the most disregarded products at home. We only see the need for it when it is time to set fire for Banku. However, if you really need first aid, charcoal is something you need to have on you all the time. You might not know this but it is one of […]

Bathing Every Day Could Increase Your Risk of Infections, Experts Warn

Bathing Every Day Could Increase Your Risk of Infections, Experts Warn

Bathing every day could increase people’s risk of infections, experts warn. Showering excessively can reduce skin hydration, causing it to become dry and cracked, which allows germs to enter, according to infectious-disease expert Dr Elaine Larson from Columbia University. She adds most people bathe in the belief it will reduce their risk of illness, however, […]

Zambia Remains At Risk of Cholera Outbreak – Dr. Chilufya

Zambia Remains At Risk of Cholera Outbreak – Dr. Chilufya

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has cautioned that although the recent battle against Cholera has been won, the war is far from over. The Health Minister says Zambia remains at risk of Cholera outbreak as long as issues such as poor sanitation and inadequate solid waste management remains unresolved. And Dr. Chilufya has maintained that […]

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.

PHOTO FOCUS.

  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 […]