HIV Antibody Tested On Monkeys Potentially Effective

HIV Antibody Tested On Monkeys Potentially Effective

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Xinhua) — A new study released on Sunday showed that about half of a group of monkeys, infused with a broadly neutralizing antibody to HIV combined with an immune stimulatory compound, had the virus suppressed for nearly six months without additional treatment. The findings, released at the 25th Conference on Retroviruses and […]

Health Insurance To Make Health Care Affordable

Health Insurance To Make Health Care Affordable

The Policy Monitoring and Research Centre -PMRC- says the introduction of the National Health Insurance will ensure that all Zambians have access to affordable health care.   PMRC Executive Director Bernadette Deka says it is important that Zambia achieves universal health coverage at every stage, with particular emphasis on primary health services.   Ms. Deka […]

Eastern Province Records 15 Maternal Deaths So Far This Year

Eastern Province Records 15 Maternal Deaths So Far This Year

Eastern Province has so far recorded fifteen maternal deaths since the beginning of this year. This came to light during the Provincial Epidemics Preparedness, Prevention, Control and Management meeting in Chipata yesterday. Provincial Surveillance Officer Jordan Banda says that the fifteen maternal deaths were recorded in Chipata, Petauke and Katete with each of the districts […]

Separated Twins Recovering Well – UTH

Separated Twins Recovering Well – UTH

UNIVERSITY Teaching Hospital says Bupe and Mapalo, the conjoined twins that were separated on February 2, 2018, are recovering well. University Teaching Hospital public relations officer Natalie Mashikolo in an interview yesterday said the twins were being well taken care of. “Mapalo is doing fine and is very stable. Bupe is also responding well and […]

Student Drags Choma Medical College To Court

Student Drags Choma Medical College To Court

A former Choma Medical College student has dragged the institution to the Magistrate Court in a Civil Lawsuit claiming a refund of over K8, 000. Byta FM Court Specialist reports that Albertina Sikalingwa has sued Choma Medical College claiming a refund of K8, 235 after the institution was indefinitely closed by the Government in 2017. […]

Conjoined Twins Recovering

Conjoined Twins Recovering

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration Dr. Kennedy Malama has commended the multidisciplinary team attending to the separated co-joined twins, who are currently recovering following successful operation on 7 February 2018. Dr Malama who was on a routine visit to the University Teaching Hospitals to check on the status of the modernisation […]

K64 million Used In Cholera Fight

K64 million Used In Cholera Fight

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says government disbursed over K64 million to fight the cholera epidemic which broke out in October year. Dr Chilufya says the K64 million so far used to fight the cholera outbreak which has so far claimed 85 lives countrywide was drawn from the treasury. Dr Chilufya said this in Parliament in […]

Alcohol Is ‘More Damaging To Your Brain Than Marijuana’, Study Finds

Alcohol Is ‘More Damaging To Your Brain Than Marijuana’, Study Finds

COLORADO -It may not feel that way just after you’ve done a massive bong hit, but a new study has suggested that alcohol is more damaging to people’s brains than weed. Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder analysed 850 adults and 430 teenagers, looking at volumes of grey and white brain tissue. Drinking alcohol […]

Those Who Use Sex Dolls Are Mad-Dr Banda

RESPONSE TO A JOURNALIST: …those men […who use sex dolls] are sick. They have mental health challenges. They need psychiatric help and our empathy. Without this intervention on our part, they will remain ill and their insanity will consolidate. Dolls will never be the recommended substitute for a woman…   Seeking partner comfort from a […]

Ministry of Health records 16 new Cholera Cases

Ministry of Health records 16 new Cholera Cases

The ministry of health has recorded 16 new cholera cases in the last 24 hours. And a total number of 3,573 cases have been successfully treated since the outbreak of the pandemic on october 6th 2017. Health minister dr. Chitalu chilufya says the drop in the number of new cases is a clear indication that […]