Lungu Is Not God To Dictate Lives of Private Citizens-Katuka

    President Edgar Lungu is not God to be dictating  people’s private lives, United Party for National Development(UPND) Secretary General Steven Katuka has charged. Reacting to President Lungu’s move to declare  Mandatory Testing, Counselling and Treatment for HIV, Katuka said President Lungu should  not act like God  who said let there be light and […]

PMRC Welcomes HIV Mandatory Testing

Policy Monitoring and Research Centre has paid special tribute to  President Edgar Chagwa Lungu for his declaration of Mandatory  Testing, Counseling and Treatment for HIV. President Lungu on  15th August 2017 declared that it is now mandatory for every Zambian seeking any medical attention to be tested for HIV/AIDS, and told the results without consent. […]

Shimunza Regrets Govt’s Approval of Mandatory Testing For HIV

Movement for National Transformation (MNT) leader Daniel Mvula Shimunza says Cabinet’s move to approve mandatory testing, counseling and treatment for HIV  unfortunate. Below is a full statement: The unprogressive, undemocratic, unethical, immoral, and un-transformative decision by Cabinet and the Republican President in the matter of Compulsory Involuntary Testing and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, has saddened the […]

PREP,PEP Available For HIV Prone Victims-MoH

PREP,PEP Available For HIV Prone Victims-MoH

  The ministry of health (MOH) led by Dr Chitalu Chilufya has intensified interventions of testing and treatment as a way of reducing new HIV infections in the country. The report at the university teaching hospital UTH has revealed that victims of sexual assaults can contract HIV immediately and can be determined within 72 hours […]

Kafue Hospital Upgraded

Kafue Hospital Upgraded

  Kafue District Hospital has  been upgraded into both a General Hospital status and Nursing School. Gracing the occasion under the theme “Exemplary Nursing Education and Practice” was Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya . The Health Minister who ealier paid a courtesy call on  Kafue District Commissioner, Joseph Kamana at his office said the commissioning of […]

Breast Feeding key to babies health-SUN

The global Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN) reiterates a need for governments to invest in elaborate breast feeding, during a child’s first 1000 days. UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, now serving as SUN Movement Lead Group says investment in breast feeding will act as a bulwark against children’s vulnerability to malnutrition. Mr. Lake says the […]

It Takes 72 Hours To Determine HIV Exposure-UTH Report

It Takes 72 Hours To Determine HIV Exposure-UTH Report

The report at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has revealed that victims of sexual assaults can contract HIV immediately and can be determined within 72 hours exposure. Speaking at a delivery of the report, Dr. Derrick Mukombwe who is from the university teaching hospital (UTH) said all women and men who are victims of sexual […]

Govt Emphasise The Need to Breast Feed a Child For At least Two Years

Govt Emphasise The Need to Breast Feed a Child For At least Two Years

  Government has emphasised the need to breast feed a child for at least two years upon birth. Speaking when he launched the Breast Feeding week, Ministry of Health Director of Public Health Research Dr. Kennedy malama said breast feeding is vital for child development. The programme that started on the 1st will last till […]

UTH To Separate Siamese Twins

UTH To Separate Siamese Twins

ZAMBIA is set for a medical breakthrough when local surgeons will for the first time separate Siamese twins who were born two months ago in Kawambwa, Luapula Province. The University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has constituted a team of doctors who will give updates on when the operation will be conducted on the twins, whose abdomens […]

SFH Increases Female Condom Usage

SFH Increases Female Condom Usage

Society for Family Health says it has seen increased female condom usage among women this year. SFH communications manager Mumbi Mutale says since the launch of the maximum female Diva condoms last year, the society has distributed close to 4 thousand pieces this year, signifying that members of the public have accepted female condoms. Mr […]

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