InterCity Station Tests 1500 Travellers For HIV AIDS

InterCity Station Tests 1500 Travellers For HIV AIDS

The Intercity Bus Terminus health post has tested over 1,500 people for HIV and placed 50 people on antiretroviral therapy (ART) from April last year to date. Head of HIV counselling Kasapo Likelo said each day, the health facility receives more than 20 people seeking HIV testing and other counselling services.

10 babies abandoned at University Teaching Hospitals

10 babies abandoned at University Teaching Hospitals

TEN babies were last year abandoned by their mothers at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) and were later handed over to the social welfare department. And a 33-year-old man of Garden Township has been abandoned by his relatives at UTH where he was being treated for injuries suffered in a road traffic accident in November […]

Over 1 Million HIV Perso s At Risk Of Not Having Medication In Zambia

Over 1 Million HIV Perso s At Risk Of Not Having Medication In Zambia

Over 1 million people living with HIV and on anti-retro-viral treatment (ART) in Zambia are at risk of having no medication as a new trend has emerged where some HIV negative people are accessing and abusing ARV’s to enhance their addiction to controlled substances. Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC) Programs Manager Felix Mwanza says […]

Don Takes Cervical Cancer Fight Abroad

Don Takes Cervical Cancer Fight Abroad

A ZAMBIAN doctor, Mutenta Nyambe, who has done research on cervical cancer treatment using indigenous trees, has been invited to represent the Chemical Society of Zambia in Trinidad and Tobago, where he will also present his findings. Dr Nyambe, who is assistant dean for research and development at Texila American University in Lusaka, said the […]

Appoint WARMA Board For Coodinated Intervention On Underground Water Contamination

By Francis Kope Zambian capital city Lusaka has for many years experienced floods which have posed threat on underground water. Last week several houses collapse due to heavy down pour and hospitals such as Chipata level 1 were not spared resulting into patients transfered to other hospitals. Apart from the Zambian government expressing regret on […]

UNZA Don Makes Headways In Cancer Drug Research

UNZA Don Makes Headways In Cancer Drug Research

A UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) Lecturer and Researcher, Dr. Lubinda Mukololo has identified ways in which the process of cell division in cancer cells can be slowed down. In his groundbreaking research that has also received funding from The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Dr. Mukololo has identified key proteins whose depletion from cancer cells […]

Counsel Mulambo Haimbe Exposes ‘Dirty’ PF Cadres, As He Vows To Clean Bauleni

Counsel Mulambo Haimbe Exposes ‘Dirty’ PF Cadres, As He Vows To Clean Bauleni

COUNSEL Mulambo Haimbe has exposed a scam in which Patriotic Front (PF) cadres are charging K20 each household of Bauleni Township to dump garbage at an allotted open space near the old Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) Transmitter. This money collected by cadres is clearly fraudulently obtained as the heaped garbage has remained uncollected for […]

Lawlessness, Dirtiness Will Cost PF In 2021… As COMESA Market Toilets Saga Deepens

KANYAMA Member of Parliament Elizabeth Phiri has expressed ignorance on the on- going construction of ablution blocks in the Southern wing of the dilapidated COMESA Market which is “illegally being erected on the road reserve. Meanwhile, United Party for National Development (UPND) Lusaka Central Aspiring Candidate Mulambo Haimbe has questioned the absence of Mayor Miles […]

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