Zambian Doctors Perform First Open Heart Surgery

Zambian Doctors Perform First Open Heart Surgery

The University Teaching Hospital Has undertaken 3 successful heart surgeries this week. These are the first ever heart surgeries to be undertaken by Zambian Surgeons. University Teaching Hospital Senior Medical Superintendent Clarence Chiluba says having home based surgeries is cost effective

Eastern Province Hit With A Massive Condom Shortage

Eastern Province Hit With A Massive Condom Shortage

A shortage of condoms has hit Eastern Province, Provincial  AIDS Coordination adviser Emmanuel Chama has said. Mr Chama said the province needs two million condoms which it does not have because its three months behind the normal supply schedule. He said the region which has nine districts needs eight million condoms annually but currently  experiencing […]

Rabies – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Rabies – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Rabies refers to a deadly virus that is transmitted from infected animals and insects to humans, mostly through bites. The World Health Organization states that about 59,000 people die from rabies in the whole world every year. Of these, around ninety nine per cent of deaths are caused by a bite from a dog infected […]

Kabwe Woman Dies After Taking Medicine

Kabwe Woman Dies After Taking Medicine

A WOMAN in Kabwe’s Makandanyama area has died after she took some unidentified medicine. Ms Mercy Ngoma, believed to be in her mid 20s took the substance after she cut herself with a broken bottle during an argument with her uncle only identified as Lucky. A witness, Ms Margaret Tembo, her sister in-law told the […]

Regular Marijuana Users Have More Sex, Study Says

NEW YORK (Reuters): The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sponsored survey conducted by the Stanford University School of Medicine researchers unveiled the link between marijuana and the frequency of sexual intercourse. The study was published last week on Friday in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Researchers in California reached their conclusions after a […]

‘It Is A Shame That Some Lusakans Are Still Using Pit Latrines’

Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia(MCA) Director of Communication and Outreach John Kunda is worried that most houses in Lusaka are not connected to a sewer system 53 years after independence. And Dr Kunda says there has been a challenge to expand water projects  such as putting up new water pipes in Lusaka is already built. Speaking at […]

RB Pleased With Govt’s Effort In The Fight Against Cancer

    Fourth Republican President Rupiah Banda has commended government for its fight against cancer.   Speaking when he featured on ZNBC Sunday Interview Mr. Banda revealed that he lost his first wife to Cancer and his current wife Mrs Thandiwe Banda too was recently diagnosed of Cancer. “…So you can imagine what I have […]

Cholera Cases Increases To 125

Cholera Cases Increases To 125

Cholera cases in Lusaka have continued to rise with the cases now standing at 125. Ministry of Health Spokesperson Dr. Maximilian Bweupe has told a media briefing that 53 percent of the recent cases are children below 2-years. He says Matero, Chawama and 10 Miles are the areas where new cases have been reported in […]

Cholera Update By MoH

Cholera Update Update as up to 19th October. Kanyama 6 new cases. Bauleni and Chipata no new cases. Currently under admission 16 cases. Since the start of the epidemic, number of cholera cases attended to is 120. Lusaka City Council now supplying free water via kiosks in most of the affected areas and hours of […]

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