Some Women Confess Chinese Contraceptive Pill Gave Them High Libido

Some Women Confess Chinese Contraceptive Pill Gave Them High Libido

SOME Lusaka residents have taken to task medicines’ regulatory bodies in the country for failure to detect the entry of the Chinese contraceptive pill. Speaking in separate interviews, James Chirwa, a resident of Kabulonga, said his wife has been on the pill for eight years without knowing that the pill is unsafe and illegally in […]

HIVOS: Let’s Make Healthy Local Food Sexy

HIVOS: Let’s Make Healthy Local Food Sexy

HIVOS Sustainable Diets Regional Advocacy Manager William Chilufya says there is need to make local food sexy by improving its packaging. In an interview after hosting government officials, parliamentarians and delegates from various districts in Lusaka, Wednesday, Chilufya observed that most citizens failed to appreciate local cuisine because the packaging was not attractive and there […]

Infertility Is A Huge Problem In Zambia

Infertility Is A Huge Problem In Zambia

Nearly 30 percent of women that seek medical attention  at UTH’s gynaecology section have infertility issues. UTH Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology registrar Whyson Munga says infertility is a huge problem in Zambia. Dr Munga said this on Wednesday on Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation’s Open Line programme discussing the planned introduction of fertility clinics countrywide […]

1.2% Of Female Pupils Tested For HIV This Year Came Out Positive

1.2% Of Female Pupils Tested For HIV This Year Came Out Positive

THE Latkings Outreach Program has this year tested 496 female pupils for HIV in two schools in Lusaka and Chingola districts of whom six tested positive. Project manager Mutinta Ng’ambi said of the six that tested positive, three are from Lusaka district while the other three are from Chingola district. The pupils have since been […]

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 […]

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