USA Team Conducts a Free Medical Clinic At Rusangu University

USA Team Conducts a Free Medical Clinic At Rusangu University

Rusangu University prides itself in the values it attaches to a healthy lifestyle for its students, staff and faculty alike. It is in this vein that a team of 28 specialist medical practitioners from the Organization for International Development in the United States of America is visiting the university for a Four Day free clinic […]

Make Move, Women Urged

Make Move, Women Urged

FIRST Lady Esther Lungu says women should take personal responsibility to access sexual reproductive health services to reduce maternal and perinatal deaths in the country. Mrs Lungu says women should develop interest in fighting sexual reproductive health concerns to supplement other stakeholders’ efforts. The First Lady was speaking yesterday during the launch of the commemoration […]

Government Targets Adolescents In HIV Fight

Government Targets  Adolescents  In HIV Fight

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says his ministry is targeting adolescents in the quest to eliminate the spread of HIV and communicable diseases. Dr. Chilufya says the demographic reports for 2018 on HIV new infections indicates that there is an increase in infections among youths cross the country. He says government has taken a deliberate move […]

40 Births Per Day Put Strain On Kanyama Level 1 Hospital

40 Births Per Day Put Strain On Kanyama Level 1 Hospital

KanyambaLevel One Hospital in Lusaka delivers about 900 babies every month, the situation which compels mothers to share one bed, hospital authorities have disclosed. And the Public Service Management Division (PSMD) yesterday employed over 100 volunteer nurses and clinical officers at Chawama and Matero Level One hospitals. The baby boom in Kanyama came to light […]

Even One Drink a Day Increases Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Even One Drink a Day Increases Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study in The Lancet, countering previous claims that one or two drinks a day could be protective. The UK and Chinese researchers followed 500,000 Chinese people for 10 years. They say the findings are relevant to all […]

Stop Buying Self-Prescribed Drugs – Pharmacists

Stop Buying Self-Prescribed Drugs – Pharmacists

PHARMACEUTICAL Society of Zambia (PSZ) has urged members of the public to stop buying medicine which is not stored at prescribed temperatures as they risk purchasing poisonous drugs which can kill them. PSZ president Jerome Kanyika said in an interview that people who are in a habit of prescribing medicines for themselves are the most […]

Needles Boy On Mend, Doctors Hailed

Needles Boy On Mend, Doctors Hailed

THE condition of three-year-old Richard Zulu, who underwent the last operation on Thursday at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) to remove 11 needles which remained in his body, is stable. Doctors say the boy will remain in hospital for observation for the next two weeks before he is discharged. UTH head of clinical care and […]

Chilufya Explains Why He Made Changes At HPCZ, ‘HPCZ Would Close A Mission Hospital Over A Fire Extinguisher’

Chilufya Explains Why He Made Changes At HPCZ, ‘HPCZ Would Close A Mission Hospital Over A Fire Extinguisher’

Government was compelled to implement administrative changes at the Health Professional Council of Zambia [HPCZ] because of alleged unethical conduct of some officials in the running of the institution, Minister of Health Chitalu has said. On Wednesday, Dr Chilufya removed Sekelani Banda from the position of board chairperson of HPCZ and replaced him with Ministry […]

Statement On The Evacuation Of Mike Mulongoti

  15th January, 2019 The Zambia DNA commends President Edgar Chagwa Lungu for the directive to have People’s Party president Mike Mulongoti evacuated for specialist treatment in South Africa. We also wish president Mulongoti speedy and full recovery. However, President Lungu has once again demonstrated that he is a caring Head of State with the […]

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