Mass Screening of Covid-19 Encouraged

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mass Screening of Covid-19 Encouraged (Lusaka, 18th May, 2020) – Texila American University Dean of Medicine has commended Zambia’s government effort through the Ministry of Health in its fight against Covid-19. Brigadier General Dr Lawson Simapuka however says in order for the fight against the pandemic to be more effective, the magnitude […]

Nakonde Health Workers Overwhelmed

Nakonde Health Workers Overwhelmed

Some Healthcare Workers in Nakonde District of Muchinga Province have appealed for more human resource following the infection of several of their colleagues with COVID-19. And the Health Workers have expressed the need for adequate personal protective gear during the ongoing fight against the pandemic. They made their requests when Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu […]

Zambia records 85 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Zambia records 85 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

HEALTH Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya says Zambia has in the last 24 hours recorded 85 new cases of COVID-19, with 76 cases coming from Nakonde in Muchinga Province. And Dr Chilufya says the country has in the last 24 hours, recorded three COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the death toll to seven. At his daily briefing […]

Don’t Go Directly To Council Facilities For Donations-Miles Sampa

  By Doreen Chembe Lusaka Mayor, Miles Sampa has urged organisations and individuals donating towards COVID-19 fight through the Lusaka City Council(LCC) to avoid taking their donations directly to Council facilities such as markets. Sampa said Councils have  established procedure of first documenting all donations at Civic Centre before distributing them to needy areas. He […]

World Health Organisation reveals why COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease tested positive again

World Health Organisation reveals why COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease tested positive again

World Health Organisation (WHO), has revealed why COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease tested positive again.   The organization told AFP that people who tested positive for the second time after recovering are not getting reinfected but are still expelling dead lung cells rather than getting a new infection.   This comes after South […]

Save Life Foundation Blesses Ng’ombe House Of Angels

By Doreen Chembe Save Lives Foundation president Younus Essa has continued his act of love, this time  blessing  the House of Angels in Ng’ombe  Compound with donations. Essa and his partners donated; 15 mattresses, 15 Bathing towels, 7 Pillows, 8 bags of mealie meal, rice, 40 face masks, 1 box 12x400mls hand sanitisers, sugar, bathing […]

Granny’s Bakery Donates Towards Covid-19

Lusaka Mayor Myles Sampa has paid special tribute to Granny’s Bakery for donating towards the Covid-19 that has continued to decimate humanity. Sampa who was in his usual jovial mood, thanked the Granny’s bakery for stepping  against the Covid-19 pandemic that was first reported in China and now spreading across the globe,  with thousands being […]

Mulambo Haimbe Foundation Donates Towards Covid-19 Fight

  In an effort to supplement Government’s efforts towards the fight against COVID-19, the Mulambo Haimbe Foundation Executive Director Mulambo Haimbe    donated assorted items to Bauleni Community Police Post and Bauleni Clinic. The donation, which included face masks and liquid hand soaps was  done under a partnership between In and Out of the Ghetto, […]

Smokers Prone To Coronavirus Infection- Prof Goma

By Doreen Chembe Smokers are at greater risk of contracting  Coronavirus, Professor  Fostone Mathews Goma has warned. Professor Fastone Goma who is Centre for Primary Care Research executive director  noted with Concern that Tobacco Consumption is known to cause close to 7,342 deaths per year in Zambia. Speaking to Journalists in Lusaka,Professor Goma disclosed that there […]

Don’t lie about COVID-19 cure – doctors

Don’t lie about COVID-19 cure – doctors

PEOPLE claiming to have found the cure for COVID-19 have been cautioned against misleading Zambians and affecting citizens’ adherence to preventive measures. Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) president Samson Chisele said in an interview that currently, researchers worldwide are still working hard to find a vaccine. Recently, a Zambian herbal researcher asked Government to consider testing […]