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120 ViewsMedical Stores Limited (MSL) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a cost sharing agreement (CSA) worth USD 4,9 Million covering the next step of the expansion of the MSL Central Warehouse in Lusaka. This CSA will enable UNDP Zambia to implement the phase 2 of the construction of MSL Central warehouse according […]

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184 ViewsThe Ndola City Council has announced that it has received a report of  Cholera in the city. Ndola Public Relations Officer Tilyenji Mwanza said in a statement that a male aged 28 years is currently admitted at Masala Main Clinic Cholera Treatment Centre in Kafubu Ward. Mwanza said the patient is currently receiving treatment […]

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411 ViewsInspector General of Police, Kakoma Kanganja has postponed the Zambia Police Service 2017 National Annual Ball which was scheduled to take place on January 12 as a result of the outbreak of Cholera. The cancellation is in line with the Public Health Regulation number 8 of the Statutory Instrument number 79 of 2017 which […]

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Cholera outbreak: 3 Hungry Lion outlets face closure

218 ViewsThree Hungry Lion outlets in Lusaka are headed for closure after they were found contaminated with the bacteria that causes Cholera. Vincent Mwale the Local Government Minister posted on his Facebook page that he will give a detailed announcement where he will name the outlets. He also said Lusaka has recorded 91 new cases […]

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Lusaka records 18 new cholera cases

68 ViewsLusaka has recorded 18 new cholera cases, according to the Ministry of Health. Ministry head of communications and external relations Stanslous Ngosa announced in a statement on Tuesday that 14 cases had been recorded in Chipata, three in Kanyama and one in Matero at Level one Hospital, bringing the cumulative number to 334 cases […]

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Zambia holds key to fighting cancer through nuclear technology

43 ViewsZambia has the potential to increase the use of radiotherapy technology to fight against cancer, according to a leading nuclear conglomerate. To help to realise this, ROSATOM, the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation, is planning to help Zambia to set up a nuclear science research centre. It follows an intergovernmental agreement between the two […]

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86 ViewsThe Ministry of Health says 19 new cholera cases have been recorded while 41 patients are under admission, bringing the number to 263 from the time the disease broke out. Ministry of Health head communications and external relations Stanslous Ngosa disclosed this in a statement issued to the media on Friday, saying the new cases […]

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138 Views Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million new cases diagnosed per year. This is the fifth most common cause of death from cancer among women with majority of death falls for developing countries with limited access to modern diagnostics and treatment. According to IAEA […]

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‘Social health insurance policy to help bring quality healthcare in Zambia’

72 ViewsA renowned Zambian Economist has praised government for introducing social insurance policy. Herryman Moono says the initiative by the Ministry of Health would not only improve access to health care but would also help reduce the cost of access to quality health care. Moono was speaking in Pretoria, South Africa when he paid a Courtesy […]

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Project C.U.R.E hosts First Lady to support delivery of medical relief

53 ViewsProject C.U.R.E., the largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing nations around the world, hosted a fundraising luncheon for First Lady Esther Lungu to increase awareness of healthcare needs and to support the delivery of life-saving medical supplies and equipment to medical professionals, and patients under their care, in Zambia. The […]

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