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Cholera outbreak: 3 Hungry Lion outlets face closure

616 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

181 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

127 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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190 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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504 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’

256 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

179 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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153 Views Health Professionals’ Council of Zambia registrar Dr Aaron Mujajati has accused private health care providers of abusing their clients. Dr Mujajati observed that when patients seek private health care, the providers prescribe medicines and tests that are unnecessary in order to maximise their profits. According to a statement issued by Zamiba’s first secretary […]

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Rosatom highlights benefits of nuclear science and technologies for Zambia

245 ViewsRussian State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom hosted a workshop on nuclear energy and the benefits of nuclear science and technologies development for Zambia. The event was attended by high profile experts, government officials as well as state and private media. During the workshop representatives of Rosatom showcased Russia’s over 70-year experience in the nuclear […]

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141 Views Health permanent secretary for administration Kennedy Malama says the number of cholera has risen to 111 from the 48 reported last week. Dr. Malama said in a statement to the press today that 11 patients were still undergoing treatment at Kanyama Centre while Matero Centre has recorded one patient. He further said the […]

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