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3 Honey Bee Pharmacy directors arrested by ACC

3 Honey Bee Pharmacy directors arrested by ACC

248 Views The Anti-Corruption Commission ACC has arrested three Honey Bee Pharmacy directors over corruption. ACC spokesperson Queen Chibwe confirmed the development saying the three have been arrested for falsifying information. She said this is in relation to a contract given the company by government in 2019.

3 visiting Malawian health experts killed in fatal RTA that injured 6 others

663 Views Three people have died while six others have been injured in a road traffic accident in Silwili area between Chisekesi and Pemba in Southern Province. The government says it has learnt with sadness of a tragic road traffic accident that claimed the lives of three Malawian nationals and left six others injured. Chief […]

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Fired Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary summoned by ACC for questioning

539 Views The Anti-Corruption Commission ACC has summoned the just fired Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration George Magwende for questioning. He is expected to appear before the Commission tomorrow 10 August 2022. Magwende is being probed for alleged corruption. President Hakainde Hichilema yesterday fired Magwende with immediate effect. Meanwhile, the Commission […]

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Chilenje Hospital to get K1.5m facelift

407 Views The government has approved a Kwacha 1.5 million facelift of Chilenje Level One Hospital at to boost health delivery. The Kabwata Constituency Development Funds -CDF- Committee budgeted for the refurbishment of the health institution. Kabwata Member of Parliament, Andrew Tayengwa says contractors for the projects are expected to be on the ground in […]

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Fourth patient seemingly cured of HIV

792 ViewsA man who has lived with Human Immune Virus HIV since the 1980s seems to have been cured in only the fourth such case, say doctors. He was given a bone marrow transplant to treat blood cancer leukaemia from a donor who was naturally resistant to the virus. BBC reports that the 66-year-old, who […]

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Health work applicants ‘invade’ Daily Mail Newspaper offices

1,610 Views Prospective health workers have besieged the offices of the Daily Mail Newspaper as the print run spins for today‘s issue. Today’s newspaper has the names of the 11000 recruited health workers and applicants are eager to know their fate. Meanwhile, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) says all successful candidates should collect their appointment […]

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WHO declares Monkeypox global health emergency

156 ViewsThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Monkeypox a global health emergency following the spread of the disease in several countries. When people do get sick with monkeypox, the first symptoms typically resemble the flu, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Early symptoms of monkeypox include fever, exhaustion, headache, and […]

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Parly accused of dragging feet in protecting citizens from tobacco whose effects outweigh benefits

946 Views The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD), a not- for –profit, membership based trade policy and development think tank has accused Parliament of dragging feet on Bill to control tobacco use. The think tank says this is despite the fact that tobacco’s negative effects outweigh the benefits. Read full statement below Date: […]

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Over 1.5 million condoms for Mutomboko traditional ceremony

195 Views Over 1.5 million male condoms will be distributed to Mwansabombwe District ahead of Mutomboko Traditional ceremony this weekend. Provincial AIDS Coordinator Advisor (PACA) Nathan Kabwe confirmed the development adding that 1000 female condoms will also be given out. He said this is part of the AIDS prevention service during the ceremony. Kabwe said […]

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6 in every 7 new HIV infections among youths are girls

194 ViewsSix out of seven of all the new Human Immune Virus (HIV) infections in young people are girls reports have disclosed. The National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) Director General Dr Connie Obsorne told Daily Star in an interview that whether the child is the one who attracted the adult because she wanted a cellphone, “the […]

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