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We need to fight female genital elongation – Madzimawe

We need to fight female genital elongation – Madzimawe

1,868 ViewsChief Madzimawe of the Ngoni people has said there is need to partner with all stakeholders to fight female genital elongation. He says this is a harmful practice recognized as a form of female genital mutilation. He said some girls and women in Zambia and in Southern Africa region, are forced to pull and […]

Case of polio recorded in Chienge

1,459 ViewsHealth Minister Chitalu Chilufya has reveled that a case of poliomyelitis has been recorded in Chienge District, Luapula Province. Dr. Chilufya said the case involves a two-year-old boy of Kalima Village who developed weakness in both lower limbs on the 16th of July, 2019. And the Minister said on further investigations, it has been […]

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Innovative tools key to achieving universal health coverage – Chilufya

477 ViewsHealth Minister Chitalu Chilufya has stressed that innovative engagement of communities is key to achieving universal health coverage. Dr. Chilufya also echoed the need for partnership to ensure that rectal artesunate is financed and rolled out at a National level. “These innovative tools through health products need to summon a coalition of partners for […]

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Lebanese Association donates wheelchairs worth K100,000 to MoH

650 ViewsHealth Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has thanked the Lebanese Cultural Association of Zambia for the donation of 25 wheelchairs valued at a total cost of K100, 000 to the Ministry of Health. Dr. Chilufya said the gesture comes at a critical time when President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa […]

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Diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma in Germany

788 ViewsGlaucoma is the “silent” disease that is connected with risk of the persistent blindness due to the optic nerve damage. The disorder arises when the watery fluid inside the eye is not able to drain away properly, which leads to the intraocular pressure increasing. Glaucoma is the “silent” disease that is connected with risk […]

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Discovery powers mobile malaria research

943 ViewsThe Land Rover Discovery has celebrated its 30th anniversary by playing the role of mobile laboratory on a pioneering drive across sub-Sahara Africa as part of the latest Land Rover Bursary. The Mobile Malaria Project team crossed four countries in a specially converted version of Land Rover’s most versatile full-sized SUV. They successfully tested […]

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Multimillion dollar drug manufacturing company opens in Kafue

1,262 ViewsYash Life, $21 million drug manufacturing company, has been launched in Kafue District. Acting President Inonge Wina this morning officiated at the launch of the plant which is expected to manufacture a wider range of essential medicines including antihypertensive and diabetes drugs. The plant has an installed capacity to produce 330 million tablets, 90 […]

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IVF Clinics in Ukraine

1,852 ViewsAccording to statistics, more than 20 percent of married couples cannot have children in Ukraine. According to statistics, more than 20 percent of married couples cannot have children in Ukraine. But thanks to the achievements and the rapid development of reproductive medicine, the emergence of advanced equipment and technology, most of the causes of […]

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Treatment of stroke in Germany: updates in stroke management guidelines

1,586 ViewsAccording to the WHO statistics, stroke remains one of the most significant causes of disability and mortality worldwide. Paying enough attention to the prevention of pathology, doctors elaborate new therapeutic approaches the same time. Success of stroke therapy depends largely on the availability of medications (tPA preparations) and equipment for the etiotropic treatment. According […]

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PrEP not a licence to engage in unprotected sex

1,272 ViewsA public health specialist has warned against the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as licence to having unprotected sex. Brigadier General Dr Lawson Simapuka says even though chances of contracting HIV are reduced by a huge margin when one is taking PrEP, precautions against contraction of HIV should be adhered to. Dr Simapuka, who […]

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