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Activated charcoal is over-rated says Dr Kanyimba

Activated charcoal is over-rated says Dr Kanyimba

684 ViewsThe Medical Practitioner/ Clinical Pharmacologist Dr Sindwa Kanyimba says the use of activated charcoal by people is being over-rated. In his study, Dr Kanyimba maintains that people often use activated charcoal for wide conditions such as to cure diarrhea, constipation, dyspepsia commonly called “gases” alcohol hangover prevention, burns, wounds, and snake-bites. Apparently, activated charcoal […]

9 cases of measles recorded in Kaputa

458 ViewsMeasles outbreak have been recorded in Kaputa District of Northern Province with 9 cases active in hospital. Kaputa District Health Director Lukishi Bananga confirmed th development during the Ministry of health head of department meeting with the area Member of Parliament Elvis Nkandu on Tuesday this week. Bananga says the first case was recorded […]

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Green Borneo Kratom: Origination And Uses

651 ViewsGreen Borneo Kratom is made from the leaves of Mitragyna speciosa cultivated on the island of Borneo, which is located in Southeast Asia. Traditionally, It was used as a medicinal plant for many ailments, such as intestinal worms, stomach problems, and respiratory issues. Green Borneo Kratom is a favorite among kratom enthusiasts because it […]

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Causes of vaginal bleeding during sex

687 ViewsA Lusaka renowned Physician Dr Aaron Mujajati has explained the causes of bleeding during sex. Dr Mujajati outline the following as some of the common causes below: Dry sex is probably the most common cause. When one is not properly lubricated sex can be painful due to injury and in some cases this is […]

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All set for Zambia’s premier Food Festival

772 Views It is all systems go for the African Food Festival which brings biggest cultural exchange festival in the country. It is Zambia also known as Africa’s biggest Matebeto. With Only 1 day to go, citizens are urged to have a taste of Africa in one ‘plate’ with over 30 countries represented through food, […]

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Pensioner injured at work in 2020 finally evacuated to India for treatment

771 Views Workers Compensation Fund Control Board has facilitated the evacuation to India, its pensioner Benjamin Kasamya 32 who was involved in an occupational accident in 2020. The Board notes that Kasamya suffered 90 percent disability after the accident and will be attended to at Yoshida Hospital based in Hyderabad, Telengana, for 21 days, reports […]

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The horror of Diabetes in the morden age

397 ViewsBy Dr Amit Singh- Dean School of Medicine at Texila American University Diabetes currently affects one in ten people worldwide. There are 4 times more people living with diabetes mellitus globally than there were 30 years ago. Zambia diabetes prevalence was 11.9 % in 2021, up by 100% from about 6% in 2011. International […]

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Profiteering syndicate shocker, NHIMA survival under threat

1,663 Views Reports filtering through suggest that the National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) is now under threat as syndicates engage in unfair operating practices under its umbrella.  Human rights defender Laura Miti says she received unpleasant news from a concerned medical practitioner on underhand deals allegedly taking place within NHIMA accredited health institutions.  Miti […]

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Gvt shifts to new ARVs regimen

961 ViewsThe government has refuted claims that the country is facing shortages of drugs particularly ARVs. Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo says the government is moving away from the old ARVs regimen due to side effects. She however, says the old regimen is not being phased out in a go, adding that other patients are […]

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Male Nurse, census enumerator helps expecting mother deliver

968 ViewsA 28 year old male Registered nurse working as a census enumerator in Kafue District has helped an expecting mother to deliver a bouncing baby in a light truck in Chiawa. Muhongo Kabutu, a trained Registered Nurse recounts how he miraculously assisted an expecting mother with baby delivery in a Canter truck. Kafue Times […]

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