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Masebo makes changes at Ministry of Health

Masebo makes changes at Ministry of Health

181 ViewsHealth Minister Sylvia Masebo has made the following changes at Ministry of Health: 1. Dr. Bushimbwa Chapula Tambatamba, Public Health Specialist from Lusaka Province has been taken to the Provincial Office in North-western Province. 2. Dr. Charles Msiska, Provincial Health Director from Solwezi has been transferred to Lusaka Headquarters. 3. Dr. Andrew Silumesi, Director […]

Stolen baby’s family struggle with trauma

199 ViewsTHE family of the mother whose new born baby was stolen by maids at the University Teaching Hospitals (UTH) are relieved that the culprits did not succeed, but they have also been wondering how the situation could have been, had the whole scheme gone through. According to Daily Mail, Eunice Daka, who is the […]

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WHERE GERMS LURK: Your Keyboard over 20,500 times dirtier than toilet seat

140 ViewsPeople can’t exactly avoid their computer keyboards, but after they read the results of following study, they will certainly want to. Sometimes it seem stylish for people to eat over their keyboards without even bothering to wash hands, little did they know they are endangering their health. Meanwhile, according to CBT Nuggets, an IT-training […]

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UTH medicinal workers always on WhatsApp as patients wait for service- Min of Health

284 Views The Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo has warned health officials at the University Teaching Hospital for spending working time on WhatsApp while patients are waiting for service. She says sometimes the officers are seen watching TV at the expense of service delivery, warning that such behavior will not be tolerated. Meanwhile, citizens have […]

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Unemployment crisis: As 137,129 apply against 11,276 healthcare jobs available

337 Views Unemployment remains a key economic impediment in Zambia as 137.129 people apply against 11,276 healthcare jobs available. As stated by President Hakainde Hichilema, this shows how stagnant Zambia has been in job creation in both public & private sectors. He says to absorb these numbers, the government also need private sector to participate, […]

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HPCZ re-introduces Licensure examinations for fresh graduates

141 Views The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has announced that it will soon reintroduce licensure examinations for fresh graduates being churned out of heath training institutions. In a press statement, HPCZ Registrar and Chief Executive Officer Bwembya Bwalya said this is in an endeavor to continue assuring provision of quality healthcare services. Bwalya […]

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Zambian gvt urged to increase tobacco taxes to make tobacco products less affordable

245 Views With support from the Tax Justice Africa Network, the Centre for Trade Policy & Development (CTPD) is launching a study on Enhancing Health Financing through Taxation and Policy Brief on the Implementation of Smoke-Free Laws in Zambia. CTPD has called on the Zambian Government to expedite the passing of the Tobacco Control Bill […]

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VP Nalumango launches Kaputa K161m WASH Project

785 Views Vice President Mutale Nalumango has commissioned the 1-hundred and 61 million kwacha Kaputa water and sanitation project in Kaputa District, Northern Province. Speaking during the launch, Nalumango said access to clean and safe water is top priority on the UPND Administration’s agenda. She said life and human development cannot exist without natural resources […]

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Unemployed docs not happy with recruitment process

1,404 Views Unemployed doctors have expressed worry that the recruitment exercise for the 11, 276 health workers may delay following the overwhelming response which has seen over 100, 000 people jostling for the positions. Dr Wallace Ndumba, the chairperson of the unemployed doctors said the decision which was made by government to recruit both supporting […]

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How to handle stress and stressful situations

688 ViewsStress is unavoidable and inevitable, it is caused by external events that can not be controlled. People feel empowered, confident and secure when they control every aspect of their lives. Yet, when they loose control, that is when fear, worry, insecurities, nervousness, anxiety and other emotional challenges arise they are demoralised. However, that does […]

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