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Continue taking ARVs even after prayers – US Ambassador

Continue taking ARVs even after prayers – US Ambassador

808 ViewsThe United States Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote has urged people living with HIV never to stop taking ARVS even after being told so by Pastors and Prophets following prayers. Foote says ARVS remains the only proven way of managing HIV/AIDS. The American Ambassador to Zambia, was speaking at a joint media briefing between […]

Austrian businessman donates medical supplies to Esther Lungu Foundation

520 ViewsAn Austrian Businessman, Heinz Messinger (pictured), has donated a 20-foot container of assorted medical supplies to the Esther Lungu Foundation Trust. The consignment consists of items such as feeding pumps, electric hospital beds, ICU beds, a transport ventilator and infusion pumps was donated the the Foundation through Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany and Austria, Anthony […]

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UTH records birth of quadruplets

794 ViewsThe University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has recorded the birth of quadruplets through a caesarian section. 25-year-old Martha Mwansa of Lusaka’s Slyverest area successfully delivered the four babies on Wednesday. This is according to Press Release by UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo, she said Mwansa gave birth to quadruplets consisting of three girls and […]

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588 ViewsSeventeen people in Mpulungu have been admitted to Mpulungu Urban Clinic for suspected Cholera. Government through Mpulungu District Commissioner Dennis Sikazwe has confirmed the development to media in Mpulungu on Tuesday May 14. Sikazwe said the 17 are going through screening but government is taking necessary measures to prevent an outbreak. Sikazwe said Health […]

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Some mothers are giving their babies alcohol to prevent epilepsy

653 ViewsThe Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition Alliance (CSO-SUN Alliance) is concerned about reports of women giving children alcohol in an attempt to prevent epilepsy. CSO-SUN Alliance country coordinator, Mathews Mhuru, some women are giving alcohol, mostly lagers, to babies as young as 3 months as a preventive measure against epilepsy resulting in some shunning […]

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Malaria incidences have reduced – Chilufya

545 ViewsHealth Minister Chitalu Chilufya has revealed that the malaria incidences have drastically reduced Zambia. Dr. Chilufya was speaking during the Malaria Day commemoration under the theme ‘Zero Malaria Starts With Me’ in Lufwanyama on Friday. However, Dr. Chilufya also expressed discontent at the resurgence of malaria in some parts of the country like Lufwanyama […]

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Dr. Manasseh Phiri dies

1,217 ViewsZambia’s health guru Dr. Manasseh Phiri has died. The 68-year-old prostate cancer campaigner and educator had been battling prostate cancer since 2014 In March 2019, government through Zambians High Commissioner to South African Emmanuel Mwamba announced Dr Phiri’s hospitalisation at Awryp Medical Center in Johannesburg. Dr Phiri who has been a consistent HIV/ AIDS […]

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Quality healthcare a must – TAU

1,230 ViewsTexila American University Zambia (TAU) says since health is a human right, everyone should have the information and services they need to take care of their own health and the health of their families. Speaking in commemoration of World Health Day, TAU Dean of Medicine Elliot Kafumukache says universal health coverage means that all […]

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Lungu commissions US$2m Luapula Medical Stores hub

931 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has today commissioned the US$2 million Medical Stores Regional Hub in Mansa District, Luapula Province. The state of the art hub is the second one that the Head of State has commissioned after the Mpika facility which he commissioned earlier this year. The Government of the Republic of Zambia, intends to […]

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Zambians Encouraged to get screened for Tuberculosis

883 ViewsTexila American University TAU-Zambia says the fight against Tuberculosis TB should be a collective effort of government, relevant stakeholders and the general public. TAU Assistant Professor, Brigadier General Dr Lawson Simapuka (pictured), says individuals should take personal responsibility to ensure they reduce the risk of catching TB. He said some ways in which someone […]

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