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Drug addicts ‘getting high’ on ARVs

Drug addicts ‘getting high’ on ARVs

1,513 ViewsSome drug addicts in Zambia have turned to anti-retroviral drugs to get high, a medical expert has revealed. Dr. Ravi Paul, a psychiatrist at Chainama Hills Hospital, says the addicts are accessing the ARVs despite not being HIV positive. “It is unfortunate that some of them are now addicted to ARVs and facing difficulties […]

UNZA Don makes headway in cancer research

988 ViewsUniversity of Zambia (UNZA) lecturer and researcher, Dr. Lubinda Mukololo has identified ways in which the process of cell division in cancer cells can be slowed down. In his groundbreaking research that has also received funding from The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Dr. Mukololo has identified key proteins whose depletion from cancer cells […]

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It’s not true that there are no drugs in hospitals – Chilufya

767 ViewsMinister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has embarked on a countrywide random tour to check on service delivery and also check on availability of medicine in hospitals and clinics. Dr. Chilufya was speaking at Nchanga North Clinic in Chingola. He has emphasized that the health sector is a sensitive sector which should not be used […]

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Women warned against ‘sex boosters’

2,092 ViewsA medical expert has advised women to be conscious of ‘sex boosters’ and other products that have flooded the Zambian market. Dr Aaron Mujajati says consuming products whose ingredients are unknown might be dangerous to the health of consumers. He told Hot FM News in an interview that women should stop endangering their lives […]

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Penis Enlargement: The good, the bad and the ugly

3,121 ViewsBy Dr. Aaron Mujajati Penis size is one of the common sources of anxiety among men. The belief that the bigger the manhood the better is the main driver behind this issue. Most people who seek penis enlargement have normal sized penises for sexual activity and urination. Penises come in all kinds of shapes […]

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We need to fight female genital elongation – Madzimawe

2,040 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 […]

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Case of polio recorded in Chienge

1,614 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

596 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

777 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

938 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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