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ZAMMSA distributes 77% of Health Center kits in two weeks

381 ViewsThe Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMMSA) has in two weeks distributed, across the country, 5400 health center kits out of the 7050 kits that were recently received from Mission Pharma. ZAMMSA Senior Manager Public Relations Bradley Chingobe says from the initial batch of 983 health center kits that had compliant Erythromycin, ZAMMSA […]

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US approves first shot against Mosquito- borne disease

1,371 ViewsThe US Food and Drug Administration has approved the world’s first vaccine for chikungunya, which it sees as an “emerging global health threat”. The mosquito-borne disease causes fever and joint pains and can be fatal to newborns. The FDA’s approval is expected to speed up the vaccine’s global rollout. This year, about 440,000 chikungunya […]

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Antrax outbreak:ZAM urges consumers to buy meat from registered outlets

556 ViewsThe Zambia Association of Manufacturers-ZAM, says illegal meat bought from unregistered and unauthorized outlets could be the main driver of the current Anthrax outbreak. ZAM Chief Executive Officer, Muntanga Lindunda, has since urged government to enhance community sensitization efforts on food safety at various stages, including production and consumption. Meanwhile, Lindunda fears that the […]

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Health officials arrested for stealing

777 ViewsYesterday, 17 October, 2023, Police in Lusaka arrested two Ministry of Health officials based at the University Teaching Hospitals (UTH) for Theft by Public Servant. Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale in a statement said a female Human Resource officer and a male Assistant Procurement officer aged 37 and 40 respectively are alleged to have […]

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National Heart Hospital performs successful heart operations

696 ViewsThe Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has commended the National Heart Hospital for recording 95 percent success rate on surgeries it has done so far. HPCZ Public Relations Manager, Terry Musonda says the 95 percent success rate on surgeries is a clear demonstration that the country has competent local human resources, especially that […]

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Scientific research under siege –  Masebo

603 ViewsThe Ministry of Health has reaffirmed its commitment to fostering a culture of research, innovation and scientific inquiry. Health Minister Sylvia Masebo says there is need for collaboration across disciplines to break down silos that will lead to new solutions to age-old health challenges. “Through research, we have the power to unlock the secrets […]

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Maina Soko Medical Center Conducts successful Brain Surgery

1,427 Views By Buffalo Reporter In a remarkable display of medical expertise and teamwork, Maina Soko Medical Centre recently achieved a significant milestone by successfully performing a complex brain operation. The operation, which took place on June 9, 2023, lasted an arduous seven (7) hours and was conducted by a team of highly skilled professionals. […]

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Ghana patients in danger as Nurses head for NHS in UK- Medics

638 ViewsThe recruitment of nurses by high-income countries from poorer nations is “out of control”, according to the head of one of the world’s biggest nursing groups. The comments come as the BBC finds evidence of how Ghana’s health system is struggling due to the “brain-drain”. Many specialist nurses have left the West African country […]

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Gwembe district recieves new health center

1,612 ViewsThe Glassco Foundation and the Adventist Development Relief Agency has handed over a newly built heath facility in Gwembe district to government that was built at a total cost of K6.3 million. The health facility which in Chipepo area is one of the nine (9) health centers that have been built by the two […]

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Nigerian President extends UK trip for dental care

971 Views Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his stay in London by a week for dental treatment, his aide has said. The president had initially travelled to the UK last week to attend the coronation of King Charles III. He was scheduled to return to Nigeria this week but will now stay back “at […]

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