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Lebanese Association donates wheelchairs worth K100,000 to MoH

847 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

1,042 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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Discovery powers mobile malaria research

998 ViewsThe Land Rover Discovery has celebrated its 30th anniversary by playing the role of mobile laboratory on a pioneering drive across sub-Sahara Africa as part of the latest Land Rover Bursary. The Mobile Malaria Project team crossed four countries in a specially converted version of Land Rover’s most versatile full-sized SUV. They successfully tested […]

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Multimillion dollar drug manufacturing company opens in Kafue

1,465 ViewsYash Life, $21 million drug manufacturing company, has been launched in Kafue District. Acting President Inonge Wina this morning officiated at the launch of the plant which is expected to manufacture a wider range of essential medicines including antihypertensive and diabetes drugs. The plant has an installed capacity to produce 330 million tablets, 90 […]

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IVF Clinics in Ukraine

2,103 ViewsAccording to statistics, more than 20 percent of married couples cannot have children in Ukraine. According to statistics, more than 20 percent of married couples cannot have children in Ukraine. But thanks to the achievements and the rapid development of reproductive medicine, the emergence of advanced equipment and technology, most of the causes of […]

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Treatment of stroke in Germany: updates in stroke management guidelines

1,805 ViewsAccording to the WHO statistics, stroke remains one of the most significant causes of disability and mortality worldwide. Paying enough attention to the prevention of pathology, doctors elaborate new therapeutic approaches the same time. Success of stroke therapy depends largely on the availability of medications (tPA preparations) and equipment for the etiotropic treatment. According […]

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PrEP not a licence to engage in unprotected sex

1,469 ViewsA public health specialist has warned against the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as licence to having unprotected sex. Brigadier General Dr Lawson Simapuka says even though chances of contracting HIV are reduced by a huge margin when one is taking PrEP, precautions against contraction of HIV should be adhered to. Dr Simapuka, who […]

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FQM calls for multi-sectoral approach to fighting malaria

1,250 ViewsWithout proper investment, collaborating efforts and a multi-sectoral approach towards the fight against malaria, it will be difficult for the country to make meaningful gains in combating the deadly disease, says First Quantum Minerals. For this reason the mining firm is happy to be partnering with government, local traditional leadership, the church and civil […]

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New HIV drug launched

17,660 ViewsA new HIV drug has been launched in Zambia. Tenofovir Alafenamaide (TAF) suppresses the viral load within 10 to 14 days and it can also be given to children of 25 kilogrammes and above, as a single tablet daily. Minister of health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya says the new drug is more effective and has […]

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Continue taking ARVs even after prayers – US Ambassador

1,271 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 […]

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