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Into Africa – is this the future of MedTech?

1,473 ViewsBy Ivor Campbell Medlab Middle East, one of the world’s big showcase events for the medical technology industry, returned to the United Arab Emirates earlier this month and, for me at least, it was the first opportunity since Covid to meet existing and future clients and colleagues, face-to-face in one place. As I wandered […]

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Doctors protest, to only attend to emergencies

1,629 ViewsThe Resident Doctors Association of Zambia (RDAZ) says all of its members across the country start on a Go-Slow beginning today 1st March, 2023 until their demands for a salary increment are met. A letter signed by the Association’s Secretary General, Dr. Monday Sichula, however indicates that all emergency cases in hospitals will be […]

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Zambia to host the Zambia -EU Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Forum

972 ViewsZambia will host the Zambia-EU Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Forum in Lusaka from March 1-3, 2023. So far at least 50 companies have registered to participate 18 of whom are pharmaceutical manufacturing companies from Europe. The Zambia-EU Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Forum is a joint public-private initiative by the Government of the Republic of Zambia and the European […]

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Cholera cases rise

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Cholera cases rise

1,377 ViewsHealth Minister Sylvia Masebo says Cholera cases have increased to 135. Masebo says Chelengi and Chipangali districts become the fourth and fifth to record cholera in addition to Vubwi, Chipata and Mwansabombwe districts. She says on 9th February, Chilengi district recorded three suspected cases of cholera in three different health facilities of which two […]

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Cholera cases rise to 90, escalate to third district

938 ViewsChipata District in Eastern Province becomes the third to have recorded cholera cases since the first case was recorded in Vubwi in January this year. The Zambia National Public Health Institute through its reference laboratory has confirmed 4 cases. Eight (8) people presenting with acute watery diarrhoea and vomiting, are currently admitted to the […]

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Lusaka man bathing bedridden mother

1,669 Views A sixty year old woman of Mtendere section D compound in Lusaka’s Munali Constituency Mwanitengela Banda who suffered stroke and is bedridden is being bathed by her 31 year old son after allegedly being abandoned by her other two female daughters. Concerned neighbors who alerted Camnet news narrates that the woman rents out […]

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Man who helped woman deliver in a canter gets job

1,668 ViewsA registered male nurse who helped an expecting mother to give birth in a canter last year September in Kafue District, Chiawa has been awarded a job in Ministry of Health. Muhongo Kabuto was working as a census enumerator in Kafue when he helped the woman. But it was not easy for him to […]

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Cholera cases alarming

1,083 ViewsThe cases of cholera in Vubwi District Eastern Province keep on rising, 10 out of 21 cases have been confirmed while the rest have been subjected to more tests. Zambia recorded first cholera cases on 22nd January 2023. But World Health Organization (WHO) Country Representative, Nathan Bakyaita says zambia the has a long way […]

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100 nurses heading to UK

1,308 ViewsAbout one hundred Zambian nurses are set to be recruited to work in the United Kingdom. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understand between the Zambia Union of Government and Allied Workers and NEU Professionals Limited from UK in Lusaka today. Interviews for nurses that applied were conducted in Lusaka today. Zambia […]

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Zambia to go back to mandatory wearing of face masks

1,558 Views  Barely 4 months after the Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo announced that the government lifted mandatory on wearing of face-masks, Zambia has recorded a new sub-virant of the Omicron Virus which is now called XBB. Masebo says the variant has led to the current prevailing increase of covid-19 cases recorded in the country. […]

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