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Causes of vaginal bleeding during sex

1,122 ViewsA Lusaka renowned Physician Dr Aaron Mujajati has explained the causes of bleeding during sex. Dr Mujajati outline the following as some of the common causes below: Dry sex is probably the most common cause. When one is not properly lubricated sex can be painful due to injury and in some cases this is […]

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All set for Zambia’s premier Food Festival

1,276 Views It is all systems go for the African Food Festival which brings biggest cultural exchange festival in the country. It is Zambia also known as Africa’s biggest Matebeto. With Only 1 day to go, citizens are urged to have a taste of Africa in one ‘plate’ with over 30 countries represented through food, […]

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Pensioner injured at work in 2020 finally evacuated to India for treatment

1,156 Views Workers Compensation Fund Control Board has facilitated the evacuation to India, its pensioner Benjamin Kasamya 32 who was involved in an occupational accident in 2020. The Board notes that Kasamya suffered 90 percent disability after the accident and will be attended to at Yoshida Hospital based in Hyderabad, Telengana, for 21 days, reports […]

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The horror of Diabetes in the morden age

872 ViewsBy Dr Amit Singh- Dean School of Medicine at Texila American University Diabetes currently affects one in ten people worldwide. There are 4 times more people living with diabetes mellitus globally than there were 30 years ago. Zambia diabetes prevalence was 11.9 % in 2021, up by 100% from about 6% in 2011. International […]

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Profiteering syndicate shocker, NHIMA survival under threat

2,423 Views Reports filtering through suggest that the National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA) is now under threat as syndicates engage in unfair operating practices under its umbrella.  Human rights defender Laura Miti says she received unpleasant news from a concerned medical practitioner on underhand deals allegedly taking place within NHIMA accredited health institutions.  Miti […]

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Gvt shifts to new ARVs regimen

1,310 ViewsThe government has refuted claims that the country is facing shortages of drugs particularly ARVs. Minister of Health Sylvia Masebo says the government is moving away from the old ARVs regimen due to side effects. She however, says the old regimen is not being phased out in a go, adding that other patients are […]

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Male Nurse, census enumerator helps expecting mother deliver

1,382 ViewsA 28 year old male Registered nurse working as a census enumerator in Kafue District has helped an expecting mother to deliver a bouncing baby in a light truck in Chiawa. Muhongo Kabutu, a trained Registered Nurse recounts how he miraculously assisted an expecting mother with baby delivery in a Canter truck. Kafue Times […]

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Ward councillor call for demolition of structures

1,056 Views Lusaka’s Makeni Villa ward councillor, Fred Mumba has submitted to the local authority’s planning department cases of unplanned structures for destruction. He says the unplanned structures are blocking roads, and water runaways and drainage systems. Mumba says unplanned structures contribute to flooding during rain seasons. He made this call when he officiated at […]

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Government lifts mandatory wearing of facemasks

2,059 Views The government has lifted the mandatory wearing of facemasks. Announcing the lifting of mandatory wearing of facemasks, Health Minister Sylvia Masebo cited diminishing infections rate. The government introduced the mandatory wearing of facemasks in 2019 in order to curb spread of Covid 19. Apparently, citizens have always been urged to observe hygienic practices […]

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Jailed Sean Tembo unwell, admitted at Chilenje Level 1 Hospital

1,800 ViewsDetained PeP leader, Sean Tembo is not feeling well and has since been admitted at Chilenje Level 1 Hospital. Tembo was arrested recently and detained for insulting the President. Few days ago, Tembo posted on his microblog Facebook that he was not feeling well. He complained of being detained in a cell not suitable […]

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