CORONAVIRUS: GOVT SCALES UP PROTECTIVE EFFORTS, HUGS AND HANDSHAKES RESTRICTED

CORONAVIRUS: GOVT SCALES UP PROTECTIVE EFFORTS, HUGS AND HANDSHAKES RESTRICTED »

15 Mar, 2020
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The Ministry of Health has announced that the government is putting in place measures to up-scale its response to the coronavirus, known as

STOCK EXPIRED MEDICAL PRODUCTS AND FACE THE LAW-ZAMRA

STOCK EXPIRED MEDICAL PRODUCTS AND FACE THE LAW-ZAMRA »

29 Jan, 2019
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Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) has warned all those stocking and dispensing expired medicines to desist from the vice before the law catches

GOVT SUSPENDS KALOMO MALE NURSE

GOVT SUSPENDS KALOMO MALE NURSE »

3 Jan, 2019
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Government has suspended a Kalomo health worker for allegedly failing to attend to a client due to a tribal difference.

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32 HEALTH FACILITIES CLOSED-HPCZ

32 HEALTH FACILITIES CLOSED-HPCZ »

25 Dec, 2018
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Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has closed about 32 healthcare facilities for stocking and dispensing expired drugs contrary to the law.

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AVERT LEAD USE IN PAINT AND TOYS-ZEMA

AVERT LEAD USE IN PAINT AND TOYS-ZEMA »

24 Dec, 2018
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The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has called on various stakeholders to eliminate the use of lead in paint and toys in order

GOVT TO PRIORITIZE SERVICE DELIVERY IN HEALTH STRENGTHENING MODEL

GOVT TO PRIORITIZE SERVICE DELIVERY IN HEALTH STRENGTHENING MODEL »

22 Dec, 2018
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Government has set service delivery as a core pillar of its eight fundamental pillars in the health system strengthening model.

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LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT STARVING YOURSELF

LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT STARVING YOURSELF »

17 Apr, 2018
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There is a common saying that the biggest insult you can call a female is “Fat”. Which is why most people, ladies in

UNZA Professor calls on increased investment in infectious disease research

UNZA Professor calls on increased investment in infectious disease research »

27 Aug, 2015
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A University of Zambia (UNZA) School of Veterinary Medicine professor has urged government to continue investment in research on infectious diseases in the country. Professor Aaron Mweene told the Lusaka Star in an interview that increased investment in infectious disease research would ensure the country be better prepared to handle infectious diseases such as the Ebola virus which was declared an international health emergency last year.

Pharmaceuticals Society of Zambia successfully holds 2nd Annual Pharmacy Research Conference

Pharmaceuticals Society of Zambia successfully holds 2nd Annual Pharmacy Research Conference »

15 Aug, 2015
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THE Pharmaceuticals Society of Zambia (PSZ) has successfully held its second Annual Pharmacy Research Conference under the theme ‘Strengthening the role of Pharmacy in improving quality health services through research.’ Speaking during the conference which was held at Lusaka’s Cresta Golf View Hotel yesterday, PSZ President Liyoka Liyoka expressed happiness at the support and commitment shown by Pharmacists and Medical practitioners towards the activities of the Society.

Western province hit by Konzo disease

Western province hit by Konzo disease »

8 Aug, 2015
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THE Ministry of Health (MoH) says Western province has recorded 25 cases of Konzo disease. MoH spokesperson Reuben Kamoto Mbewe has confirmed the development in a press statement and made available to the Lusaka Star this morning. Dr. Mbewe revealed that the disease is characterized by weakness in the lower limbs and pelvic pain.