All provinces on Cholera alert

      The Ministry of Health has put all provinces in the country on high alert, following the cholera outbreak in Lusaka.   Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya however says his ministry is on track in containing further outbreak of the disease in Lusaka.   Dr Chilufya says of the total number of 48 people who

Visual impairment high in Kitwe

  Cases of visual impairment are on the rise in Kitwe, with Kitwe Teaching Hospital recording over 3-thousand 500 eye surgeries this year alone.   Medical Superintendent Joseph Musowoya says of the 3-thousand 500 surgeries, 2-thousand are cataract related.   Dr. Musowoya was speaking today during commemorations of this year's world sight day in Kitwe.   Meanwhile,

Cholera cases hit 39

    Minister of Health, Chitalu Chilufya says Lusaka Province has so far recorded 39 cholera cases from the time it broke out on 6th October, 2017.   Dr. Chilufya says 34 patients have been treated and discharged from hospital, while 5 are on treatment.   He says preliminary investigations in the matter show that inadequate

Lusaka cholera cases rise to 32

    Twenty more Cholera cases have been recorded in Lusaka's Kanyama Compound while Twelve cases have been reported in Chipata compound.   This is brings the number of cholera cases to 32 from 17 earlier reported.   Incident Commander for Cholera Response in Lusaka, Kunda Musonda disclosed this during a Tv2 News and Current Affairs

Lusaka cholera cases rise to 17

    Two new cholera cases have been confirmed in Kanyama compound increasing the number to 17 in Lusaka.   Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for administration Kennedy Malama has confirmed this to ZNBC News in Lusaka. Dr. Malama said both patients have admitted to a cholera centre in Kanyama clinic.   And Dr. Malama has since