Health research amended bill approved

      Cabinet has approved the National Health research authority amended bill that will accelerate new approaches aimed at fast tracking the control of HIV and Aids.   Minster of Health Chitalu Chilufya says the bill which will be a master plan in epidemic control will improve service delivery for HIV and Aids interventions

Health research amended bill approved

    Cabinet has approved the National Health research authority amended bill that will accelerate new approaches aimed at fast tracking the control of HIV and Aids.   Minster of Health Chitalu Chilufya says the bill which will be a master plan in epidemic control will improve service delivery for HIV and Aids interventions

Increased Cholera cases irk ECL

    President Edgar Lungu is concerned with the rising number of Cholera cases in Lusaka.   The President has since directed the ministry of finance to ensure resources are released on time to fight the disease.   Presidential Affairs minister Freedom Sikazwe has disclosed this in Lusaka.   And Government has received one point six million cholera

Provide more medical services-Dr. Chilufya

    The Ministry of Health has upgraded Luwi Mission Hospital to provide first and second level services.   Minister of health Chitalu Chilufya says the upgrade will see the hospital providing more medical services, in addition to an increase in personnel.   Dr. Chilufya said this when he paid a courtesy call on chief Ntambu

Africa off the track-WHO

The World Health Organisation – WHO says the African region is off track to achieve the Global Vaccine Action Plan and the Africa Regional Strategic plan for immunization target of ninety percent national immunization coverage by 2020.   WHO Regional Director for Africa Matshidiso Moeti says vaccine preventable diseases still kill more

World AIDS day shift explained

    Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has clarified that the commemoration of the World AIDS day has been postpone from December 1st to 11th December to allow for wider participation. Dr. Chilufya says the decision was arrived at after wider consultation with all stakeholders.   He was responding to a question from Lukulu East MP

Dundumwezi on Govt top development agenda

      Chief Chikanta of the Tonga speaking people of Dundumwezi in Kalomo District - Southern Province has called on government to build a Hospital in the area to alleviate some of the health-related challenges his subjects are faced with.   Chief Chikanta says his subjects are in urgent need of a hospital so

More health staff to be deployed

      The Ministry of Health says it will deploy Zambian Medical students graduating from China in provincial health facilities as interns to enhance provision of Medical care services in the country.   Minister of Health Chitalu Chilfya says the doctors will be deployed to work with specialised Doctors in bid to reduce referrals

Govt happy with reduced HIV new infections

    The Ministry of National Guidance and Religious Affairs has commended HIV and AIDS stakeholders for their concerted efforts in reducing new infections.   Minister of National Guidance and Religious Affairs Godfridah Sumaili says Government is committed to scaling-up prevention strategies.   Reverend Sumaili says this will ensure all Zambians have access to HIV prevention