By NATION REPORTER EW Revolution Party (NRP) president Cosmo Mumba has bemoaned the lack of medicines at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) and other health facilities countrywide. Dr Mumba who was hospitalised for 10 days at UTH said the hospital did not have drugs and that this had escalated the number of deaths in the […]
By NATION REPORTER A STATE-OF-THE-ART research laboratory will be established in Zambia, thanks to £1 million of Scottish Government international development investment. First Minister Humza Yousaf confirmed the funding following a meeting with President Hakainde Hichilema, alongside a delegation from the Zambian Government at Panmure House in Edinburgh. Scotland has had a longstanding partnership with […]
AFRICAN Leaders Malaria Alliance has said Zambia is a leader and example of how Malaria prevention and elimination programmes should be run on the Continent.
By KALOBWE BWALYA THE World Vasectomy Day has launched a campaign dubbed “act of love” in which it is targeting to reach out to 2,500 men in order to raise awareness on their involvement in vasectomy as one of family planning methods. The campaign which is been conducted in partnership with the Zambia National Men’s […]
THERE is need for all stakeholders involved in the procurement of medicine to ensure that they speed up the processes of procuring drugs going forward, Dundumwezi Member of Parliament Edgar Sing’ombe has said
THE Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has disclosed that there is a high level of professional misconduct in the health sector with some practitioners solely relying on internet sources like google for information on how to diagnose or treat patients. HPCZ Chief Executive Officer, Professor Faston Goma said the misconduct from some health practitioners […]
By NATION REPORTER PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema should consider consulting former President Edgar Lungu on how to manage and deal with critical sectors of the economy which were performing well under the Patriotic Front (PF) have crumbled under the UPND administration, Munir Zulu has said. Mr Zulu, the Lumezi Member of Parliament advises that the UPND […]
President Hakainde Hichilema has directed all Provincial administrations in the country to ensure health facilities have running water and electricity in their respective regions.
It is an embarrassment that South African and British lawyers started a class action lawsuit against mining giant Anglo American over lead poisoning in Kabwe and yet the Zambian government is quiet about it, says Golden Party of Zambia president Jackson Silavwe.
The persistent and critical shortage of medicines and other medical supplies in health facilities across the country has been caused by procurement politics and attempts to isolate credible supplies from the supply chain by the Ministry of Health, it has been observed.