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The Decision to postpone the publication of names for successful candidates in the health workers recruitment exercise has disappointed the unemployed Doctors. Yesterday the civil service commission announced that the names of the successful candidates in the health workers recruitment exercise will be public on July 29 and not  22ND July as earlier announced. The commission […]

Calls for the ban of alcohol have sparked debate with some stakeholders calling it unpractical. Yesterday Resident Doctors Association of Zambia president Brian Sampa stated a lone walk from Lusaka to Kabwe demanding for the ban of alcohol. Dr Sampa during his walk indicated that alcohol has many effects that have negatively impacted the country. […]

Expectations are high among health professional bodies ahead of the announcement of successful candidates in the health workers recruitment exercise. Government is expected to announce the 11 200 names of candidates who have been recruited in the health sector. Some unemployed health workers have over the last few months been at loggerheads with government citing […]

MEDICAL doctors at Kitwe Teaching Hospital have removed a bullet from the neck of a 14-year-old boy who was shot by his grandfather over the weekend. Hospital Medical Superintendent Abidan Chansa confirmed that the boy is out of danger but remains admitted for continuous treatment Dr Chansa however noted that the dental and general surgeons […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) is working with “partners and experts” to produce a new name for the monkeypox virus, the head of the UN watchdog, Tedros Ghebreyesus, announced on Tuesday. The international body is also considering raising its monkeypox alert to the highest level possible.

The Civil Service Commission has announced that it will by the end of next week give appointment letters to the successful 11,276 health workers.

THERE is need for employers to provide decent salaries and improve the working environment for nurses and midwives for them to provide services that maintain respect for human dignity, the Zambia Union of Nurses Organisation (ZUNO) has said.

Unemployed doctors have expressed worry that the recruitment exercise for the 11,276 health workers may delay following the overwhelming response which has seen over 100, 000 people jostling for the positions.  

By JOHN KOMBE THERE is nothing sinister about replacement of health workers as these are emergencies that are ordinarily not advertised, Resident Doctors Association of Zambia president (RDAZ), Dr Brian Sampa, has said. Dr. Sampa made the observation in an interview yesterday and said that the mass employment of health workers is a different matter […]

By SANFROSSA MANYINDA PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema must quickly move in and dissolve the current Zambia Medicines and Supplies Agency (ZAMSA) Board, says a Copperbelt-based pharmaceutical expert. Mr Jerome Kanyika alleged that the Head of State has the power to move in and stop the incompetence which has been exhibited by ZAMSA board members. “I am […]


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