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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.

Health Minister Sylvia Masebo says the country needs an estimation of 60 thousand health workers for the country to effectively reduce its disease burden.

“FROM the bottom of my heart, I would love to be in the opposition so that I could freely provide the checks and balances because we are shielding a lot of inefficiencies especially in the procurement of drugs,” UPND Kaoma Member of Parliament Chinga Miyutu has said.

GOVERNMENT has disclosed that in the last three years, Zambia has faced challenges in sustaining radiotherapy services because of outdated equipment at the Cancer Diseases Hospital.

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 […]


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