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The Resident Doctors Association of Zambia has instructed its members to continue with the go-slow until their demands are met by government. The Doctors commenced their go-slow last night after government failed to meet their demands that include employment of at least 500 unemployed Doctors, payment of salary arrears, settling-in allowances and promotions dating back […]

In consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electoral Commission of Zambia has advised political parties not to hold huge campaign rallies in the run up to the 12th August elections. Electoral Operations Director, Royd Katongo says the Commissions’ advice is in line with the technical committee’s prescribed operating procedures that will guide the electoral process […]

Minister of Health, Dr. Jonas Chanda has launched the Health Professions Council of Zambia Service Delivery Charter aimed at enhancing delivery of services in the health sector. Dr. Chanda says the charter whose theme is “Enhanced community engagement, innovation and excellent service towards health coverage,” has come at a time when the Ministry is focusing […]

President of the Save Lives Foundation, Younus Essa has called for people travelling into the country from India to be quarantined prevent the importation of the Indian variant of the COVID19 virus which has devastated the Asian nation. Mr. Essa says his organization is aware of a couple that did not quarantine themselves and have […]

The Tobacco Free Association of Zambia has condemned calls by Zambia Federation of Employers President, Mara Sakala for Zambia not to enactment of the Tobacco and Nicotine Control Bill. To the dismay of the Association and it’s partners, the Zambia Federation of Employers President is said to have called on government to stop the enactment […]

Minister of Health, Dr. Jonas Chanda says a cumulative total of 45,740 people have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic since the launch of the Vaccination program on 14th April 2021. Dr. Chanda says the count includes the 2,593 people vaccinated with both the AstraZeneca and Sinopharm vaccines in the last 24 hours. He further […]

Renowned medical practitioner, Dr. Aaron Mujajati says most mothers who dump their babies are victims of Postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is a medical condition that many women suffer from after delivering their babies. The condition is characterized by strong feelings of sadness, anxiety and tiredness that last for a long time after giving birth. Dr. […]

Medical for Quality Healthcare in Zambia has cautioned traditional birth attendants against admitting and treating pregnant women with underlining conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and septic shock. The Organization’s Research Director, Nomsa Mbunda urged traditional birth attendants to know their limits and refer pregnant women with underlining conditions to hospitals in order to reduce maternal […]

Minister of Healrth, Dr. Jonas Chanda today announced the opening of COVID-19 vaccination sites in all provinces and districts across the country to avail people access the vaccine in their various localities. Dr. Chanda says District Health Offices will provide further information on which sites are providing the COVID-19 vaccination service. He has also revealed […]

Youth Alliance Zambia has petitioned Health Minister, Dr Jonas Chanda to urgently introduce the Tobacco and Nicotine Products Control Bill in the current sitting of Parliament. The organization’s Executive Director, Samson Mwale says the delay in enacting the Bill has put the lives of millions of Zambians at risk. Mr. Mwale says the enactment of […]