Man suffering from syphilis denied treatment by Lusaka’s George Clinic

  By AARON CHIYANZO A MAN of George compound Boniface Chilembo who was recently diagnosed with Syphilis has bitterly complained about how he was badly treated by laboratory technicians at Georhe clinic clinic Mr Chilembo told the Sunday Nation that he was largely ignored by a named laboratory technician at George clinic when

Chilufya calls for appropriate breast-feeding

By KALOBWE BWALYA THERE is need to enhance the promotion of appropriate child feeding in Zambia in order to have a nation of healthy and productive people that will contribute positively to national development, Health minister Chitalu Chilufya has said. In a speech read for him during a consultative meeting on the

Govt to recruit 7,499 health workers-Chilufya

By GWENDOLYN MCHENGA ABOUT 7,400 health personnel are expected to be recruited by the Ministry of Health this year, says Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya. Dr Chilufya said government saw it fit to recruit more healthy personnel to ensure good health service delivery to the people. He said this during the media orientation meeting

Splitting of UTH will improve healthcare – ZMA

By Chikumbi Katebe  THE University Teaching Hospital has been split into four hospitals and Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) has commended the action, saying the move will improve service delivery and efficiency. The Association welcomed the development as it was in line with Zambia’s aspiration of turning UTH into a full medical centre

ZNS eulogises health workers

  BY KALOBWE BWALYA HEALTH personnel in Zambia have been working under difficult conditions and should therefore be commended because they have managed to save lives of many people, Zambia National Service (ZNS) Commandant Nathan Mulenga has said. Lieutenant general Mulenga said the Zambian health workers should be commended for the sacrifice and

Illicit drug stores in Kamanga, Chainda compounds worry residents

  By KALOBWE BWALYA MUSHROOMING of illicit drug stores in Lusaka’s Kamanga and Chainda compounds has raised a lot of concern among the residents as some drugs being offered for sale are expired. Mr Thomas Kasaro of Kamanga compound said the trend was getting out of hands and alleged that some drugs

Doctors commended for calling off strike

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By Chikumbi Katebe GOVERNMENT has paid tribute to medical doctors in the country for not resorting to a strike action but choosing dialogue and has pledged that the Ministry of Health is going to address their grievances over the conditions of service, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has said. And Dr. Chilufya has

‘Dirty’ Nyanje hospital worries local chief

  By Richard Luo in Sinda A TRADITIONAL leader in Sinda district has called on management at Nyanje Mission Hospital to ensure the institution is kept clean and according to health regulations. Speaking in interview at her palace on Friday, Chieftainess Nyanje observed that the hospital, a referral centre, had lately not