Healthy Living

HEED TO COVID-19 PREVENTIVE MEASURES – SILIYA

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Dora Siliya has advised the general citizenry to abide by the guidelines stipulated by the Ministry of Health in order to avoid transmission of the COVID-19. Ms Siliya says citizens should wash their hands regularly, avoid close contact, maintain social distancing, and reduce hours…

WASH HANDS WITH RUNNING WATER AND SOUP TO AVOID COMMUNICABLE DISEASES – SNV

SNV Netherlands organisation Water sanitation adviser Moffat Tembo has advised members of the general public to wash their hands with running water and soup. Mr. Tembo says washing hands with running water and soap reduces risks off contracting communicable diseases in society. Mr, Tembo has therefore urged Zambians to be…

President Edgar Lungu’s State Visit To India Bearing Good fruits – Chilufya

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says President Edgar Lungu’s State Visit to India from August 20th to 22nd, 2019, has speedily started producing dividends. Dr. Chilufya says India has responded expeditiously to the need of medical lecturers and specialists mainly at Levy Mwanawasa Medical University. He says this is in…

We Do Not Have Enough Blood At The Cancer Disease Hospital – Banda

Cancer Diseases Hospital Senior Medical Superintendent Lewis Banda has revealed that the hospital has continued to experience inadequate sourcing of blood for specialized services at the hospital. Dr. Banda says the hospital has been unable to meet its cancer treatment targets attributing this to the inefficient blood stock at the…

7,000 People In Zambia Die Every Year Due To Tobacco Related Diseases

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Technical Services Kennedy Malama has expressed concern that over 7,000 people in Zambia die every year due to tobacco related diseases. Dr. Malama says that government is working on modalities to ensure that citizens especially the young people are well educated on…