Healthy Living

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…

Protect Funds Allocated To The Health Sector – MATIBINI

Speaker of The National Assembly Patrick Matibini says the implementation of stringent financial mechanisms is important in attaining universal Health Coverage. Dr. Matibini says for the country to meet its Developmental Health goals of the seventh national development plan, there is need to protect resources that are allocated to the…

Health Minister Says Zambia Records A Reduction In The Maternal Mortality Rate

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has revealed that the country has made significant progress in the reduction of maternal mortality rate from 398 by every 100,000 live births to 278 per 100,000 births respectively. Dr Chilufya has observed that under-five mortality has equally reduced from 75 to 61 per thousand…