Healthy Living

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…

Spinach

  Popeye was definitely on to something. Spinach is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package. Dark leafy greens like spinach are important for skin and hair, bone health, and provide protein, iron, vitamins and minerals. The possible health benefits of consuming spinach include improving blood…

Allergic to potatoes?

Allergic to potatoes? Potatoes have always been regarded as one of the least allergenic foods at our disposal. It is therefore quite surprising that allergens have now been identified in these veggies. Potatoes have generally been regarded as one of the least allergenic foods at our disposal. This vegetable is…