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Chilufya directs HPCZ to suspend licensure exams

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has directed the Health Professional Council of Zambia to immediately suspend the licensure examinations and issue temporal practicing licenses to the 200 doctors that have graduated. Dr. Chilufya has told Journalists in Lusaka that government has revised the policy that introduced licensure examinations for health professionals. He says his Ministry…

Cholera breaks out in Lusaka

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has disclosed that about five cases of Cholera have been recorded in the last one month. Dr. Chilufya says laboratory tests confirmed four cases of cholera and have since been treated successfully and discharged. Speaking in Lusaka at a stakeholders workshop for the finalization of the Multisectoral Cholera Elimination Plan,…

Govt bans movement of cattle from Chisamba

Government has again banned the movement of cattle from Chisamba district of central province to other parts of the country following the resurgent of foot and mouth disease. The disease which broke out last month has affected four farms so far in the district. Announcing the ban at a media briefing, Livestock and Fisheries Minister…

Civilians evacuated from last IS enclave

Lorries have begun evacuating civilians from the last village in Syria still held by the Islamic State (IS) group. Journalists on the front line saw at least 15 vehicles carrying men, women and children leaving Baghuz. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance, which is besieging the area, said it did not yet know if…