Tag: Health

Measles breaksout in Chasefu

Chasefu District in Eastern province has been hit by an outbreak of measles. The district has recorded 33 suspected cases of the disease. Chasefu District Surveillance Officer, JACOB BANDA says eight of the eleven samples collected were taken to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka for examination, and four samples tested positive for measles.

15,000 Zambians die of TB annually

By Wilson Mulinda Health Minister SYLVIA MASEBO has advised Zambians not to drop the guard as the country continues winning the fight against Tuberculosis -TB. Ms. MASEBO says the number of deaths and cases of TB have been drastically reducing, adding that this should not result in people neglecting their health because the situation can

Livingstone records more cases of Chicken Pox  

By Francine Chibuye Livingstone Health Promotions Officer, MARTHA SANSELE says the city has seen an increase in Chickenpox cases with about of 84 cases recorded this year alone. Twenty-two of the reported cases are from Hillcrest Technical Boys Secondary School. Ms. SANSELE has told ZNBC News in an interview that 62 of the 84 cases

Kitwe cholera cases not reducing

Chansa Mayani ZNBC News Health authorities on the Copperbelt are concerned that cases of cholera in Kitwe are not reducing despite measures put in place to prevent the spread of the disease. The affected communities are Ipusukilo, Wusakile and Kwacha Townships. Copperbelt Provincial Health Director CHARLES MWINUNA says in the last 24 hours Kitwe has

Witch finder put on defence

By Christopher Miti A Malawian traditional Doctor, who claims to have powers of bringing back dead people to life has been put on his defence by the Chipata Magistrates Court for obtaining money by false pretences. This is a matter where EMMANUEL BANDA, 34 is charged with one count of obtaining money by false pretences
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