ZNPHI prepared for drought related disease outbreak

By Paul Shalala The Zambia National Public Health Institute has started collaborating with government departments that deal with animal health to respond to any zoonotic diseases that may arise from the drought. Institute Director General ROMA CHILENGI says the drought is likely to put pressure on pasture and this may lead to more interaction between

President HICHILEMA outlines measures to curb cholera

By Paul Shalala President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA says Zambia needs to start producing cholera vaccines so that the disease can easily be contained. Speaking at a media briefing at Community House, President HICHILEMA said Government will do everything possible to ensure the vaccine is made available to eradicate cholera. He also announced that painful and expensive


By Patricia Banda Health Minister SYLVIA MASEBO has commended the Zambia National Public Health Institute-ZNPHI- for the role it is playing in disease control and surveillance in the country. Ms. MASEBO says the ZNPHI’s role has helped the Ministry of Health and the public to get information on the Covid-19 pandemic. She says this was


(ZANIS) Presidential Advisor on Health, ROMA CHILENGI has expressed concern with the high number of disease outbreaks in Northern Province. Professor CHILENGI who is also Director General for the Zambia National Public Health Institute -ZNPHI- says the province has recorded a number of disease outbreaks that need quick intervention from all stakeholders. He says government

Cholera breaks out in Mwansabombwe District

By Mark Ziligone Cholera has broken out in Mwansabombwe District with seven cases recorded  in the last 24 hours. Health Minister SYLVIA MASEBO however says no cholera related death has been recorded in the district. Speaking when she updated the media on the Cholera outbreak, Ms. MASEBO disclosed that Vubwi district has six new cases

Cholera vaccination starts in Vubwi

By Etambuyu Katota The Zambia National Public Health Institute -ZNPHI- has started administering Cholera vaccines in Vubwi District where six Cholera cases have been confirmed. ZNPHI Director General ROMA CHILENGI says the country currently has 26,000 doses that are being administered in Vubwi. Professor CHILENGI says the institute has made an order for the procurement
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