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Rural women cry for cancer sensitisation

S the Government through the Ministry of Health steps up campaigns on the need for women to go for cancer screening, some residents in Itezhi-itezhi District of the Central Province feel that serious sensitisation programmes should be extended to remote … read more »

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Vitamins: What You Need And What You Don’t

Vitamins and minerals are essential to any diet, and research suggests they may help prevent cancer and heart disease, not to mention other health problems. But here’s a reality check: Many studies have been conducted on vitamin-containing food, but not … read more »

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Mwense cholera under control

THE cholera situation in Mwense District has been brought under control as the volunteer medical mission Doctors Without Borders (MSF) arrived in Luapula Province. The group boosted the Zambian health authorities and supplied medical facilities at the weekend to contain … read more »

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Spirulina: Power Pill Has Wide-Ranging Health Benefits

Your new year’s resolution is to improve your health. Where to start? What if you could take a single nutritional supplement that can improve eyesight, liver function and your memory? There is such a product, with a funny name: spirulina. … read more »

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Luapula cholera death toll hits 3

THE cholera death toll in Luapula Province has risen to three, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has confirmed. Dr Kasonde and Nchelenge District Commissioner Joseph Chisakula said in separate interviews yesterday that two more people died of cholera in Nchelenge. On … read more »

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One person dies as cholera hits Mwense

ONE person has died while 37 have been admitted to a cholera centre in Mwense after the waterborne disease broke out in the rural district of Luapula Province. Enock Kunda, 17, died on Tuesday night at Mambilima Mission Hospital where … read more »

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Zambia First Lady addresses international conference on Global Health Burden

London, Friday, December 14, 2012 – First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata has told an international conference on global health burden that Zambia will greatly benefit from the results of a recent study that describes and locates patterns of disease globally. … read more »

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Zambian Govt boosts HIV treatment

By Times Reporter THE Government has since 2008 placed an additional 300,000 people, among them 23,000 children on anti-retroviral treatment in its continued effort to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS pandemic. In his message on the eve of the World … read more »

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Zambia:Breakthrough Cancer Trust promotes early detection

BY JUDITH KONAYUMA WHILE breast cancer continues to wreak havoc on the health of women, the Breakthrough Cancer Trust (BCT) has positioned itself to fight ignorance and create awareness about the devastating disease. Breast cancer in Zambia is said to … read more »

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