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Ronald Ross ward sharing irks Mukanga

MALE and female patients at Ronald Ross General Hospital in Mufulira are being admitted to the same wards. The institution has also been admitting Tuberculosis (TB) patients with others suffering from non-contagious diseases. This came to light at the weekend … 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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Drums of Affliction: A Personal Encounter With Sickness And Death At Zambia’s University Teaching Hospital

By Malama Katulwende The experiences at UTH have taught me much   It is exactly eleven months since I decided to take a break from serious writing. I informed my publisher in New York that I’d suspended working on my … read more »

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New Hope In Fight Against HIV And TB

As US policymakers consider scaling back on its historic initiative to fight AIDS around the world and downsizing goals to combat tuberculosis, next-generation treatment and prevention strategies to significantly reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis are now imminent. New … read more »

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