Press Statement from the Ministry Of Health On The Suspected Outbreak of Typhoid Fever at Evelyn Hone College and Cholera Situation in Kapiri Mposhi District
The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the general public regarding the suspected outbreak of Typhoid Fever at Evelyn Hone College and Cholera situation in Kapiri Mposhi District. The first two suspected cholera cases in Kapiri Mposhi were recorded on 31st August 2014, at Waya Rural Health Centre in the Lukanga Swamps. On 7th November 2014, a total of forty one (41) cumulative cases had been reported. Laboratory tests have confirmed the existence of Cholera. There have been six community deaths and two institutional deaths. The Central Province Health Office and the Kapiri Mposhi District Community Health Office responded promptly to investigate the outbreak and provide technical and logistical support. Rapid Response Teams were mobilized at the Provincial and District levels.
Construction work advances at the University Teaching Hospital
The construction works at the University Teaching Hospital commonly known as UTH that began early this year have advanced. These consist of the new Adult Emergency Unit formerly known as ‘Filter clinic’, a two storey car park and the road network.
Ministry of Health to establish a National Social Health Insurance Scheme
Government Handover Two Advanced Ambulances to Lewanka General Hospital, Western Province
Mongu Central area Member of Parliament Nathaniel Mubukwanu (c) cutting the ribbon to officially handover the two Advanced Life Support Ambulances to Lewanika General Hospital as Western Province Medical Officer Dr. Andrew Silumesii (l) looks on, at Mongu Community Welfare Grounds in western Province.
Press Statement on the Update of Ebola and Cholera
The Ebola outbreak in the five West African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia,
Nigeria and Senegal continues to spread and by September 6th,2014, the cumulative
number of cases stood at 4,269 with cumulative deaths standing at 2,288.
Press Statement from MOH on Africa Health Care Institute of Health Sciences in Chingola
The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the general public of its position concerning
the assertions made by the Zambian Civil Society Health Partnership and the Africa
Health Care Institute of Health Sciences in the print media.
E-Learning (Zambia Nurse and Life Skills Training)
ChildFund Zambia and its implementing partner, African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF), are implementing a 60 month (5 years) Program called the Zambia Nurse and Life Skills Training Program in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.
Press Statement on the Update of Cholera Outbreak from Lukanga Swamps
Press Release on Golden Jubilee Independence Anniversary
Zambia will on 24th October this year, celebrate her 50th Golden Jubilee independence Anniversary. The Government has designated the Jubilee year as “a year to celebrate God’s favour” and has lined up a number of programmes and activities to celebrate the Jubilee.
Suspected Cholera Outbreak in Kapiri Mposhi (Waya RHC)
Official Press Statement on Ebola
Government has continued to be vigilant and has heightened its surveillance at all points of entry to prevent the spread of Ebola into the country. Zambia has not recorded a case of Ebola and has never recorded a case in history.
Ministry of Health Sensitize Marketeers on Ebola Virus
Zambia On High Alert for Ebola Virus