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Minister of Health Dr. Joseph Kasonde talks about Universal Health-Care.

The many paths towards Universal Health Care Coverage

Dr. Kasonde delivers speech at the Swedish Workplace Conference on HIV /AIDS on 22nd of October at the Intercontinental Hotel

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

The Laboratory results of the two patients who are admitted to Waya Rural Health Centre in Lukanga Swamps, Central Province, have come out positive of Cholera.

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)

There have been six suspected Cholera cases reported at Lukanga Swamps as of 30th August, 2014. Of the six suspected cases, there has been one death in the community.

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.

Traditional Medicines Day in Luapula – 31st Aug. 2014

Ministry of Health Sensitize Marketeers on Ebola Virus

The Ministry of Health in Association with the Cross borders Association of Zambia jointly engaged the marketeers at PF secretariat in COMESA area on the 19th of August, 2014

Zambia On High Alert for Ebola Virus

The Zambian government is watching closely the Ebola situation that has caused 673 deaths in West Africa.