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Kabwe Scales Up Measures to Prevent Cholera Outbreak

[Times of Zambia] The Kabwe Municipal Council (KMC) public health department has intensified the inspection of food as it continues closing the gates of a possible outbreak of cholera in the district.

Zambian Govt Commits to Ending Cholera By 2025

[WHO] The Zambian government has committed itself to ending cholera by the year 2025 through the validation of the national multi-sectoral cholera elimination plan for the period 2019 to 2025. Four cabinet ministers signed a pledge of commitment to end...

Seven Fishing Camps Closed As Cholera Claims Four

[Times of Zambia] Four people have died from suspected cholera in fishing camps located in Shibuyunji of Central Province leading to the Ministry of Health to shutting down seven illegal fishing camps.

Egypt Joins Cholera Fight

[Times of Zambia] The Arab Republic of Egypt yesterday joined Zambia's fight against cholera by donating various medical requirements.

5,500 Marketeers Back in Business As Cholera Recedes

[Times of Zambia] THE half of Lusaka's City Market, silenced by a fired that swept through it seven months ago, was buzzing with activity yesterday as thousands of traders swept off the streets and corridors in the wake of the cholera outbreak took up ...

Cholera Prayers Irk Laura

[Zambia Reports] Social commentator Laura Miti has added her voice to the cholera containment situation measures or the lack of them employed by government. Miti has taken issue with weeklong cholera prayer and fasting sessions called for the Minister ...

Cholera Cases Chopped in Half

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has recorded a reduction by 50 per cent in new cholera cases, according to a trend analysis conducted in the last seven days.

Cholera Outbreak Rouses NCC

[Times of Zambia] MARTIN NYIRENDA, our Times Features writer, recently visited some of the trading places in Ndola which are punctuated with heaps of garbage, clogged furrows impregnated with sometimes human waste and a mass of humanity operating in so...

Cholera Victims Discharged

[Times of Zambia] THREE Ndola cholera victims who were admitted at Masala cholera center have been treated and discharged, Ndola Mayor Amon Chisenga has said.

Zanaco Bankrolls Cholera Fight

[Times of Zambia] ZANACO has donated K1.5 million towards the purchase of 10,000 by 130 litres water tanks to help improve fresh water supply in cholera-prone areas, as part of continued efforts by stakeholders to help contain the cholera epidemic.

Economic Impact of Cholera Outbreak

[Times of Zambia] TODAY we take a look at some of the effects of the cholera outbreak on small businesses especially in Lusaka.

Central Cholera Interventions Bear Fruit

[Times of Zambia] CHOLERA cases in Central Province have significantly reduced in the past few days following the ongoing interventions that have seen the removal of vendors from the streets and closure of unsanitary buildings.

North DCs Asked to Set Up Cholera Preparedness Committees

[Times of Zambia] NORTHERN Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga has directed all 11 district commissioners in the province to set up epidemic preparedness committees in the fight against cholera.

Chingola Council Moves to Prevent Cholera Outbreak

[Zambia Reports] The Chingola Municipal Council has stepped up efforts to avoid the outbreak of cholera with measures put in place is to improve sanitation in markets and bus stations

Kitwe Cholera Cases Hit 3

[Zambia Reports] Kitwe District has recorded the third case of chorela, Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang'ombe has disclosed.

Cholera Fight – Get Rid of Illigal Markets

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S major towns are awash with illegal markets which are not only an eyesore but a breeding ground for waterborne diseases such as cholera and typhoid.