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Kasenengwa Health Office Scales Up Malaria Fight

[Times of Zambia] WHILE the late delivery of farming inputs and poor rainfall patterns are usually the main challenges farmers face, the possibility of catching malaria is an added anxiety for Florence Sakala, a 47-year-old farmer of Kasenengwa Distric...

End Malaria Council Launched in Zambia

[Macepa] The first ever country-level End Malaria Council was launched this month by the Government of the Republic of Zambia. The President, Edgar Lungu, officially convened the EMC and requested the Minster of Health, Chitalu Chilufya, to serve as ch...

‘Our Push to Eliminate Malaria’

[Times of Zambia] For much of the world, malaria is a disease people worry about when they travel abroad. But for citizens from many Commonwealth nations it is no holiday disease. Malaria is a very real scourge that targets the most cherished members o...

New Malaria Drug Elating

[Times of Zambia] Malaria killed the Scottish explorer David Livingstone, who also suffered from dysentery, on May 1, 1873 at the age of 60 in Chief Chitambo's Village in the then Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia).

Choma Malaria Crusade Commendable

[Times of Zambia] We hail authorities in Choma, the Southern Province headquarters, for making progress in distributing insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) to expectant mothers and the under five children.

Toddler Chokes On Malaria Drug

[Times of Zambia] A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy of Zimba District in Southern Province has died after swallowing a malaria prevention tablet which choked him.

Global Fund Move to Save U.S $100 Million

[Times of Zambia]THE Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is putting into place a new agreement for purchasing HIV medication that will save close to US$100 million over two years, money that can be reinvested in lifesaving drugs and pro...

KCM Pours U.S$356,000 Into Malaria Fight

[Times of Zambia]KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) has invested more than $356, 000 towards the indoor residual spraying campaign against malaria for Chingola and Chililabombwe districts.

K405,000 Released for New Malaria Lab

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has released K405,000 to boost the construction of a new malaria laboratory at the Tropical Disease Research Centre (TDRC), Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Davy Chikamata has said.

Govt Acts to Prevent Malaria in Chisamba

[Times of Zambia]CHISAMBA District in Central Province has received 32,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets to be distributed to residents.

FQM Urges Malaria Fight

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has called for more substantial efforts and resources to fight malaria as the status quo has negative implications for Zambia's continued social and economical growth.

Govt Expands Access to Treatment for HIV

[Global Fund]Geneva -In partnership with Zambia, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria signed a US$156 million grant agreement that aims to ensure a secure supply of antiretroviral medicine to all those receiving HIV treatment. The ne...

Ministry Takes Malaria Fight to Livingstone Hotels

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Health has embarked on a mosquito spraying exercise in all seven official hotels that will host delegates to the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly this month.

‘Zambia On Course in Malaria Fight’

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is among countries in Africa that are on course to eliminating malaria, the global campaign against the disease, United Against Malaria (UAM) has said.

Dangers of Malaria During Pregnancy

[Times of Zambia]MANY, if not most, readers are familiar with malaria. It is one of those diseases the general populace takes for granted, not least of all because it is a disease of antiquity.