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24 Nov 2017 description

Nineteen (19) new cholera cases have been recorded while 41 patients are currently under admission.

The new cases are; Chipata Compound (10 cases), Kanyama (6) and Matero (3) Current admission are Chipata Compound (13), Kanyama (12) and Matero (16) Cumulative cases; Chpata (129), Kanyama (113), Bauleni (1), Chawama (3) and Matero (17).

The cumulative number of Cholera cases has since increased to 263 from the time the disease broke out in Lusaka.

19 Oct 2015 description

Executive Summary

The 2015 In – depth Vulnerability and Needs Assessment was triggered by prolonged dry spells experienced mainly in the southern half of the country between February and March 2015. The Assessment was designed to understand the impact of these prolonged dry spells on selected sectors of the economy in forty-eight (48) districts of Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Muchinga, Northwestern, Southern and Western Provinces.

14 May 2015 description

Zambia is a lower middle income country, with economic growth but also with persistently high levels of poverty and socio-economic inequality. Malaria was the leading cause of death in both children and adults in 2010 according to the Ministry of Health. The country’s profile of both communicable and non- communicable diseases calls for prevention, early detection and care. Zambia thus gives priority to improved environments and food safety, control of epidemic outbreaks, health promotion and primary health care services for family health, communicable and chronic conditions.

21 Sep 2010 description

The Ministry of Health and Key Partners hold a National Consultation and Planning Meeting

LUSAKA, Zambia (Ministry of Health/UNICEF), 21 September 2010 - Zambia's Mother Baby Pack initiative - an innovative, Government-owned project to protect newborns from HIV - took a big step forward when the Ministry of Health held a four-day National Consultation and Planning Meeting earlier this month with key partners, including UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund; WHO, the World Health Organization; and the Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation.

"I would like to …

31 May 2009 description

Executive Summary

Tremendous progress has been achieved throughout Zambia toward reaching national targets in malaria control. The National Malaria Strategic Plan 2006-2010 outlines an aggressive approach to reducing malaria and malaria-related burden through the massive scale-up of malaria control interventions.

02 Apr 2007 description

PRESIDENT Mwanawasa has said that Government will soon start rehabilitating infrastructure destroyed by floods throughout the country.

The President said that the rehabilitation would start at the end of the rainy season that has left a trail of destruction on houses, schools, bridges, roads, crops and animals.

"Floods have caused untold suffering among our people throughout the country.

Your government is extremely concerned and in this connection we have been sending relief food to all parts of Zambia.

Government has been planning to rehabilitate all that has been …