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ZUNO Calls for measures to safeguard the health and wellbeing of nurses working during Cholera Outbreak

Zambia Union of Nurses Organisation (ZUNO) has called on the Government to safeguard the health and well-being of nurses taking care of patients in Cholera Centres. The latest updates by the Ministry of Health indicate increasing new Cholera cases especially in Lusaka, the situation which is no doubt deteriorating and life threatening. ZUNO General Secretary […]

ZUNO Hails UNAIDS For 2017 Global World Aids Day theme

The Zambia Union of Nurses Organisation (ZUNO) has hailed  the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) for the 2017 global World Aids Day Theme “Right to Health” saying it underlines the most important component to improving healthcare delivery. ZUNO General Secretary Mr Fray Michelo maintains that as the world pushes for human rights agenda […]

Lukupa Midwife Nursing School opens in Northern Province

Government says the opening of Lukupa Midwife Nursing School in Northern Province will significantly contribute to the reduction of maternal related deaths in the country. Northern Province Permanent Secretary Jobbicks Kalumba says the Lukupa Midwifery School and many other interventions will serve as catalysts for improved health care delivery system in the region and beyond. […]

Macha School of Nursing Upgraded

THE General Nursing Council has upgraded Choma’s Macha School of Nursing to a Registered School of Nursing. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya, who announced the upgrading of the institution at the weekend in Macha area in Mbabala Constituency of  Choma, described the institution as rare feet, which had contributed to saving thousands of lives through the […]

Low number of midwives worrying

KITWE School of Nursing, Midwifery and Theatre principal nursing education officer Mavis Chingezhi says the enrolment levels for the midwifery programme are on the decline as most registered nurses are opting for a degree in nursing instead of specialising. Ms Chingezhi said the trend is worrying because it has the potential to reverse the strides […]

All 1,600 recently recruited nurses and health workers to be paid

GOVERNMENT has called for calm and assured that all the 1,600 nurses and health workers who were recently recruited will soon be put on the payroll to bring the matter to rest. Ministry of Health Director Health, Promotion and Determinants Kennedy Malama further revealed that all the Human Resource Officers (HRO) from all provinces have […]

Nursing Union demands for safer theatres in the Zambia

The Zambia Union of Nurses Organisation (ZUNO) says the union is committed to continue engaging various key stakeholders to ensure that theatres in hospitals are safe for patients. ZUNO President Liseli Sitali has since called on theatre staff, hospital management, political leaders and the media among other institutions in the country to continue advocating for […]