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UNZA medical student scoops best overall poster award in quality improvement conference

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A University of Zambia (UNZA) student under the School of Medicine has scooped the “Best Overall Poster” award category in the Quality Improvement Conference (QIC) qualifying her to present the research at National Level.
Norah Ndambo a 5th year Medical student at The University of Zambia (UNZA, presented an abstract titled “Vulva Cancer in young Zambian women managed at the Cancer Diseases Hospital”
The conference held under the theme: “Enhanced Community Engagement in Quality Improvement, Innovation and Excellence in health services towards universal coverage”, attracted researchers from across the country.
The UNZA Ridgeway Campus student whose passion is in Obstetrics and Gynecology says she has always wanted to be a Medical Doctor for as long as she can remember.
Meanwhile, University of Zambia Vice Chancellor Prof. Luke Mumba has congratulated Ms. Norah Ndambo and the entire School of Medicine faculty at Ridgeway Campus.
The Vice Chancellor says, “it gives us great joy to witness young and emerging female scientists breaking grounds”.
The Vice Chancellor has further congratulated the other two emerging scientists that came out top in the conference as follows: Newly graduated Dr. Anthony Simbeya who emerged overall Best in the Quality Foundations Category as well as third best in the overall conference and Mr. Anthony Limbumbu who emerged third best in the Medical Care and Equipment category.
The government through the Ministry of Health (MOH) recently hosted the Quality Improvement Conference (QIC) virtually to showcase Quality Improvement projects and research taking place across Zambia.
This is according to a press statement issued by Brenda Bukowa, Head – Communication and Marketing at the University of Zambia.

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Lusaka man found dead both his legs cut off, police say

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A 35 year old man of Lusaka’s Mazyopa compound in Mandevu constituency has been discovered dead with both his legs cut off near the railway line between Kabanana Site and Service and Mazyopa compound.
The deceased identified as John Sekeseke is reported to have gotten home  on Friday around 20:00 hours and later went out without telling the wife.
Deputy Police Spokesperson Danny Mwale in a statement disclosed that this morning around 06:00 hours, a report was received that Sekeseke was discovered dead near a railway line with both his legs cut off.
“Police officers who rushed to the scene discovered that the body had both legs cut completely and sustained two cuts on the back of the head,” Mwale said.
He said the body has since been deposited in the University Teaching Hospital Mortuary awaiting post-mortem while investigations in the matter have been instituted.

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Quickly report any case of missing children to us, police urge parents and guardians 

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POLICE have arrested a couple of Lusaka in connection with the offence of Child Stealing which occurred  last month in Palabana  area.
The report was made by the mother of the  child identified as Alice  Chimwanza  of Waterfalls  Area along  Palabana Road  in  Chongwe District that her child aged six years went missing last month on October 27, and that the child was picked by an unknown female who the mother was able to identify.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said investigations were launched and on November 25 this year, Police received  information that the suspect was spotted  at a farm along Great East road.
She said members of the public were about to descend on the suspect but the police quickly intervened .
Mrs Katongo said police have withheld the names of the suspects for security reasons but the woman is from Lusaka’s Chipata Compound.
She said after interrogations, the suspect  led officers to Chipata Compound where her husband was also apprehended.
Mrs Katongo said officers further led to Chadleigh along Magoye road where the child was later found.
She said toddler has since been reunited with  his family and investigations are still ongoing.
“The two suspects are detained in police custody for the offence of Child Stealing awaiting Court appearance. As Zambia Police, we are advising guardians and parents to be security cautious by monitoring the whereabouts of their children and they should not allow their children to move unaccompanied,” she said.
Mrs Katongo has also urged parents and guardians to quickly report any case of missing children to any nearest police station.

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Watch the trailer to Magonolia premiering on Mozo TV this saturday

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#Magonolia the story of a Trinidadian teen girl who has superhuman powers and is on a journey to discover more about herself. Premiers on 28th November, 2020 on MOZO TV channel 94, TopStar. Courtesy of Caribbean based television station GT Networks.
#MozoTV #MozoTvIsHere #ARefreshingExperience #CurrentlyInLusaka

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Zambia Stats

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