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World Kidney Day – 8 March 2018

The 8th of March is World Kidney Day – so with that in mind, it is important to make sure that your kidneys are healthy. World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of kidney health and erducing the impact of kidney disease. In most cases, the kidneys can be affected by medical conditions such as high blood pressure,

Zambia Declares Curfew In Lusaka Slum Struck By Cholera

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People collect water at a water point in the ‘compound’ township on the outskirts of Lusaka on November 12, 2014, a day after the burial of the late Zambian president.

Zambia has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September,

Festive season safety tips

With the festive season almost upon us, it is important for us to be more careful and vigilant. With travelling, end-of-year parties, and entertaining, people are more likely to have accidents during this time than any other time of the year. Here are some festive season safety tips.

Road travel tips for the holidays

  • Get your car serviced.

A guide to drinking responsibly this festive season

With the festive season just around the corner and adults looking to enjoy themselves with a drink or two, there are some guidelines one has to adhere to in order to exercise drinking responsibly.

The government says moderate alcohol consumption does not exceed two standard drinks, which is 340ml or a half quart of beer a day for women and no more than three standard drinks per day for men.

5 Reasons Why People Need Health Insurance

If you’re one of the uninsured Zambians, you may wonder why individual health insurance is so important – especially if you’re young and healthy.

There are smart ways to save money, but skipping out on health insurance isn’t one of them. Studies show that uninsured individuals don’t receive the same quality or amount of preventive care those with insurance enjoy and may be putting themselves at greater financial risk than their insured counterparts.

Identifying bites and when to see a doctor

One of the potential hazards of travel in Africa, most especially in more tropical areas, is insect bites. It sometimes seems that there are so many insects that are interested in making their living off you.

Generally speaking this is more of an inconvenience than anything else and something which can be avoided by taking a few simple precautions.

Infographic: Health and Safety in the Workplace

Let’s face facts, there is Danger every where we look, and the chances of injury are a lot higher when there is a lack of safety rules. Whether you are in the engineering or teaching industry, you can minimize the chance of accidents happening by improved workplace safety. Please have a look at some tips that will help create a safer workplace environment,

Infographic: Staying Safe at work in the Summer

With global warming changing the atmosphere on a daily basis, hot summery days are no longer as pleasant as they used to be. The hot and dry seasons are forcing employees to cope with harsher weather related work hazards. These hazards include, but are not limited to, heat and direct sun exposure, Lyme disease and other blood borne diseases.

Health and Safety in the Workplace

Let’s face facts, there is Danger every where we look, and the chances of injury are a lot higher when there is a lack of safety rules. Whether you are in the engineering or teaching industry, you can minimize the chance of accidents happening by improved workplace safety. Please have a look at some tips that will help create a safer workplace environment,