Recent Submissions

  • A Diet Survey in Kalene Hill Area 

    MCGlashan, N. D. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1969-01)
    This survey of local diet was undertaken into two chiefdoms near Kalene Hill hospital during September, 1968. The inquiry was' undertaken` as a corollary to, and at the same time as, clinical studies of ...
  • Impact of piped water supply on the Incidence of typhoid fever and diarrhoeal diseases in Lusaka 

    Bahl, M.R. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1976-08)
    The effect of piped water supply on the incidence of typhoid fever and diarrhoeal diseases in the City of Lusaka was reported. The incidence of typhoid fever and diarrhoeal diseases reduced in the City as the piped drinking ...
  • Influence of age and education on neuropsychological tests in Zambia 

    Kalungwana-Mambwe, L. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 2017)
    The purpose of this study is to explore the influence of age, education and reading ability on neuropsychological tests in Zambia. Methods and Materials: 324 adult participants were recruited from urban and rural areas in ...
  • The diagnosis of leprosy - common errors 

    Imkamp, F.M.J.H. (Medical journal of zambia, 1967-10)
    Would the correct diagnosis of leprosy have been easier if this disease had been described in textbooks on Neurology instead of Dermatology? The emphasis on the ...
  • The geography of Lusaka city clinics 

    McGlashan, N. D. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1968-10)
    The following account describes a study undertaken by senior geography and social work students of the University of Zambia in a fact-finding exercise for the Ministry of Health. The aims were to enumerate all out-patients ...
  • Low birth weight 

    Davis, V.E. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-08)
    A retrospective analysis of 2401 consecutive births revealed a lowbirth weight rate of 11.4 percent of all births and 14.2 percent of all live borns. Sixtyfive percent of late fetal and ...
  • Zambia Essential Medicines List 

    Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health, 2013)
    Essential medicines are those that satisfy the needs of the majority of the population and therefore should be available at all times, in adequate amounts and in the appropriate dosage forms.
  • Total Hip replacement 

    El-Morshidy, M. E. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1974-10)
    The indications of total hip replacement are discussed. Some cases were presented where the procedure was performed; these included cases of degenerative arthritis as well as selected cases of old healed infective arthritis. ...
  • Ovarian Neoplasms in Zambia 

    Bhagwandeen, S.B.; Naik, D. K. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1976-06)
    A total of 144 primary neoplasmas of the ovary were recorded in a five year period in the Department of Pathology (formerly Public Health Laboratory),Lusaka.Benign neoplasms (65%) were commoner than malignant tumours (35%). ...
  • Consolidated Guidelines On Person‑Centered HIV Patient Monitoring and Case Surveillance 

    Ministry of Health (World Health Organisation, 2017-06)
    In 2015, WHO published consolidated guidelines on strategic information for HIV in the health sector, including new indicators organized along the cascade of HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care (1). Those guidelines ...
  • National Health--Care Waste Management Plan 2015 – 2019 

    Ministry of Health (Ministry of Heath, 2015)
    This document has been developed as a guide to all institutions producing health care waste in planning and implementation of interventions that will reduce mismanagement of hazardous waste in Zambia. The National Health-Care ...
  • National Cancer Control Strategic Plan 2016 - 2021 

    Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health, 2016)
    Zambia is currently experiencing a high burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with significant consequences on morbidity and mortality. Among the four NCDs, cancer has had significant morbidity and mortality, especially ...
  • Intensive care unit in the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka 

    Angole, Y.E. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-10)
    A retrospective study was made of cases admitted to intensive care unit at U.T.H. at Lusaka in 1975. Injury accounted for the majority of admissions and deaths. Head injury alone or in combination with other injuries was ...
  • Sleeping sickness in children 

    Balint, O.; Wenninger, R.L. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1975-01)
    Twenty-three cases of Sleeping Sickness in children have been analysed at the Arthur Davison Hospital and Mukinge Hospital during the past five years. The overall mortality was 34.8%. This was especially high when ...
  • An analytical study of 33 cases of mortal head injuries 

    Gawish, H.; Siddiqui, M. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1974-10)
    Lusaka Teaching Hospital is the biggest in the country. Out of its thousand beds there are about 220 general surgical beds. The management of head injuries in the University Teaching Hospital is the responsibility of the ...
  • An Infection Prevention Manual For Community And Health Care Institutions In Developing Countries 

    Chanda, D.O. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2004)
    This Manual on Infection Prevention is based on the principles and policies of Infection Prevention. It is the first Manual to be written on this subject in Zambia. It constitutes years ...
  • Nursing Management of Cholera Patients in Zambia 

    Chanda, D.O. (The University of Zambia Press, 2011)
    This book focuses on resuscitating the cholera patient in order to simplify healthcare provision in medically-disadvantaged rural health care settings. Its main purpose is knowledge transfer of the modalities of patient ...
  • Eclampsia in Lusaka 

    Thakkar, U.; Wacha, D.S.O. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1981-08)
    A method of management of 46 cases of Eclampsia has been presented. Use of Diazepam (Valium)as a sedative and an anticonvulsant along with the approach of less conservatism, in the sense employment of caesarean section ...
  • Neonatal hypoglycaemia 

    Lucas, C.; Hassim, A. M. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1970-01)
    The clinical significance of blood glucose levels in the newborn of diabetic and non-diabetic mothers is still under debate. Low blood glucose levels which would cause serious symptoms in adults have been frequently recorded ...
  • The Prevalence of Kidney Dysfunction and Associated Risk Factors among ART-Naïve HIV-1 infected Adults at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia 

    Tembo, S.; Chirwa, L.; Musonda, P.; Mulenga, L.B.; Mweemba, A. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 2017)
    This study looks at how chronic HIV infection is associated with renal complications including renal dysfunction. To determine the prevalence of renal dysfunction and associated risk factors in ART naive HIV infected adults ...

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