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    The Impact of Sources of Funding for political parties on Democracy in Zambia
    (2015-10-05) Daka, Boniface
    The University of Zambia clinic in an effort to ensure that quality health care is provided to the University of Zambia Community the clinic keeps a number of records about the demography, medical history, diagnosis and treatment of this community. All these records are kept in a manual system, this involves storing all this information on hand written paper.This manual system poses a number of challenges to the institution's performance as it is time consuming and has a high error rate. To mitigate these challenges an electronic medical record management system has been implemented which shall ensure that most records are electronically stored and accessible in real time. The system shall improve the performance and reduce errors that are caused by the manual system.In this project a pharmacy/medicine storage and dispensary module has been designed and implemented on group project. This module will help to provide information about the drugs that are in stock and those that need to be ordered.
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    An investigation of initiation ceremony teachings and attitudes of women towards them that may contribute to the spread of HIV/AIDS
    (2015-06-15) Kalunde, Wendy Kabwe.
    The research looks at the teachings given in initiation ceremonies and attitudes of women towards them that may contribute to the spread of HIV/AIDS.A sample of 50 resident under-graduate University of Zambia students were picked for this study using systematic random sampling. The sample comprised female students only from all years of study, their mean age was 22 years. Of these, 68% said they had knowledge about the teachings given in initiation ceremonies.The study reveals that there are a lot of teachings concerning sex practice and behaviour given to novices in these ceremonies. It was found that half of the respondents were neither for or against these teachings. Some of the teachings were seen as channels through which attitudes influencing risk behaviour A born could enhance the spread of HIV/AIDS. The conclusion therefore was that some teachings given on sex which may result in regrettable consequences should be revised.