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ACTION FOR HEARING LOSS: MAKE A SOUND INVESTMENT

Recently, the world celebrated World Hearing Day on the 3rd of March, 2017 under the World Health Organisation’s theme “Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment.’’ It is estimated that 360 million people in the world live with a disabling hearing loss and up to 5 out of every 1000 children are born deaf or hard of hearing.Read More

ZAMBIA POLICE SERVICE CARRY OUT COMMUNITY WORK

The Zambia Police Service (ZPS) on Thursday 2nd March 2017 donated a variety of food stuffs and carried out community service at the Lusaka Women and New-born Hospital mothers shelter as part of their commemoration of Zambia Police day which falls on 4th March, 2017 under the theme “Enhancing Professionalism and Accountability to Provide a Safe Secure and Peaceful Environment For All.”Read More

Indian High Commissioner to Zambia Visits UTH Tele- Medicine Centre

Technological advancements have made major contributions to the health industry and one good example of this is tele- medicine and through the efforts of the Indian government, the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has been a beneficiary of this initiative for the last five years.Read More

BURNS UNITS AND THEIR ROLE IN MANAGEMENT OF BURNS

The management of burns patients not only requires the physical aspect of care but involves tending to the psychological care of both the patients and their caregivers.

Burns patients are at a substantial risk of contaminating their environment with organisms which may spread to other patients admitted in the same ward. Aside from this, preventing infections in these patients is a big challenge as they are more susceptible to infections due to the loss of the protective barrier of the skin.Read More

FESTIVE SEASON  IN PICTURES

The coming of Christmas and New year’s is a time of thanksgiving and exchanging of gifts. The patients at the University Teaching Hospital were not left out during this season as many organizations and individuals showed up to spread good cheer and share what they had.Read More…

Paper Making A Difference

Paper when put to good use can be very beneficial to society. This is the case with Appropriate Paper Technology (APTERS) an organization encompassed on the grounds of the University Teaching Hospital (UTH). Read More…

Zaccaf Lends A Hand

Haemophilia is a rare blood disorder in which the blood does not clot normally due to lack of factor 8 in it. It is usually inherited and can lead to excessive bleeding if the condition is severe. Read More…

Zesco Blues And Portable Lamps

It is not every day at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) that you see people walking about with rechargeable lamps. Read More…

Pair Of Siamese Twins Arrives At Uth

The University Teaching Hospital (UTH) today the 13th of October received a pair of Siamese twins born yesterday to Lasford Sibaumba and Christine Moono Musaka of Singani area in Southern Province. Read More…

UTH Radiology Receives a Boost

The arrival of the Catherization Laboratory is a major boost to the health care delivery system of the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) and the country as a whole Read More…

Skills Laboratory

I am confident that with the support and commitment from our partners we will be able to build a future in which our Nurses and Midwives provide care to patients and the community at large in a competent and caring manner with dignity and respect.Read More…

Wedding Bells In G11

In a rare occurrence of events, the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) witnessed what many people would consider strange or something out of this world. Mr Suzyo Muzuri and his fiancée Diniwe Bowa planned to tie the knot after all the preparations had been done but alas as fate would have it, Suzyo was involved in a road accident that left him with one leg being amputated. Read More…

UTH Curb Very Low Birth Weight

Low birth weight refers to babies born with a weight of less than 2,500grams while very low birth weight are babies born less than 1,500grams.According to Dr. Chisele an Obstetrician and Gynecologist the weight of a neonate at birth has a significant prognostic value and is a major determinant of child survival. Read More…

Rocks

One of the great architectural health structures in this country and region is the University Teaching Hospital which is spread over one and a half a kilometer (80 hectares) of land. Housing a magnificent collection of two storey buildings with ultra-modern medical facilities the hospital has embarked on the improvement of infrastructure through its modernization plan. Read More…

Starkey Hearing Foundation To Fit 100 Free Hearing Aids

Starkey Hearing Foundation, a non- governmental Organisation based in America working with Ministry of Health in Zambia, University Teaching Hospital and Zambia National Association for Hearing Impaired (ZNAHI) has embarked on a programme to donate 1000 free hearing aids. Read More…

The Honorable Minister of Community Development Mother and Child Health Launches The Kangaroo Mother Care (Kcm) Trainiing Center At The University Teaching Hospital

The Honorable Minister of Community Development Mother and Child Health Mrs. Emerine Kabanshi has officially launched the kangaroo mother care (KMC) training center at the University Teaching Hospital. Read More…

Honorable Minister Of Health Commissions Uth Laboratory Information Management System (Lims)

THE Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Joseph kasonde said The University Teaching Hospital as the biggest referral hospital in the country can not afford to lag behind and benefit from the advancement in modern technology. Read More…

Golf Carts

To some it will seem strange to see small vehicles driving round the hospital as patients are transported from one point to another. These are none other than the golf carts that have been bought for the hospital for internal use only. Read More…