Mary Begg Community Clinic is a non-profit organisation which provides quality health care for the Zambian community. Currently, we operate four clinics in the Copperbelt and NW provinces. We also partner with the public health sector and the private sector to provide national health programmes and a lasting health care legacy in Zambia. Our mission [] Cover: Kanshanshi copper gold mine in Solwezi, Zambia. Photo: Joanna Lindahl. Geological Survey of Sweden Box 670, SE-751 28 Uppsala 3 (26) SUMMARY Environmental impacts from mining operations are significant and quite often severe, especially in

Copper mine dump collapse kills at least 10 miners in

Zambia is Africa's second largest copper producer and houses operations of many global mining companies. (Reuters Archive) At least 10 people were killed and another 10 injured after a dumping site for copper mining waste collapsed in the town of Kitwe in Zambia

hospitals and non-mine employees and their dependants relied on mine hospitals for access to medical services (Fraser and Lungu 2007: 8). Following the oil crises of 1974 and 1979, Zambia fell into a crippling debt crisis while the country's terms of trade began

2011/12/19Zambia's population was estimated at just under 12 million in 2007 by the United Nations. The country is divided into 9 provinces and 72 districts. It has one of the lowest Human Development Index (0.481, ranking 164 in the world), the second lowest for Southern

2016/9/1Mine workers in Southern Africa including Zambia tend to have poor living and working conditions thereby having increased risk of TB and in addition working in the mines increases exposure to silica dust leading them to developing silicosis which increases their.

Being a rather new discipline in Ghana, implementation of occupational health services expected to be put in place will largely depend on training in occupational health and on-going information provision for staff. It is in this regard that this policy and guidelines on

How the mining industry is rallying to help during Covid

The Covid-19 pandemic has created severe challenges for the mining industry but, amongst the bad news, there have also been positive stories as miners rally to help communities. Yoana Cholteeva looks at mining companies offering their support in response to the global pandemic.

The Covid-19 pandemic has created severe challenges for the mining industry but, amongst the bad news, there have also been positive stories as miners rally to help communities. Yoana Cholteeva looks at mining companies offering their support in response to the global pandemic.

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has handed over 2,000 facemasks donated by employees from the mining giant's subsidiary, Kalumbila Minerals Limited, to the Ministry of Health for use at Lusaka's main hospitals. The hospitals in Lusaka set to benefit from the donation are Chilenje, Levy Mwanawasa, a

The 2007 Zambia Anti-Personnel Mine Action Centre (ZMAC) "Victim Assistance and MRE [mine risk education] Needs Survey" identified 152 casualties in 122 communities, of which 46 had died. [4] The 2009 "Landmine and other ERW Survey in Zambia," conducted by Norwegian People's Aid (NPA), identified 46 casualties, of which 26 had died. [5]

The 2007 Zambia Anti-Personnel Mine Action Centre (ZMAC) "Victim Assistance and MRE [mine risk education] Needs Survey" identified 152 casualties in 122 communities, of which 46 had died. [4] The 2009 "Landmine and other ERW Survey in Zambia," conducted by Norwegian People's Aid (NPA), identified 46 casualties, of which 26 had died. [5]

as private for-profit and mine hospitals (facilities operated by the mining industry), private services included the private fee-paying services provided in government hospitals (known in Zambia as high cost services). The study found that: there was a huge

Truly I agree with your views on the effects of mining in African countries.However I would like to add some points about the negative effect of mining in Africa as follows:-Mining may cause the displacement of people's settlement. This is true because some of the

The 2007 Zambia Anti-Personnel Mine Action Centre (ZMAC) "Victim Assistance and MRE [mine risk education] Needs Survey" identified 152 casualties in 122 communities, of which 46 had died. [4] The 2009 "Landmine and other ERW Survey in Zambia," conducted by Norwegian People's Aid (NPA), identified 46 casualties, of which 26 had died. [5]

Zambians angry as court okays mining in a prime national

2019/10/29Haabazoka argues further that the economic and environmental benefits of keeping a national park outweigh those of mining, saying, "this mine won't be profitable in its first 10 years, just like other mines have done in Zambia, but the damage that will be made in

The story of the mine goes back to the early 1930s but in 2000, Mopani Copper Mines Plc worked on the acquisition of the ZCCM assets at Mufulira and Nkana mine. Currently, copper reserves are estimated at 151.9 million tons, grading 1.89% copper and resources at 335 million tons, grading 2.05% copper.

Zambia: Over 200 school children and 43 miners admitted to hospital following alleged leak of sulphuric from mine Over 200 pupils and 40 KCM employees in Chingola were rushed to hospitals after inhaling sulphuric acid which Konkola Copper Mines ('KCM') released from its acid plant.

In Zambia, hospitals are at the centre of implementing interventions and policies which are crucial to the attainment of the recently articulated health targets. In particular, hospitals provide the largest share of services in antiretroviral therapy (ART), prevention of mother to child transmission of Human Immuno-deficiency virus (PMTC), Tuberculosis treatment, safe deliveries and many other

In Zambia, hospitals are at the centre of implementing interventions and policies which are crucial to the attainment of the recently articulated health targets. In particular, hospitals provide the largest share of services in antiretroviral therapy (ART), prevention of mother to child transmission of Human Immuno-deficiency virus (PMTC), Tuberculosis treatment, safe deliveries and many other

Book a medical, dental or physiotherapy appointment on the following numbers:+260 961 492 682 (Appointment bookings) +260 212 658082 (Appointment bookings) +260 961 017 770 (Emergencies only) Appointments with visiting specialists (including dermatologists, gynaecologists, paediatricians and counsellors), may also be booked through FQM's Wellness Centre, located in the same health

2016/9/1Mine workers in Southern Africa including Zambia tend to have poor living and working conditions thereby having increased risk of TB and in addition working in the mines increases exposure to silica dust leading them to developing silicosis which increases their.

2019/9/1Mine air pollution in Zambia, which is largely due to SO 2 and PM, both fine and ultrafine (PM 10, PM 5.0, PM 2.5 and PM 0.1) emissions has been a topical issue since commercial mining started in the 1920s in the Copperbelt region of Zambia.

KCM mine hospitals are open to the public at a fee and during emergencies KCM mine hospitals take in non-miners for treatment to reduce the burden on Government health institutions. Debra is not a KCM employee is nursing serious fire burns after his house was set ablaze by rival Jerabo gang.

threatens or causes injury, death, destruction or loss of property .In Zambia common accidents relate to road traffic, industrial, fire, mine and explosions. Section 2: National Disaster Management Structure 4 MISSION, OBJECTIVES AND STRUCTURE 4.1

UHC-Urban health center, RHC-Rural health center, HP-Health Post Hospitals In Zambia, there are hospitals throughout the country which include: Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital, Chipata General Hospital, Kitwe Central Hospital, Konkola Mine Hospital, Lubwe Mission Hospital, Maacha Hospital, Mtendere Mission Hospital, Mukinge Mission Hospital, Mwandi Mission Hospital, Nchanga North

The figure has now risen to fifteen. xxxii The EMP states that the public will be able to use mine hospitals and clinics on a fee-paying basis. It will be of little benefit to the impoverished, majority of people in the region who will in effect be denied access to health care.