1271 Results Found

The Mental Health Act, 2019

Ministry of Health, Zambia

An Act to provide for the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with mental illness, mental disorder, mental impairment or mental disability; to establish the National Mental Health Council and provide for its functions; provide for mental health services in correctional facilities; give effect to certain provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Principles for the protection of persons with mental illness and the improvement of mental care General Assembly Resolution 46/119 of 17th December 1991, and other international human rights instruments to which Zambia is a State Party; repeal the mental Disorders Act, 1949; and provide for related matters.

Zambia 2019 Health

The Nurses and Midwives Act, 2019

Ministry of Health, Zambia

An Act to regulate the education and training of nurses and midwives; continue the existence of the General Nursing Council and rename it as the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia and provide for its functions; provide for the registration of, issuance of practising certificates to, nurses and midwives; provide for the scope of practice of nurses and midwives; regulate the practice and professional conduct of nurses and midwives; provide for the licensing of nursing and midwifery facilities; repeal and replace the Nurses and Midwives Act, 1997; and provide for related matters.

Zambia 2019 Health

The Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency Act, 2019

Ministry of Health, Zambia

An Act to provide for an efficient and cost-effective system for the procurement, storage and distribution of medicines and medical supplies; establish Medical Stores Limited as the Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency and provide for its functions, and provide for related matters.

Zambia 2019 Health

The National Forensic Bill, 2020

Ministry of Health, Zambia

An Act to regulate the practice of forensic science and forensic pathology and provide for the licensing of forensic service providers; establish the National Forensic Authority and provide for its functions; establish the Board of the Authority and provide for its functions; establish the Office of the State Forensic Pathologist; establish the National Forensic Science and Biometrics Department, and provide for other matters.

Zambia 2020 Health

Zambia National Maternal and Neonatal Services Referral Guidelines

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The nine sections of this document outline the referral process, direct referrals from BEmONC sites or 1st level to 2nd level hospitals, antenatal referrals from BEmONC sites to 1st level hospitals, referrals from BEmONC sites to 1st level hospitals during labour, referrals from BEmONC sites to 1st level hospitals in postpartum, pre-referral management, newborn referral criteria, pre-referral management of common neonatal conditions, and communication and transfer.

Zambia 2018 Health

Zambia Consolidated Guidelines for Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection 2020

Ministry of Health, Zambia

This version of the Zambia Consolidated Guidelines for Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection provides guidance on the Zambia’s transition plan, the continued approach that positively affects the continuum of HIV care while adding to innovative methods that will reduce transmission rates and increase life span for patients.

Zambia 2020 Health

National Alcohol Policy Implementation Plan

Ministry of Health, Zambia

This plan is targeted towards all government institutions, the private sector, civil society organisations and members of the general public. The Policy Implementation Plan (PIP) describes broad actions which government, together with its stakeholders, intends to undertake in order to address key issues related to alcohol production, storage, distribution, retailing and consumption on one hand and the management of people who suffer illness and harm in whatever form as a result of alcohol misuse.

Zambia 2018 Health

Essential Newborn Care Guidelines

Ministry of Health, Zambia

This document discusses the requirements for Essential Newborn Care (ENC), basic care of the newborn immediately after birth, Postnatal Care (PNC), danger signs in the newborn, and special care of a newborn with problems,

Zambia 2014 Health

HIV Testing and Counselling (HTC) Implementation Plan (2014-2016)

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The purpose of the HIV Testing and Counselling Implementation Plan is to provide a simplified guide for the implementation of the HTC in 2014-2015. It enables stakeholders to identify and utilize their comparative advantage to contribute to HTC implementation collectively.

Zambia 2014 Health

HIV Prevention Strategy

Ministry of Health, Zambia

This strategy document provides a roadmap for the Zambian government, in collaboration with donors and implementing partners, to consider a paradigm shift in HIV prevention. The intent of the HIV prevention strategy is fourfold: to identify the key drivers of the epidemic; outline current prevention efforts, scope, effectiveness and coverage; describe existing gaps and challenges, and offer recommendations on the key priority areas for HIV prevention.

Zambia Health

HIV and AIDS Policy for the Transport Sector in Zambia

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The primary aim of this policy is to provide guidelines for the coordination, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of workplace programmes in the transport sector. The policy provides the framework through which employers, workers and their organisations will design, implement, and monitor HIV policies and programmes at sub‐sector, institution, and company level.

Zambia 2010 Health

Guidelines for the Medicines and Therapeutics Committee 2017

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The function of this policy is to assist pharmacy department in the development and review of policies, rules, and regulations regarding the use of medicines in the hospital and to evaluate, approve, or reject medicines proposed for inclusion in or deletion from the hospital Formulary.

Zambia 2017 Health

National Health Care Waste Management Plan 2015-2019

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The National Health Care Waste Management Plan (NHCWP) for 2015 to 2019 is a roadmap that aims at putting in place a sustainable Health Care Waste Management (HCWM) system in Zambia. The plan recommends safe, efficient, sustainable, affordable and culturally acceptable methods for the treatment and disposal of healthcare waste (HCW), both within and outside healthcare facilities.

Zambia 2015 Health

National HIV & AIDS Strategic Framework 2014-2016

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The Revised National HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework (R-NASF) is a three-year framework covering the period 2014 – 2016. It is intended to guide and inform the implementation of the national HIV multi-sectoral response in Zambia. The purpose of the framework is to provide an overall strategy for the planning, coordination and implementation of the multi-sectoral national response based on available evidence.

Zambia 2014 Health

National Health Strategic Plan Monitoring and Evaluation Framework 2017-2021

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework recognises the aspirations prescribed in the NHSP 2017-21. These aspirations are sector-specific mechanisms culminating from international and national level instruments that provide guidance on priorities, specific interventions and strategic focus.

Zambia 2017 Health

National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council: National Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (2011-2015)

Ministry of Health, Zambia

The national M&E plan provides background information, defines what the M&E systems will measure (indicators linked to the objectives and results framework of the NASF and national operational plan). Furthermore, it explains how the system will operate to enable these measurements to take place.

Zambia 2011 Health