Category: Legal Desk Policy Briefs

POLICY BRIEF ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SMOKE-FREE LAWS IN ZAMBIA

Second-hand exposure to tobacco smoke has been linked to several health outcomes such as respiratory infections, ischemic heart disease, lung cancer, and asthma. Globally, about a third of the population is exposed to the harmful effects of smoking resulting in over 600,000 deaths every year.

COVID-19, Hospital Fees and the National Health Insurance Scheme

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has been operational since October of 2019. The NHIS was established by the National Health Insurance Act No 2 of 2018. (By Chileshe G. Mange)