Viagra Energy Drink Banned

ZAMBIA has ordered a recall of the Power Natural High Energy SX from all the country’s 10 provinces following complaints from the Zimbabwean, Zambian and South African medicines regulatory authorities. HealthTimes Reporter Zimbabwe’s Medicines Control Authority (MCAZ) raised the red flag over the energy drink on Tuesday after it had emerged the drink contains some ingredients which are used in the manufacture of sexual enhancement drugs. The drink is a product of Revin Zammbia Limited and has been under Zambia’s government’s scrutiny for a while. In a statement, Ndola City…

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Health Ministry Scales Up Trachoma Elimination Efforts

THE Ministry of Health and Child Care will this year roll out eye surgery outreach programs in several districts across the nation to combat a tropical disease called trachoma. By HealthTimes Correspondent The outreach programs in these districts are meant to reduce an estimated backlog of 6 500 people believed to have this disease.   Trachoma is targeted for elimination by 2020. A leading cause of preventable blindness globally, the disease is caused by a bacterial agent known as chlamydia trachomatis and spreads from person to person through flies, poor hygiene,…

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