USAID, JHPIEGO DONATES AMBULANCES

As part of continuing support to the Lesotho Government, USAID and Jhpiego handed over two new ambulances to Berea Government Hospital on Friday. When receiving the ambulances, the Minister of Health, Mr. Selibe Mochoboroane said as much as COVID-19 was a devastation to the country’s health system, it has also exposed systems strengths and weaknesses. […]

SENKATANA ONCOLOGY CLINIC INAUGURATED

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the health partners inaugurated Senkatana Oncology Clinic at the event held at Senkatana on Monday. The Oncology Clinic is intended to relieve cancer patients as well as the government from expensive referral expenses to other countries. Speaking on behalf of the Ministry of Health, the Principal Secretary (PS), […]

HEALTH TO CONDUCT MR VACCINATION

The Ministry of Health will conduct the National Integrated Measles and Rubella (MR) Vaccination Campaign and COVID-19 from 25th October to the 5th November 2022. Children between 0 to 59 months are eligible for the MR vaccine. This was disclosed at a press briefing held at the Ministry of Health Headquarters on Tuesday. In line […]

AMERICAN EMBASSY HANDS OVER LePHIA 2020 REPORT

The Minister of Health, Mr. Semano Sekatle welcomed the first Lesotho Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (LePHIA) that was handed over by the United States Ambassador to Lesotho, Mrs. Maria Brewer at an event held in Maseru on Friday. Mrs. Brewer said they would not have done an excellent job if it was not because of […]

LESOTHO MOVES TO GREEN CODE COLOUR STAGE 

The Prime Minister, Dr Moeketsi Majoro says considering the COVID-19 infections and hospitalisation in the last few months, the Cabinet has decided to move the country from Blue Code Colour Stage to the Green Code Colour Stage. Dr Majoro announced this when addressing the nation on national television on Monday. Moving to the Green Code […]

SAVING LIVES, LIVELIHOOD PROJECT LAUNCHED

The Minister of Health, Mr. Semano Sekatle officiated the launch of Saving lives and Livelihood projects aimed at accelerating vaccination acceptance throughout the country, the event took place in Maseru on Wednesday. In his keynote address, the Minister said this is a three-year project to help in accelerating vaccination for Lesotho to reach its target […]

CHINA, UNFPA HAND OVER HEALTH COMMODITIES

The Ministry of Health received medical commodities from the government of China through China Aid and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The event was held on Thursday at the ministry’s premises. Receiving the equipment, the Minister of Health, Mr. Semano Sekatle thanked both the government of China and UNFPA for such generous donations as […]

LMPS COMMEMORATES WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY

Lesotho, through the Ministry of Police commemorated World Blood Donor Day under the theme ‘Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives’. The event was held at Pitso Ground in the Maseru district. Speaking at the commemoration, the Minister of Police, Mr. Lepota Sekola congratulated Commissioner of Police, Holomo Molibeli […]

LESOTHO ON ALERT ABOUT MONKEYPOX

The Ministry of Health says the country is in alert mode regarding the recent outbreak of Monkey Pox in different parts of the world. According to the statement from the ministry, the National Risk Response Team (NRRT) will be conducting a risk assessment which will be followed up by the development of a contingency plan […]

HER MAJESTY HANDS OVER OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS TO HOSPITALS

In an effort to improve health facilities in Lesotho, the Queen’s National Trust Fund on Tuesday handed over Oxygen Concentrators to Mohale’s Hoek, Mantšonyane and Mapoteng hospitals at the event held at the Royal Palace in Maseru. The founder of Queen’s National Trust Fund, Her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso said these machines will help […]