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Stop distribution of Chinese pill, urges PSZ

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia (PSZ) says preliminary investigations into the once-a-month Chinese contraceptive pill being dispensed to Zambian women have revealed that it is not herbal as presumed.
PSZ president Jerome Kanyika said in a statement yesterday that the contraceptive pill is a high dose of combined hormonal contraceptives containing Quinesterol and Levonogesterol.
Mr Kanyika was reacting to a Sunday Mail article in which Government and medical bodies raised concern over the Chinese contraceptive pill whose instructions and other information are in the Chinese language.
He said members of the public refer to the contraceptive as herbal and READ MORE




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