GovernmentÂ has donatedÂ mediacl equipment and a laboratory worth K63 m to Kakwiya Rural Health Centre in Petauke.
District Director of Health, Kennedy Kabuswe, confirmed the development to ZANIS in
Dr. Kabuswe said the centre, which was more than 25 kilometres away from the Boma,
did not have laboratory equipment for a long time now.
He said due to lack of equipment, most patients were traveling to the District
Hospital to acquire laboratory services and that caused congestion at the health
Dr. Kabuswe appealed to management at Kakwiya Rural Health Centre to guard the
He saidÂ the community at Kakwiya had suffered for a long time hence the need for
them to utilize to the fullest the services that were available.