K120 million has been released under the poverty reduction fund for the extension of Chala health centre in Mukubwe ward in Kapiri Mposhi district.
Kapiri Mposhi district commissioner Jeston Mulando disclosed this in an interview
with ZANIS after touring some of the health centres carrying out the national
measles campaign in the district.
Mr Mulando said the building to be extended is a former council guest house in the
area and that when completed it can serve as health centre for the area.
Mr. Mulando who was accompanied by Kapiri director of health, expressed satisfaction
at the pace at which the measles campaign was going on in the district.
He expressed happiness at the overwhelming response by parenta and traditional
rulers to the ongoing nationwide measles vaccination campaign.
Mr. Mulando advised parents who refuse to take their children for measles
vaccinations onÂ religious grounds to think twice as children were the future of the