Government says people should no longer die from malnutrition and other hunger related diseases when the country has sufficient food resources.
Deputy Minister of Health Patrick Chikusu says the Patriotic Front government-PF has waged a war against malnutrition in the country just any other country in the world.
Dr Chikusu was speaking when he toured Chikakanta Mission Hospital in Chikakanta District in Southern province to familiarize himself on the operations on the hospital.
He said the PF government is in a hurry to deliver to the people of Zambia.
He revealed that Chikakanta Mission Hospital is earmarked for the conceptualization of Home Based Care services which other countries in the world have adopted.
The Health Deputy Minister visited the bio-medical unit, laboratory, hospital wards, and the theater among others.
Dr. Chikusu was accompanied to Southern provinces by senior medical officers from Lusaka and Southern province.