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19,000 receive free medical care through Mobile Health services in NWP

Health19,000 receive free medical care through Mobile Health services in NWP

Medical staff attending to patients at a Mobile Hospital
File: Medical staff attending to patients at a Mobile Hospital : Picture Courtesy of ZANIS

About 19,000 people have accessed free medical care through the mobile health services in North-western province from January 2014 to July 2015.

A team of eight specialist medical doctors have been visiting Solwezi district to treat people with all sorts of ailments through mobile health services.

Provincial Medical Officer Simulyamana Choonga told Zambia News and Information Services in Solwezi that specialist outreach programs through mobile health services to the people in the province have seen a tremendous improvement in the health of the people.

Dr. Choonga said this when mobile health services were provided to the people by specialist doctors who have been camping for five days at Kyawama secondary school grounds.

He added that the Zambia flying doctor services also continues to render health services to the people by ensuring that patients with complicated diseases which could not be handled by visiting doctors are flown to the University teaching hospital in Lusaka.

Dr. Choonga said the mobile health services are on -going countrywide in order to ensure a healthy population in which diseases are brought under control or completely cured, adding that this was one of the priorities of the government.

And General Surgeon Kitanda Sondashi said the program aims at providing equitable access to quality health care services to all the people, not only in North-western province but the country at large.

3 COMMENTS

  1. When the MMD and Rupiah Banda purchased the mobile hospitals from china on loan he was insulted day in and day out by SATA by PF,

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