Vice President Inonge Wina has urged contractors working on public infrastructure projects to do their job with a sense of urgency so that the needy communities can start benefiting.
Speaking when she commissioned Menga Health Post in Luwingu today, Mrs. Wina said government is constructing the 650 health post in hard to reach places to ensure people get free primary health care services.
ZNBC’s Gershom Musonda reports that the Vice President praised Angelica Construction company for the timely completion of Menga Health Post at a cost of 73 thousand US Dollars, a facility that will serve over 7-thousand local people.
Luwingu has been allocated nine new health posts of which 5 have been completed.
Northern Province has been allocated 69 health posts, with 40 having been completed and 10 nearing completion.
And the Vice President says upgrading of health facilities will continue, while distribution of essential drugs is being streamlined through the introduction of medical hubs serving health centres.
Health Minister Joseph Kasonde, provincial minister FREEDOM SIKAZWE, Deputy Minister in the Vice President’s Office BWALYA CHUNGU, other government officials attended the event.