The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced that it has signed a US$6.3 million for the design and construction of four pharmaceutical warehouses.
The warehouses will be constructed in Mansa, Mpika, Chipata and Choma with funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund).
The signing was witnessed by Medical Stores Managing Director of Medical Stores Chikuta Mbewe.
Mr Mbewe said the facilities will help improve the supply chain management and delivering of medicines and equipment to the people of Zambia.
UNDP has partnered with the Global Fund since 2003 to support the implementation of programmes targeting the three diseases in low and middle income countries.