Government has launched the construction works for the upgrading of Kapanda and Kasongo rural health centres into Mini hospitals.
The development is fulfillment of government’s commitment of taking health services as closer to the people as possible.
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says the two health institutes will offer full out-patient and in-patient services with four wards for all the four major health disciplines.
The Health Minister also disclosed that the hospitals which will be constructed within the space of six months will have theatre services.
And Luapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa described the launch of the two mini hospitals as fulfillment by government of campaign promises.
Mr Chilangwa indicated that government’s desire is to take development to all parts of the country and the launch is a clear testimony of development being transmitted to the people.