Government will this month resume the remaining works under the 650 health post project in areas were the construction has not been completed.
About 275 of the 650 health posts have been completed handed over to the Ministry of Health and were fully functional.
Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Administration Kennedy Malama says that government will ensure that within the period of 18 months all the 650 health post will be functional across the country.
“ Government is committed to improving infrastructure in the health sector by not only rehabilitating and building new health facilities but also upgrading some of the existing ones, “ he said.
Levy Mwanawasa Hospital, Matero, Chawama, Chipata and Chilenje level one hospitals are among the facilities which have been upgraded in Lusaka district.
He explained that government is working hard to improving the service delivery through promoting good health and the provision of quality health care to the people.
Dr Malama indicated that government has prioritized infrastructure development, equipment and transport provision in order to improve quality health services in the country.