Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says operation of the newly established Levy Mwanawasa Medical University, will start in the first quarter of 2019.
Dr. Chilufya says the University which is also the country’s first ever specialized University for health studies has an enrolment capacity of 3-thousand students.
The Minister of Health says works at the public training institution are at 95-percent complete.
Dr. Chilufya said this when he conducted a joint tour of the institution with Presidential Affairs Minister Freedom Sikazwe.
And Mr. Sikazwe said Government is pleased with the construction progress of the 1-hundred and 80 million Kwacha University.
Mr. Sikazwe said the project which started 4-years ago has been fully funded by the Zambian Treasury and is testament of Governments’ prudent use of public finances.