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6 Villages in Southern Province to get Medical supplies donation

Health 6 Villages in Southern Province to get Medical supplies donation

Zambia’s Ambassador to France Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata
Zambia’s Ambassador to France Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata

TWELVE (12) Paris Descartes University Medical Students have secured Medical supplies to be donated to health centers in six (6) villages of Livingstone, Southern Province.

The Students, who are scheduled to travel to Zambia next week for forty two (42) days on a “Twabuka Project” in Southern Province intend to construct an infirmary at Twabuka Primary School near Livingstone as well as pay for a weekly visit by a Health Professional.

And Zambia’s Ambassador to France Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata was amazed and encouraged by the level of enthusiasm exhibited.

Ambassador Dr. Kaseba-Sata, a physicianand surgeon, specialized in gynecologyand obstetrics gave the Students a comprehensive talk on contemporary health development issues in Zambia.

“it is gratifying to note that out all Countries in the continent you picked Zambia for your project. The government under the able Leadership of President Edgar Chagwa Lungu is committed to the Universal Health Coverage agenda as evidenced by the implementation process of both the Seventh National Development Plan 2017-2021, and the National Health Strategic Plan 2017-2021, which are resultant and offer the necessary guidance towards achieving the Nation’s vision 2030”.Ambassador Dr. Kaseba-Sata said.

The Ambassador noted also that efforts were being made to improve distribution of health facilities at all levels and enhancing the capacity of healthcare personnel as well as supply of essential drugs and medical supplies Nationwide.

The Students have partnered with two associations namely Solidarité étudiants médecine (SOLEM) and Paving the Way to School (PWS) who are already working on different projects in Zambia.

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  1. Students to pay for a weekly visit of a health professional? Why? Health professional from where? Are there no health professionals at that or those clinics? If there are no qualified health professionals why don’t we have any because we have a lot of qualified nurses and clinical officers that are not employed? I hope the medicine is written in English language.

  2. I am tired of Africa being dependent on hsndouts despite being rich in nstural resources. How can you as head of a family hold your head high if everyday your nieghbours come to the rescue of your starving household while you spend your salary on booze and prostitutes? Everything is about donors…please. Meanwhile you have a finance minister who says there is nothing wrong drinking on duty !! And a president who says Ubomba mwibala alya mwibala. Whats wrong with us black africans? We have this affinity to electing incompetent and thieves into power. Obama despite being fathered by a kenyan became USA president because that country believes in excellence. Come to africa..where tribal becones an issue and we are willing to refuse capable people from a certain tribal in preferance to…

  3. I agree with you @PM I will not mention Africa as a whole but we as a country should stop this habit of receiving handouts and publicizing such in the media. If anything self reliance should be encouraged and if charity work needs to be done, it can be done through formally registered foundations owned by the well off individuals of our country. But such acts of charity should not be publicized in the media, do it quietly so as not to incalcate dependence mentallity among the citizenry. If Zambia is to develop, she needs to grow a bone of self reliance and become an innovative state herself.

  4. “under the able Leadership of President Edgar Chagwa Lungu ”
    Are our diplomats instructed to always insert the above phrase in their speeches? I notice that the European diplomats never mention their presidents or prime Ministers

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