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Malaria death down by 70%

Health Malaria death down by 70%

Commissioning of the Kidney transplant centre at the University Teaching Hospital by Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya
Commissioning of the Kidney transplant centre at the University Teaching Hospital by Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says government’s investments in the health sector has seen the reduction of malaria related deaths by more than 70 percent.

Speaking on the sidelines of the Elimination 8 engagement forum in Gaborone, Botswana, Dr. Chilufya said government’s intervention include investments in health systems and a broader expansion of infrastructure.

He reiterated President Edgar Lungu’s commitment to strengthening cross border diplomacy in bridging the fight against malaria at regional level through fostering linkages.

This is contained in a statement availed to ZNBC News by First Secretary Press and Public Relations at the Zambian High Commission in Botswana Kasabo Kalusa.

The Elimination 8 initiative is a coalition of eight countries working across national borders to eliminate malaria in Southern Africa by 2030.

[ZNBC]

11 COMMENTS

  1. This is so I scientific, this man should articulate himself like the doctor he is. Need more facts and figures and not just a global 70% without substance, I am assuming this ministry keeps statistics on diseases, but again we have a culture that cares less about these things

    • We can do it! I am sure he is still jealous of this report but you wonder how he “loves” the people he wants to desperately rule! Even his cronies are not happy! “ONLY a Tonga can make things right!” UPND is the waste news to ever happen to Zambia. Bitter herbs for breakfast, bitter herbs for lunch and bitter herbs for supper = BITTER HEARTS.

    • Lungu has very funny characters working for him…is this man a real doctor or Matero University doctor????and there’s evidence that this man is very corrupt….thieving doctor

  2. THAT IS LUBBISH !!!!!! WHERE DID YOU GET THOSE FACTS !! HAVE YOU BEEN TO RURAL AREAS WHERE PEOPLE ARE DYING DAILY FROM MALARIA !!

    • @2, “Ati this is Lubbish to have a loser wanting to a president for Zambia?” You Ha right! HAZALUZA HAGAIN because he is UNLIKABLE and “UNVOTALABLE!”

  3. Oct 17th 2019 the heading was ” Zambia sees an Increase in Malaria cases” One week later, 70% drop. Wow genius government.

    ww.lusakatimes.com/2019/10/17/zambia-sees-an-increase-in-malaria-cases-roll-back-malaria-fight-failure/

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