Thursday, July 18, 2024

Kasempa received 1,800 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines


Kasempa district in North-western province has received over 1,800 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

Speaking when he received the doses, Kasempa District Commissioner, Phelosopher Chandamali hailed the occasion as a major landmark in the fight against COVID-19.

“The arrival of the 1850 COVID-19 vaccination doses in Kasempa district today is a major landmark in our fight against COVID-19,” Mr. Chandamali said.

He disclosed that the administering of the vaccination will be done in phases.

“As we have been informed by the Ministry of Health, Dr. Jonas Chanda, the vaccination will be administered in a phased approach,” Mr. Chandamali added.

He further disclosed that Frontline healthcare workers are the priority of the vaccination program. Mr. Chandamali encouraged the Frontline healthcare workers who are at high risk of contracting COVID19 based on the nature of the Job to get vaccinated.

“We depend on healthy healthcare workers to ensure that our community is also kept health,” He added.

Mr. Chandamali assured all the people who keep the core function of the society in a place that they will be vaccinated in the first phase of the campaign.

“Teachers, police officers, immigration officers, correctional facility staff, council workers, and those in transportation, Traditional and Religious leaders will also be vaccinated in the first phase of the vaccination campaign,” He added.

Mr. Chandamali thanked the government and the COVAX consortium for making the vaccination possible for the people of Kasempa.

Speaking at the same event Kasempa District Health Director, Buumba Bubala assured the residents of Kasempa that the vaccination campaign will start once it is launched at the provincial level.

“We are all aware that at the national level the vaccination has launched, the next thing to do is to wait for the province to launch, then the districts will also do their launch,” Dr. Bubala added.

She disclosed that communication will be made to the public when the district will launch the vaccination campaign.


  1. Changing poor people’s naturally robust DNA by innoculating them with a controversial chemical mixture of mNRA vaccines causes my heart to cry. Anway, many people play Russian Roulette with their health so they rush for the jab and ask questions later when it should always be questions first – If answers are not making sense, ku kana! Like Chris Chali once sang: balempatikisha ninkana eh!


  3. KZ also commenting from UK diaspora has not has his vaccine yet as Boris Johnson does the same as president Lungu and doesn’t give vaccines to foreigners, even after receiving the vaccines from abroad for free.

  4. So they got vaccines for 925 people as each person needs 2 , big deal. Why should religious leaders get them ahead of their church goers are they are preaching that god protects you if you go to church. all churches should be closed as that is how the virus spreads Are not large gatherings now prohibited . no church services no need for advance vaccines get in the Q like the rest of us. the vaccines should go to old and sick people first to protect them. not some money grabbing pastor.

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