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President Lungu commissions Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Matanda chiefdom

Rural News President Lungu commissions Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Matanda chiefdom

After the commissioning of Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Matanda chiefdom of Mansa district, President Edgar Lungu has wrapped up his working visit in Luapula province.

ZANIS reports that the Head of State says the opening of the mini hospital in Luapula province, demonstrates his administration’s efforts to create universal health coverage across the country.

Speaking during the commissioning of the facility, President Lungu says the Chikonshi health facility is another score in the Patriotic Front government’s delivery on its promise.

The health facilities provision is part of 108 mini hospitals and three district hospitals being put up in the country under the 300 million USD package under support from cooperating partners.

“This mini hospital launch attests my government’s unequaled strive to develop the country’s health sector provide universal health coverage,” he said.

The ongoing health sector infrastructure development constitutes a comprehensive primary health care package where all necessary amenities around the health facilities such as modern medical equipment as well as supplies, electricity, water and accommodation are in place.

From (left) is former health Minister Chitalu Chilufya, Luapula province Permanent Secretary Charles Mushota, President Edgar Lungu and Luapula province health Director Dr Peter Bwalya during the commissioning of Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Chief Matanda's Chiefdom.Picture by SUNDAY BWALYA/ ZANIS.
From (left) is former health Minister Chitalu Chilufya, Luapula province Permanent Secretary Charles Mushota, President Edgar Lungu and Luapula province health Director Dr Peter Bwalya during the commissioning of Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Chief Matanda’s Chiefdom.Picture by SUNDAY BWALYA/ ZANIS.

President Lungu said he is delighted to note that 46 mini hospitals have so far been completed under the project as well over 559 out 650 health posts equipped with necessary aids to provide quality health care.

He said the mini hospital establishment is significant to contribute towards enhancing health status of people in Chikonshi and surrounding areas.

Luapula province Permanent Secretary Charles Mushota said the people of Luapula province appreciate the leadership of President Lungu and its developmental projects such as the newly opened Chikonshi Mini Hospital .

President Edgar Lungu talks to the mother who just delivered a baby boy during the commissioning of Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Chief Matanda's Chiefdom in Mansa district. Picture by SUNDAY BWALYA ZANIS
President Edgar Lungu talks to the mother who just delivered a baby boy during the commissioning of Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Chief Matanda’s Chiefdom in Mansa district. Picture by SUNDAY BWALYA ZANIS

Engineer Mushota said benefits like opening up of a health facility at Chikonshi is evidence of governments quest to take health care closer to the people.

Chief Matanda through his representative said he is elated with the opening of the Chikonshi mini hospital and some health posts in his chiefdom as they would play a key role in eased access to health facilities by shortening distances his subjects had to previously cover.

President Edgar Lungu interacts with health workers shortly after commissioning Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Chief Matanda's Chiefdom in Mansa.Picture by SUNDAY BWALYA/ ZANIS
President Edgar Lungu interacts with health workers shortly after commissioning Chikonshi Mini Hospital in Chief Matanda’s Chiefdom in Mansa.Picture by SUNDAY BWALYA/ ZANIS

12 COMMENTS

  1. Meanwhile the upnd under five tribal leader has never commissioned or built even a single toilet in his stronghold village. We saw his in laws village when police raided it and it was a sad state. Very disgusting man

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  2. Another mini hospital without medication, vaccines, doctors and nurses. Yeah, great work Lying Lungu! NOT!!! Thank the Lord that August 12 is around the corner. Have you fuelled up your presidential plane ECL, so you can flee the country on August 13? Please take the obese brothers GBM and CK with you, and GL and KZ, we don’t want them anymore!!!

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  3. Haha no corruption you will cry again. Have you forgotten how your tribal leader was busy jumping around from court to court like a kangaroo last time

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  4. Its a mini hospital bcoz that’s all Lungu has done in 7yrs -just mini successes while the economy,debt ,inflation got jumbo jet sized destruction.

  5. Eish i feel like puking. LT still hasn’t banned this stinky troll KZ all this time while he flouts all the rules?

  6. I think in the last 4 decades, we have seen more infrastructure built by PF than any other in Zed. Now we wish to see this infrastructure translate into more jobs ( nurses, Doctors, teachers, lecturers etc) in the next 5 years and a better zambia.

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