Quality health service delivery is our priority-Katema

Lusaka, October 16, ZANIS---Government has reiterated its resolve to work extremely hard in providing care and quality health services to the people especially in the rural parts of the country.

Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Health Joseph Katema said with the growing population in Zambia, a lot of citizens require access to good health services at health institutions.

Dr. Katema was speaking in an interview with ZANIS shortly after touring Chongwe District Hospital and Chongwe District Health Centre yesterday.

He said palliative care and quality health service delivery to all Zambia was government’s priority.

Dr. Katema has since thanked all stakeholders that have been in the forefront to supplement government’s efforts in providing quality health services to all citizens countrywide.

Meanwhile, Chongwe District Director of Health Charles Msiska said taking quality health services as close to the people as possible was cardinal in ensuring improved health care services in Zambia.

Dr. Msiska said the district was one of the areas where people have been receiving quality health services.

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