Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says his ministry has made a request to government to employ a further 5, 000 health workers in the country.

Dr. Chanda Says with the covid19 pandemic and other pressing ailments, it is imperative that all health institutions are adequately staffed to save people’s lives.

Speaking when he toured Chipata Township Level One Hospital in Lusaka today, Dr. Chanda said that his ministry is still in talks with the ministry of finance to recruit more health workers across the country adding that the nation will be informed on the next step.

And Dr. Chanda has assured management at Chipata level one hospital that his ministry will address the challenges at the institution for it to effectively carry out its mandate of providing health care services to the people.

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