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Zambia has 20,000 nurses shortfall

CAROLINE KALOMBE, Lusaka
ZAMBIA has a shortage of 20, 000 nurses to service over 15 million people.
President Edgar Lungu recently directed the Ministry of Health to improve health service delivery by building more facilities countrywide.
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya said Government plans to recruit 30, 000 nurses by 2030 to meet the deficit.
Dr Chilufya said this on Sunday when he officiated at the graduation ceremony for 116 nurses, midwives and public health nurses at Kasama School of Nursing.
“You are employed immediately. You will be posted to all parts of the country to ensure that all citizens access health care services http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/




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