Increase in ZAMMSA funding game changer

ZAMBIA Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMMSA) director general Victor Nyasulu says the increase of funding to the agency by 350 percent under the New Dawn administration is a game changer in the procurement, storage and distribution of medicines and medical supplies in the country.
Mr Nyasulu says from a budget allocation of K1.3 billion in 2021, the UPND administration increased it to K3.6 billion in 2022, K4.6 billion in 2023 and currently at an unprecedented K4.9 billion.
He said the funding has helped ZAMMSA to close the gap regarding health kits and basic medicines at primary care level as they are available in all health facilities…