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During a two-day working visit to the Eastern Province, Zambia’s President HE Hakainde Hichilema inspected Mambwe District Hospital, accompanied by Health Minister Sylvia Masebo and Home Affairs Minister Jack Mwiimbu. The event was attended by the British High Commissioner, HE Nicholas Woolley; Iain Maclean, NMSI Country General Manager and Nicholas Oliver, Head of Business Development.

The President stated that the high standards of the newly constructed Mambwe District Hospital and state-of-the-art medical equipment would improve health services in the district, describing it as a “gamechanger” in healthcare delivery for the people of Mambwe.

Noting that the project is being completed on time, the Head of State thanked the British Government through High  Commissioner Nicholas Woolley, for partnering with Zambia and supporting the construction of Mambwe District Hospital, the first of five 80-bed District Hospitals to be built as part of the project.