The ministry of health in partnership with the Swedish government has procured 25 customised all-terrain ambulances at the unit cost of US$52,550 to be distributed to various districts in Eastern and Southern provinces. Speaking when he handed over the ambulances to Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya yesterday, Sweden Ambassador to Zambia Henrik Cederin said the ambulances have been procured by the ministry through the United Nations procurement system. Ambassador Cederin said his country’s support which comes in form of finance, materials, and human resource is focused on ensuring that under resourced districts and provinces access health services without difficulties. “It is on this note that we are very pleased today to physically hand over 25 ambulances to the ministry to…...

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