THE latest Auditor General’s Report on the accounts of the republic has narrated how the Ministry of Health awarded a contract for the construction and equipping of Infectious Disease Isolation Hospitals at a total cost of US$98,817,578 to an inexperienced South African company in May 2022. And the report has also narrated how MoH suspiciously awarded a $13 million contract to Accute Investments Limited for the supply of 10,000 ready filled oxygen cylinders, further narrating how 60 cylinders worth K17.7 million meant for Chililabombwe district went missing. Meanwhile, the Auditor General has revealed that as at July 31, 2022, MoH owed over K2.5 billion to suppliers of medical equipment, drugs and other related supplies some of which had been outstanding…...

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