MINISTER of Health Sylvia Masebo says the Strengthening Immunisation Systems through Serosurveillance (SISS) project has revealed that only 83% percent of Zambia’s population has developed immunity against measles, which still puts the country at risk for outbreaks. And Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) Director Professor Roma Chilengi says the Ministry’s statutory institutions should work together by collaborating both in the conception and programming of projects. Speaking when she officiated at the stakeholders meeting for strengthening the immunisation system in Zambia through SISS in Lusaka, Thursday, Masebo said the SISS project had established that only 83% of the population had developed immunity against measles. “Apart from providing information on ways of measuring population immunity, the SISS project has provided important…...

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