Dr. Anna Chifungula, the esteemed Board Chairperson of the Zambia Medical and Microbiology Services Agency (ZAMMSA), was honored with The Public Accountability Award by The Forum for Zambian Women Accountants (FZWA).
The prestigious accolade was presented during the association’s annual award ceremony, recognizing Dr. Chifungula’s remarkable contributions to public service and financial leadership.
Dr. Chifungula, who stands as the first female Auditor General in Zambia, boasts an impressive career marked by significant achievements.
Her commitment to excellence in financial governance and her pivotal role in shaping Zambia’s financial landscape have earned her the admiration of her peers and the recognition of the wider community.
Notably, Dr. Chifungula holds the esteemed title of Grand Commander of Distinguished Service, a distinction bestowed upon her by former Republican President, Edgar Lungu, in acknowledgment of her exceptional service to the nation.
Her journey as a certified Chartered Accountant has been punctuated by key roles, including serving as Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury.
ZAMMSA, the organization privileged to have Dr. Chifungula at its helm as the Board Chairperson, expressed deep gratitude for her continued dedication and leadership.
The agency highlighted the honor of being associated with an individual of such high stature and credentials, emphasizing her invaluable contributions to the organization’s mission and objectives.
In her acceptance speech, Dr. Chifungula expressed gratitude for the recognition, attributing her success to the support of colleagues, mentors, and the Zambian community.
She underscored the importance of public accountability in fostering a transparent and effective government, pledging to continue championing these values in her role at ZAMMSA.
The ceremony, attended by prominent figures in finance, governance, and public service, showcased the unity and strength of Zambia’s professional community.
Dr. Chifungula’s receipt of The Public Accountability Award serves as a testament to her unwavering commitment to excellence, making her a beacon of inspiration for aspiring women accountants and professionals across the nation.
As Dr. Chifungula continues to make history and inspire change, her journey stands as a testament to the limitless possibilities for women in leadership roles, further cementing her legacy as a trailblazer in Zambia’s financial and public service sectors.