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President  Hichilema Acknowledges Progress in Cholera Fight and Announces Measures 

President Hakainde Hichilema shared positive updates on the ongoing efforts to combat cholera in the country. The President, accompanied by government officials, visited the cholera center at Heroes Stadium in Lusaka to assess the situation firsthand.

Expressing gratitude to citizens who have diligently followed health guidelines, President Hichilema noted a significant reduction in cholera cases, attributing the progress to the collective efforts of the people. 

He assured the nation of the government’s commitment to taking decisive measures to eradicate cholera completely.

The President extended appreciation to cooperating partners for their continuous support in the fight against the disease. Following the visit to the cholera center, President Hichilema announced a directive to employ all volunteers working on the frontline under the Ministry of Health. 

These dedicated individuals, who have been risking their lives, will now be given permanent positions across the country.

President Hichilema emphasized the importance of cleanliness, stating that “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” He urged citizens to maintain clean surroundings, food, and water to prevent the spread of diseases. 

The President highlighted the pain of losing lives due to an unsafe environment and stressed the need to address issues like unplanned settlements.

In closing, President Hichilema thanked cooperating partners for their unwavering support during these challenging times and invoked blessings for the country.

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