Modernisation works at Zambia’s biggest referral health institution, the University Teaching Hospital, are bearing fruits, hospital Public Relations Officer Mwenya Mulenga has said.
Mr. Mulenga told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today that the modernisation works have been accelerated and works were on schedule.
He further said the construction of a new filter clinic will help reduce the congestion at the highest health facility in the country.
He said the works commenced in January this year but will only be completed after two years because of the amount of work to be done.
Mr. Mulenga said the road network in the hospital premises was dilapidated and needed to be worked on immediately.
He said the road works will involve the resurfacing of the road network and maintaining them at bituminous standard.
Mr. Mulenga explained that the maintenance of the road network at the institution will also help reduce the hustle of car parking area.
He said the hospital will have a modern car park which will accommodate about 400 cars at a time.
Mr. Mulenga said previously, parking space at the hospital was a huge challenge which also disrupted the smooth flow of operations.