Ministry of Health (Zambia)

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Ministry of Health
Coat of arms of Zambia.svg
Coat of Arms of Zambia
Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Zambia
HeadquartersHaille Selassie Avenue
Ndeke House
P.O. Box 30205,
Lusaka, Zambia
Annual budgetZMW. 4.43 billion (2016)[1]
Ministry executive

The Ministry of Health is a ministry in Zambia. Its head offices are located in Lusaka.


Subsidiary organizations include the Central Board of Health and the National Malaria Control Centre.

Healthcare facilities run by the Ministry are categorised into Urban Health Centers and Rural Health Centres (or Health Posts).

Schools operated by the Ministry include the Mansa School of Nursing in Mansa and the Ndola Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Ndola District.

List of ministers[edit]

Minister Party Term start Term end
Member for Health and Local Government
Ewain Wilson 1949 1953
Member for Health, Lands and Local Government
John Roberts Federal Party 1954 1956
Minister of Health
Sikota Wina United National Independence Party 1964 1964
Munukayumbwa Sipalo United National Independence Party 1964
Nkandu Luo Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 1999 1999
Enoch Kavindele Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 2000 2001
Sylvia Masebo Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 2005 2006
Kapembwa Simbao 2011
Joseph Kasonde Patriotic Front 2011 2016
Chitalu Chilufya Patriotic Front 2016

Deputy ministers[edit]

Deputy Minister Party Term start Term end
Nkandu Luo Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 1997 1999
Chitalu Chilufya Patriotic Front 2015 2016


  1. ^ "Zambian Budget 2015-2016" (PDF). Zambian Government. Retrieved 18 September 2016.

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