CIDRZ and MOH Conduct Ebola Virus Preparedness Sensitisation to Staff and Key Health Care Workers

Dr Lottie Hachaambwa joins with CIDRZ Infectious Disease specialists, Drs Holmes and Sikazwe, to update staff on Ebola virus

On Thursday 30th October, Drs Hachaambwa, Holmes and Sikazwe will update CIDRZ staff on Ebola virus infection preparedness. The presentation and accompanying resource materials will be distributed to all CIDRZ staff, including those in their provincial work stations, to share with their Ministry colleagues to ensure that all key health care workers are aware about Ebola.

Dr Lottie Hachaambwa is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease and works closely with the Zambian Ministry of Health and Ministry of Community Development Mother and Child Health on various HIV and infectious-disease related issues. He sits on the Infectious Disease subcommittee of the National Epidemic Preparedness and Control Committee and has participated in Ebola Preparedness Training at W.H.O. AFRO in Congo, Brazzaville, as part of the Zambian Ebola Preparedness Team.

Dr Hachaambwa is an honorary lecturer at the University of Zambia School of Medicine teaching HIV Medicine and Infectious Disease in the MSc and MMED programmes and provides inpatient consultation at the University Teaching Hospital. He also holds a post as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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