Press Statements

Press Statement – Electricity Subsidies help rich Zambians five times more than the poor – but removing Subsidies needs to be done with care

Electricity subsidies benefit the rich more than the poor. The richest Zambians currently receive nearly five times more in subsidies than the poor, according to a new research commissioned by Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC). Given how unfair the current subsidy is, the government’s…

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Cholera Outbreak – PMRC Press Statement

On the 6th of October, 2017 a Cholera Outbreak was declared in Lusaka. Since then sporadic cases have been recorded across the country with only three fatalities recorded outside Lusaka. Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration…

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PMRC Press Statement Ebola Health Alert

During the beginning of the year 2014, West Africa experienced the largest outbreak of Ebola in History. Ebola Virus Disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a deadly virus transmitted from person to person through the direct contact of blood and other body fluids…

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