Health facilities: Generally, government infrastructure is in a fair and repairable state though not sufficient to meet the current and upcoming needs of the growing population. Under health, the Province has a total of 139 health facilities: 5 Private health facilities, 7 faith-based institutions. Two (2) second level Hospitals: Kasama and Mbala General Hospitals, 3 District hospitals, 127 Rural Health Centre’s and 33 health posts. Kasama, Mungwi, and Mbala districts and the newly created Nsama district have no district hospitals. The province also has one (01) GRZ School of Nursing and one (01) Private Nursing School.
Of the 69 health posts earmarked for construction in the province, 9 health posts have been completed in 3 districts (Kasama, Mungwi, and Luwingu) with 5 functioning at the moment.