SECOND MEDICAL BULLETIN ON PRESIDENT EDGAR LUNGU’S HEALTH CONDITION: 11:20AM ZAMBIAN TIME
Lusaka, (Monday, 9th March 2015) — The Medical Team attending to His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia has explored options of correcting the narrowing of the food pipe that led to the illness of the President on Sunday March, 8 2015.
Doctors have recommended that President Lungu undergoes a high-tech medical procedure which is currently unavailable in Zambia and therefore he has been referred for specialised treatment abroad.
As announced in our earlier Bulletin this morning, President Lungu has a history Achalasia (the condition of the narrowing of the food pipe.)
This condition was corrected 30 years ago at the University Teaching Hospital and appears to have recurred.
A team of senior doctors comprising physicians, surgeons, pathologists, and radiologists, reviewed these findings and recommended immediate correction of this condition.
This statement has been authorized by Dr. Dorothy Kasonde and Dr. Dave Kishore on behalf the doctors attending to President Lungu.