Frankie Pauline Vana, 74, of Weimar, passed away July Funeral services were held at St. Interment followed at the St. She married Frankie A.
The pouch address for all personal mail, including parcels, magazines, and newspapers is as follows: They are not authorized to receive merchandise, parcels, magazines, newspapers, videotapes, or books.
US-bound pouch mail service goes out every Tuesday and Thursday.
Mail arrives on Monday and Thursday. International letter mail is fairly reliable with a transit time of 10 to 14 days to or from the U.
Receipt of parcels through the international mail system is generally reliable but may take 2 to 3 months from the U.
Box Lusaka, Zambia Use P. Box for Peace Corps. Postal rates in the Zambian mail system are Kw1, for a gr letter to a domestic destination. A letter gr mailed to the U. Radio and TV Last Updated: There are seven newscasts for both Government Radio and TV.
Programs are broadcast in English and seven local languages. The local television station offers a mixture of locally produced programs and old British and US sit-coms, and drama. Equipment may be purchased locally and program options subscribed to via the internet www.
Most people find it worthwhile to purchase a multi-system or PAL television. These are readily available locally, though they may be more expensive than in the US or Europe.
Hookup fees are approximately USD and that includes the initial satellite and decoder rental. The Times of Zambia — Government owned www. Lusaka has several commercial bookstores with respectable selections, though prices are high. Foreign newspapers and magazines mostly from South Africa and Great Britain can be purchased locally at bookstores and hotels.
CLO maintains a modest library on the Chancery grounds with books and magazines available for checkout. Books are limited to American and British subject matter, respectively.
The Health Unit is open from Monday through Thursday from to and on Friday from to Personal Services Contractors assigned overseas and their eligible family members. An experienced American registered nurse staffs the Health Unit.
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There are periodic visits from medical doctors stationed with the U. The Health Unit provides preventive, routine, and emergency health care, including immunizations and dispensary services.
The Embassy also has a contract with a private clinic for medical backup, after-hours service and X-ray facilities. This private clinic has three physicians on staff. In Zambia most hospitals and outpatient clinics are government subsidized, and care is provided at relatively low cost.
Unfortunately, these clinics and hospitals are far below American standards, poorly staffed, with virtually no medicine available, and with limited testing capabilities. Due to inadequate local hospital service, all serious illnesses, pregnancies, and sophisticated tests require medical evacuation to Johannesburg.
Most pregnant women are medevaced to the U. Local dental facilities are adequate for routine care, such as fillings and cleaning, but complete any special treatment e. Many residents take advantage of an American trained Zimbabwean orthodontist who visits Lusaka every weeks to offer orthodontic care.
Several opticians practice in Lusaka, but glasses are expensive. Purchase contact lenses and glasses including extra pairs before arrival in the country.
Bring eye prescriptions with you in case you need emergency replacement. Bring any cleaning solution and equipment for contact lenses with you, since you will not be able to find these in Lusaka.
Medicines found in local pharmacies are usually produced in the U. The Health Unit has a well-stocked pharmacy for treatment of most acute problems.
If you take any medicine routinely for any chronic medical condition, be sure to bring adequate supplies with you or arrange to have more shipped through the pouch. Veterinary services are available and fairly reliable.
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