This report was commissioned by THET as part of its work on improving biomedical engineering capacity within Zambia. It presents the key findings of an exercise undertaken to map and analyze the HTM polices and procedures within Copperbelt health facilities, the province’s Provincial Medical Office (PMO) and the MoH itself. The report aims to represent the key processes, institutions and practices related to HTM within the Zambian health system in order to establish a clear picture of medical equipment management from planning and budgeting activities at the
Ministry of Health to maintenance and use of equipment in Zambian health facilities. The report does this in order to identify specific changes and activities required to improve HTM in the Zambian health system, and provide recommendations for ways forward in terms of HTM at central, provincial and facility level.