Malungo A. Chisangano Malungo
Malungo A. Chisangano Malungo is now the First Deputy Speaker of Zambia’s National Assembly. She was appointed to this position in September 2021. She is the auxiliary presiding officer who assists the Hon. Madam Speaker in maintaining fair and impartial order and decorum in the House. She is the chairperson of the Committee on Privileges and Absences, whose mandate includes investigating member privileges and immunities. Hon. Chisangano is also the Vice Chairperson of the House Business Committee, which decides on House business and other items brought to it by the House.
Hon. Chisangano served as a Member of Parliament for the Gwembe Constituency in the Twelfth National Assembly. During this time, she served on the National Security and Foreign Affairs Committee, as well as the Health, Community Development, and Social Services Committee. She is also an outspoken supporter of women’s caucuses.
Hon. Chisangano worked in project planning, design, execution, and monitoring before joining the Legislature. She has overseen initiatives for several foreign organizations, including Catholic Relief Services, CARE Foreign, and Concern Worldwide. She has a master’s degree in public health and is an expert.
Hon. Chisangano also has extensive experience in the areas of sustainable community health, primary health care, HIV/AIDS, child health, nutrition development, sexual reproductive health, and public health. While working as a nutritionist for the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM), Mufulira Division, she was in charge of nine clinics and two mining hospitals between 1987 and 1990.
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