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Named after Prof. Elwyn Chomba
Environment: Fully Air-conditioned
Learning Aid: Overhead Projectors,Whiteboard
Learning Aid:Public Address System
Capacity: 160

Prof. Elwyn Chomba Lecture Theatre

Prof. Elwyn Chomba

asProf. Chomba was the only and first female Zambian in the pioneer class of medical students in the School of Medicine at the University of Zambia. At the graduation ceremony for her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degrees, she received prizes as Best Student in Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Paediatrics. Professor Elwyn Chomba has a distinguished record of academic achievement, hospital management and senior level public administration. Previously served as Permanent Secretary (Training) in the Ministry of Health, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health. An experienced hospital administrator she was for four years the Managing Director of the University Teaching Hospital. Her career in hospital administration stretches nearly 40 years back to when she was Medical Superintendent at Wusakile Hospital under the then Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines. A paediatrician of national renown Professor Chomba has special interests in neurology, neonatology, HIV/AIDS and child sexual abuse.  In 1997, Professor Chomba received a Merit Award for Best Clinical Teaching Skills, an award funded by the UK Department for International Development.  Alongside her many responsibilities, Professor Chomba has remained active in Paediatric research.