Angola: EU Releases U.S.$74,9 Million to Aid Family Farming
[ANGOP] Lubango -The European Union (EU) made available 65 million Euros this year to aid the execution of the Reinforcement, Resilience and Nutritional Food Security Programme (FRESAN) in the southern region of Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: New Cuanza Norte Governor Priorities Education, Health
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The improvement of the sectors of health, education, basic sanitation as well as water and electric power supply are top priorities of the recently appointed governor of the northern Cuanza Norte Province, Adriano Mendes de Carvalho. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: People Urged to Take Part in Basic Sanitation Betterment
[ANGOP] Cuito -The provincial director of Environment, Solid waste and Communitarian Services of the central B íe, Jonatão Ferramenta Casspai, defended on Monday , the people's active participation in the betterment of the basic sanitary conditions to prevent epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Governor Recommends Improvements in Health Services Management
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The governor of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, Daniel Neto, last Thursday in Saurimo City appealed for immediate improvements in the region?s health services and the creation of complaint offices in hospitals, with a view to enabling better supervision of the performance of health professionals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Sanatorium Hospital to Recruit New 50 Physicians
[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda's Sanatorium Hospital will employ 50 new physicians following the public recruitment process held in the country in September this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: HIV Infection From Mother to Child Preventable
[ANGOP] Luanda -Over 90 percent of pediatric transmissions occur from mother to child, called vertical transmission, and 100 percent of these infections are preventable through quality health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: 25 Babies Born With Microcephaly in Cunene
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -Health authorities in the southern Cunene province have reported 25 cases of babies born with microcephaly from January to the present date. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Police Seeks Strengthened Cooperation With Media Outlets
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The strengthening of the dialogue between the National Police and various media outlets was recommended by the participants of the first Methodological Seminar on Public Security and Journalistic Criteria Approaching Police Issues, which ended on Wednesday in northern Cuanza Norte. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: First Lady Committed to Pediatric HIV Eradication
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's first lady Ana Dias Louren ço pledged Thursday in Luanda to do everything to ensure that all Angolan children are born HIV-free and HIV-positive pregnant women receive treatment for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Over 50,000 TB Cases Diagnosed During First Quarter
[ANGOP] Luanda -Of this figure, 21,871 positive pulmonary tuberculosis, 20,050 negative, extra pulmonary standing at 2,742, and 4,929 treated cases, which totaled 50,046 cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - November 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Angola With Nearly 27,000 Pregnant Women HIV Positive
[ANGOP] Luanda -Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to estimates by 2017 of the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS).1 / 1 (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 21, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola: Nearly 27,000 Pregnant Women Living With HIV in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to estimates by 2017 of the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS).1 / 1 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Embassy Recognizes Difficulties for Students and Patients in Portugal
[ANGOP] Lisbon -The Angolan ambassador to Portugal, Carlos Alberto Saraiva de Carvalho Fonseca, said in Lisbon that there were scholarship students and patients in a medical assistance who experiences difficulties in Portugal due to irregularities in payments. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Cholera Claims Fifteen Lives in U íge
[ANGOP] U íge -At least fifteen people died from cholera in Uíge province in the last ten months from the 1,500 cases of this disease reported in the region, said the director of the Provincial Health Office in Uíge, Madalena Diogo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Child Who Received Contaminated Blood Is HIV/Aids Negative - Official
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Health (MINSA) announced Wednesday in Luanda that there was a "negative" diagnosis of HIV / AIDS virus transmission to a child who recently received contaminated blood transfusion at one of the hospital units in the capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Scientists Unveil Ancient Sea Monsters Found In Angola
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Joyce Source Type: news

“I had no idea what was happening” – Menstrual health needs surge for refugees
LUNDA NORTE PROVINCE, Angola – The March 2017 outbreak of violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has displaced some1.4 million people and forced over 35,000 others to flee to Lunda Norte Province, Angola. Roughly75 per centof refugees from Kasai in Angola are women and children. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola
Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Angola:Ministry of Health Supports Research Center Project
[ANGOP] Caxito -The Secretary of State for Health for the Hospital sector, Valentim Altino Matias, said Wednesday in Caxito that the government will continue to support the project developed 10 years ago by the Center for Health Research of Angola (CISA) in training and capacity building of Angolans. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo Republic Says to Launch Vaccination Drive After Yellow Fever Outbreak Congo Republic Says to Launch Vaccination Drive After Yellow Fever Outbreak
Congo Republic will launch a country-wide vaccination campaign to control an outbreak of yellow fever near the border with the Angolan enclave of Cabinda, the health ministry said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Congo Republic says to launch vaccination drive after yellow fever outbreak
Congo Republic will launch a country-wide vaccination campaign to control an outbreak of yellow fever near the border with the Angolan enclave of Cabinda, the health ministry said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Congo Republic confirms yellow fever near Angolan enclave
Congo Republic has confirmed a case of yellow fever near the border with an Angolan enclave, the health ministry said on Tuesday, and has warned of "an emerging event of epidemic proportions". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Angola:General Hospital Records Two to Three Children's Death Per Day
[ANGOP] Luena -At least two to three children daily die over malaria in eastern Moxico General Paediatric Hospital during the rainy season, said on Thursday the local Health director, Sebasti ão Henriques Ramalhos. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Applications for Public Tender in Health Sector Set for September 3
[ANGOP] Luanda -Applications for public tender of the Health Ministry starts on September 3 this year, through the website https: /www.ingresso-minsa, announced Monday in Luanda the incumbent minister, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Professionals Call for Improvement of Road Access to Hospitals
[ANGOP] Professionals from different, health centers, at the Cazenga municipality, requested the local administration to rehabilitate the roads that give access to the health units. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A new earless pygmy toad discovered on one of Angola's most underexplored mountains
(Pensoft Publishers) Due to many years of conflict, the biodiversity of Angola remains one of the least known in Africa. Recently, scientists from Angola, Portugal, and the United States conducted a series of field expeditions to document this country's amphibian and reptile species. One newly discovered species is a pygmy toad from the isolated Serra da Neve, the second highest peak in Angola. It differs from all close relatives in lacking an external and middle ear. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Recommends Breastfeeding Promotion
[ANGOP] Luanda -Health minister S ílvia Lutucuta called for increasing awareness of the promotion of breastfeeding in health units, in the markets and among adolescents and young people, to reverse the situation of chronic malnutrition in children under five years of age. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Unicef Seeks Support to Strengthen Breastfeeding in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) intends to help Angola join the Global Movement for Nutrition, known as SAM (Scaling Up Nutrition). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Maternity Hospital Performs 60 Childbirth During Weekend
[ANGOP] Malanje -At least 60 birth labors were performed in the last weekend in northern Malanje Maternity hospital, said its Emergency room chief, Catarina da Gl ória. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Ministry of Health to Shut Down Illegal Pharmacies
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Health will shut down in the next few days, illegal pharmaceutical establishments in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Heath Officials Defend Gradual Transfer of Power in Municipalities
[ANGOP] Luanda -The transfer of power from the central government to local government needs to be conducted gradually in the health sector taking into account the level of development of each municipality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Hu íla - Lubango to Have Maternity and Pediatric Hospital
[ANGOP] Lubango -A maternity and pediatric hospital is being built in Lubango city, southern Huila, to provide the main health care assistance in this specialty, announced on Wednesday the Finance minister, Augusto Archer Mangueira. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Benguela - Over 100,000 Heads of Cattle to Get Immunised
[ANGOP] Benguela -At least 145,000 heads of cattle are expected to be vaccinated in the centre-west Benguela Province against anthrax and blackleg, aimed at allaying the spread of diseases, the provincial head of veterinary services, Gaspar Ingl ês, has announced. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Govt, U.S. Negotiate Memorandum On Health
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and the United States of America (USA) have been negotiating the signing of several memoranda of understanding, with high on the health domain. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Luanda - Governor Assures FAA Staff Assistance to Patients
[ANGOP] Cazenga -The governor of Luanda province Adriano Mendes de Carvalho called for calm and patience to the residents in need of health assistance, assuring that nurses belonging to the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) will provide care to the patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Luanda Hospitals Strengthened With 2000 Military Nurses
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least two hundred military nurses from the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) will be distributed on Wednesday to hospitals of Luanda province to reinforce health services, Angop learnt on Monday from an official source. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Official Points to Challenges to Reduce HIV Cases
[ANGOP] Luanda -Education and access to information and use of condoms are among the preventive challenges presented by the National Institute for Fight Against AIDS. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Luanda Nurses Go On Strike
[ANGOP] Luanda -Nurses Union instructed Monday the class in the public hospitals in Luanda to halt work, as part of the general strike called on May 31st. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Over One Million Cases of Malaria, Thousands Killed
[ANGOP] At least 1.5 million cases of malaria that resulted in 3,853 deaths were recorded in the six months in Angola, exceeding the 1.3 million cases in 2016 when the country was hit by yellow fever epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 7, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola shuts its border with the Congo to contain Ebola outbreak
While the outbreak has not yet reached their border, Angolan officials have shutdown the strip of land where Angolans and Congolese most commonly interact. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angola:Cuanza Sul Governor for General Hospital Demolition
[ANGOP] Sumbe -The provincial governor of Cuanza Sul, Eus ébio de Brito Teixeira, defended on Monday the demolition of the local General Hospital "17 de Setembro" so as to build a new one, due to its degradation state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola Needs to Focus On Primary Health Care to Lower Child Mortality
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan government still needs to place more emphasis on primary public health care in the country, so as to reduce the maternal and child mortality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 31, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola:Govt Vows to Reduce Risk of Introducing Ebola in Country
[ANGOP] Huambo -Angolan Government has vowed to reduce the risk of introducing Ebola virus into the country from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Ministry to Discuss Municipalisation of Services
[ANGOP] Huambo -Health Ministry will analyse the municipalisation of Health during its 28th Consultative Council starting Wednesday in the capital of the central Huambo province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:MPs to Intervene in Maternity and Pediatrics Works
[ANGOP] Lubango -The members of National Assembly in southern Huila province pledged to intervene with the Government in resumption of works of the new Maternity and Pediatrics in the capital city of Lubango, idled four years ago on financial grounds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 30, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola:MPs Want to Increase Funds Allocated to Hospitals
[ANGOP] Soyo -The increase in the money allocated to hospitals in the country to meet the needs of drugs and expendable material was defended today in the city of Soyo, Zaire province, by MPs from the MPLA parliamentary bench. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola and World Bank Sign U.S$110 Million Health Agreement
[ANGOP] Luanda -A financial agreement worth USD 110 million was approved by a presidential order to cover Angola's health system strengthening project (PFSS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola Needs Four Million Dosages of Animal Vaccines
[ANGOP] Lubango -Angola needs at least four million dosages of animal vaccines to cover the animal immunization campaign against contagious peripneumonia, nodular dermatitis, hematic and symptomatic carbuncles initially scheduled for the end of the month of May. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola Bolsters Epidemiological Surveillance At Border With DRC
[ANGOP] Soyo -At least 14 health technicians in Soyo town, northern Zaire province, were deployed along the Mwanda region and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border to bolster the surveillance and avoid the spread of Ebola outbreak hitting that neighbouring country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news