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

Angola:Minister Welcomes WHO Support in Fight Against Epidemics
[ANGOP] Geneva -The Health Minister, S ílvia Lutucuta, on Tuesday welcomed the support received from the Wprld Health Organisation (WHO) and other international partners, which has helped overcome the three diseas yellow fever, malaria and dengue in Angola in the last years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Impunity Reigns as Medical Personnel and Facilities across 23 Conflict-Torn Countries Remain Under Attack
This report breaks n ew ground in bringing information providers together and demonstrating the value of collaboration.”TheSafeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, of which IntraHealth is the communications secretariat and a member,  consists of more than 35 organizations working to protect health workers and services threatened by war or civil unrest. The coalition raises awareness of global attacks on health and presses governments and United Nations agencies for greater global action to protect the security of health care.ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:Access the report hereSee an overview of the dataTake a look at t...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Angola:World Marks Hypertension Day
[ANGOP] Luanda -The world celebrates every year the Hypertension Day on 17 May. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Preventive Measures Against Respiratory Diseases Recommended
[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -Residents in northern Zaire province have been urged to take precautions against acute respiratory diseases, which are typical in this dry season. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Stresses Nurses' Patriotism
[ANGOP] Huambo -Angola's health minister S ílvia Lutucuta acknowledged Saturday the patriotic sense, dedication and commitment of nurses to assist the patients and increasing their service quality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Sector Announces Actions to Prevent Ebola Virus
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The eastern Lunda Sul province is intensifying epidemiological actions on border with Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), aimed at preventing Ebola virus from entering Angolan territory. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:New Dialysis Center for Armed Forces Unveiled
[ANGOP] Luanda -A well-equipped centre for kidney diseases was inaugurated at Luanda's Main Military Hospital on Tuesday with promise to offer treatment to the staff of Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) suffering from disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:21 Positive Cases of Sleeping Sickness in Banga
[ANGOP] Banga -Twenty - one positive cases of sleeping sickness were diagnosed in the last two weeks in the municipality of Banga, Cuanza Norte province, during the prospecting campaign held by the Provincial Department of the Institute of Combat and Control of Trypanosomiasis (Icct). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Luanda Hosts 3rd Cross-Border Meeting On Sleeping Sickness
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan capital, Luanda, is the venue of the 3rd Cross-Border Meeting on Sleeping Sickness, trypanosomiasis, on 8, 9 May, Angop has learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola Presents Health Improvements in Havana
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's improvements achieved in the health sector and the challenges it faces were presented in the 3rd International Convention on Public Health held in Cuba on 23-27 April 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Society Told to Remain Vigilant Amid Malaria Outbreak
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The governor of the southern Cunene province Kundi Paihama Wednesday called on the society to remain vigilant and join the actions aimed at preventing and fight against malaria in the communities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:U.S. Spends U.S.$300 Million On Fight Malaria in Angola
[ANGOP] Soyo -The United States spent USD 300 million on combat malaria in Angola from 2005 to date, said US ambassador to Angola, Nina Fite. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 25, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Malaria Kills Over 400 People in Two Months
[ANGOP] Cuito -At least 443 people, in particular children under 15, died in central Bie province in last January and February 2018 due to complicated malaria, said the provincial director of Health , Jo ão Campos Cacungula. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Governor Calls On Society to Support Efforts to Halt Dengue Outbreak
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The governor of the northern Cuanza Norte province Jos é Maria Ferraz dos Santos has called for the need to work on the prevention and containment of the dengue outbreak, hitting the region since early this month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Dengue Epidemics in Cazengo Municipality Under Control
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The Dengue epidemics, which recently has been detected in Cazengo Municipality, in the northern Cuanza Norte Province, is now under control and no new cases were recorded in the past 48 hours, following the diagnosis of the disease in 78 patients in the beginning of this week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Sector Must Improve Primary Care
[ANGOP] Luanda -The health sector must improve the work at the level of Primary Care, municipal hospitals and medical centres, so as to decrease the pressure on reference health units, said last Tuesday in Luanda the Angolan Health minister, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Improvement of Medicine Logistics Among Health Ministry Challenges
[ANGOP] Luanda -Health minister S ílvia Lutucuta said Tuesday that one of the biggest challenges in the health sector is the need to improve the medicines logistics, which also includes penalizing illegal sales of drugs within health units. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Siamese Babies Die After Unviable Separation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Siamese babies, who were hospitalized at the David Bernardino Pediatric Hospital, died Sunday, 8 April six days after the medical team announced the impossibility of separation surgery for sharing the same heart and liver, said Tuesday, a hospital source. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Conjoined Babies Die After Unviable Separation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Siamese babies, who were hospitalized at the David Bernardino Pediatric Hospital, died Sunday, 8 April six days after the medical team announced the impossibility of separation surgery for sharing the same heart and liver, said Tuesday, a hospital source. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 11, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola:Minister Worried About State of Hospitals in Cuanza Sul
[ANGOP] Sumbe -Health minister S ílvia Lutucuta last Monday in Porto-Amboim, central Cuanza Sul Province, expressed her concern with the state of hospitals in this region, having stressed that health infrastructures in this province lack proper work conditions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Cuanza Norte With Dozens of Suspected Cases of Dengue Fever
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -At least 78 cases suspected of dengue fever were recorded between April 4 to 9 by the sanitary authority of the northern Cuanza Norte province, without any death registered. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Vaccination Drive to Target 13 Million Children
[ANGOP] Luanda -Thirteen million children are being vaccinated against measles, rubella and poliomyelitis across the country, during a campaign started Monday, Angop has learnt from official sources. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Minister Calls for Joining Polio Immunisation Campaign
[ANGOP] Gabela -Parents and guardians have been urged to take their children to the vaccination posts to ensure that they get polio, measles and rubella immunisation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - April 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Wants Functional Primary Services
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Health minister, S ílvia Lutucuta, said Saturday in Luanda that her ministerial department intends to have fully operational primary health services with committed technicians. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Lubango Hospital Expels Physician Over Misconduct
[ANGOP] Lubango -The central hospital of Lubango, southern Huila province, announced that it has expelled a physician who worked for that health institution for misconduct. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Mass Media Ministry Committed to Boosting Regional Press
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Mass Media Ministry is committed to boosting regional press, aimed at enabling all citizens to have access to information, mainly those living in the rural areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Minister Disapproves of Keeping Sanatorium Hospital and Medicine Faculty in Same Spot
[ANGOP] Huambo -The minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria do Ros ário Bragança Sambo, on Tuesday expressed her disapproval of the current location of the Sanatorium Hospital and the Medicine Faculty of the José Eduardo dos Santos University (UJES), in the central Huambo Province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

“The world needs to open their eyes”: Kasai survivors call for attention to crisis
LOVUA, Angola –“There was a lot of violence. Armed men abused and killed young girls, even while they were fleeing,” said Felikanko, 44. She was one of more than a million people who escaped the outbreak of conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasai region.“Some people were attacked and raped, killed or taken hostage,” Felikanko said. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Drug Shortages Cripple Angola's Health Service Drug Shortages Cripple Angola's Health Service
Apart from a few packs of medicine and plastic jars, the shelves at the Okanautoni health center in southern Angola are bare and lack basic drugs for saving lives.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Angola:Authorities Seize Food Contaminated With Listeriosis
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 332 chicken sausages and 105 packages of mortadella from South Africa contaminated with listeriosis has been recently seized from four Shoprite shopping centers, located in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drug shortages cripple Angola's health service
OKANAUTONI, Angola (Reuters) - Apart from a few packs of medicine and plastic jars, the shelves at the Okanautoni health center in southern Angola are bare and lack basic drugs for saving lives. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news