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Botswana:Public Advised to Take Necessary Precautions
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Cholera outbreaks have been reported in East and Central African countries including Malawi,Kenya,Sudan,Mozambique,Tanzania and Angola and Zambia declared Cholera outbreak last year on the 12th October 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women-friendly spaces offer safe haven for Congolese refugees in Angola
LOVUA, Angola – In a simple white tent in the L óvua refugee settlement in Angola, women and girls who fled the brutal conflict in Kasai, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, can find safe haven and support.The tent is one of two women-friendly spaces UNFPA has established in the settlement. These spaces offer women and girls a safe place to talk, receive information and participate in recreational activities.“When I take part in the activities here, I forget my worries and all my memories from Congo for a while,” said 17-year-old Musito. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Angola:Benguela - Official Announces Termination of Private Services to Hospital
[ANGOP] Benguela -Services provided by a clinic called "Internacional" of outpatients consultations and pharmacy managed by private entities, inside the General Hospital (HGB) of Benguela, end next February. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Bi é - Government Prioritizes Improved Health Care
[ANGOP] Cuito -The governor of Bie, Manuel de Boavida Neto, Monday considered that the improvement of medical care and the solution of the problem of the scarcity of medicines and expendable materials are the order of the day in his portfolio. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:U íge - Governor Urges Faithful to Fight Cholera Outbreaks and Malaria
[ANGOP] U íge -The provincial governor of Uíge, Pinda Simão, called on Sunday in this city to the faithful of the Evangelical Baptist Church in Angola, and the population in general to continue to observe the prevention measures against cholera and malaria that is devastating the province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 8, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Angola to Have an Emergency Programme to Fight Malaria
[ANGOP] Cuito -Angola will present in January 2018 an Emergency Malaria Programme aimed to set strategies to reduce the incidence of this disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:WHO Recognises Angolan Government's Work in Health Sector
[ANGOP] Luanda -The representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Angola, Hernando Gudelo, on Wednesday in Caxito, north-western Bengo Province, recognised the efforts of the Angolan Executive towards improving the national health system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Zika Virus On the Rise - WHO
[Maka] The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a health emergency alert about a possible Zika outbreak in Angola, urging the Angola Ministry of Health to immediately begin implementing its planned interventions to minimize the impact. The WHO's alert is particularly alarming because it is issued in response to a growing number of cases of microcephaly among newborns in Angola particularly in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Solar power brings light to Congolese refugees in Angola
LOUVA, Angola –Since the outbreak of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ’s Kasai region earlier this year, nearly 35,000 refugees have poured into Angola’s Lunda Norte Province.The population is highly vulnerable. Some 75 per cent of refugees from Kasai are women and children,according to UN reports. Many refugees have reported witnessing mass killings, rape and other human rights abuses during their flight from conflict. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Angola:Lunda Norte Hospitals Need Technicians
[ANGOP] Dundo -The Health Secretary of State, Valentim Altino Matias, defended Tuesday in Dundo, northern Lunda Norte province, the need to recruit health technicians for hospitals and health centers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Justice Consolidates Birth Registration in Maternity Hospitals
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights has consolidated the "Birth Registration" project, having created 56 registration posts in the country's maternity wards and health units. The goal is to register all children after their birth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola:Singer Yola Semedo Shows Solidarity to HIV/Aids Positive Children
[ANGOP] Luanda -The renowned angolan singer, Yola Semedo, will sponsor on Monday in Zango 1 ward, Luanda's Viana Municipality, a Christmas Party for HIV/Aids positive children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Announces Increased Measures to Combat Malaria in Huambo
[ANGOP] Huambo -Health Minister, Silvia Lutukuta, expressed on Sunday in Huambo city the need to implement increased measures to combat the outbreak of malaria that is hitting the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Social Communication Promotes Malaria Prevention Campaign
[ANGOP] Huambo -The Ministry of Social Communication (MCS) will in 2018, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, take up a campaign to promote malaria prevention marketing, announced Sunday in Huambo cty the Secretary of State for Communication Social, Celso Malavoloneke. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Checks Malaria Situation in Huambo
[ANGOP] Huambo -The Health Minister, S ílvia Lutukuta, is since Sunday morning paying a working visit to the central Huambo province, where she is learning about the malaria situation in this region, which has been recording high levels of the disease since the beginning of this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Minister Wants More Investment in Health Education
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Minister of Health, Silvia Lutucuta, said last Saturday in Luanda that there is a huge need to invest much more in health education so that citizens are aware of the existence of malaria, and then fight against mosquitoes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Cafunfo Hospital Benefits From Vehicles and Medicines
[ANGOP] Cuango -Seventeen vehicles, including ambulances, transport for medicine and fumigation, were delivered Sunday by the Health minister, S ílvia Lutucuta, to the Cuango Municipality Administration, in the north-eastern Lunda Sul Province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:UN Supports Angola to Fight Discrimination Against HIV-Positive People
[ANGOP] Luanda -The United Nations (UN) is committed to supporting Angola in coordinated multisectoral action to eliminate discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Cuanza Norte - Massive Distribution of Mosquito Nets to Fight Malaria
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -Over 5.000 children from various schools incluiding those in the outskirt of the city of Ndalatando, capital of Cuanza Norte province, received on Saturday impregnated mosquito nets free of charge, as part of a children's festival called "Together stop malaria in schools". (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 5, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:HIV On the Rise in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Hiv/Aids pandemic in Angola is spreading vertiginously, mainly in the provinces of Luanda, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Cuando Cubango and Cunene. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Over 1 000 Angolans Dead in Worst Malaria Outbreak
[CAJ News] Luanda -MORE than 1 200 people have died of malaria since the outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in Angola this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Malaria Kills Over 1,000 People From January to October
[ANGOP] Huambo -A total 1,241 people, mostly children under five years of age, died of malaria in central Huambo province from January to October this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Moxico - Most Deaths in General Hospital Caused By Malaria
[ANGOP] Luena -Malaria was the main cause of death in the last seven days in the General Hospital of the eastern Moxico Province, the head of the institution?s Casualty ward, J úlio Pedro Mendes, has informed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Over 500 Cases of Early Pregnancy Recorded in Lunda Sul
[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 542 of cases of early pregnancy have been recorded from January to October this year in northeastern Lunda Sul province Maternity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola:Angola Participates in WHO Conference
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is participating on Thursday and Friday in the first Ministerial Conference of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuberculosis, which is taking place in Moscow, Russia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - November 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Good to Know (Perhaps) That Food Is Being ‘Nuclearised’
Using nuclear sciences to feed the world. Credit: FAOBy Baher KamalROME, Nov 16 2017 (IPS)It might sound strange, very strange, but the news is that scientists and experts have been assuring, over and again, that using nuclear applications in agriculture –and thus in food production—are giving a major boost to food security. So how does this work? To start with, nuclear applications in agriculture rely on the use of isotopes and radiation techniques to combat pests and diseases, increase crop production, protect land and water resources, and ensure food safety and authenticity, as well as increase livestock pro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Editors' Choice Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Angola:Huila - 46 Children Up for Medical Treatment in Germany
[ANGOP] Lubango -At least 46 Angolan children with physical disabilities aged between two and 13 years will be sent to Germany for medical treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola - Diabetics Hail Government Initiative
[ANGOP] Luanda -Patients with diabetes resident in Luanda province have reacted positively to the government initiative to exempt the medicines from the payment of customs duties from 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Over 40,000 Cases of Malaria Recorded in Saurimo
[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 43,604 cases of malaria have been recorded in the last 10 months, against the 55,243 cases in the same period of last year in the municipality of Saurimo, northeastern Lunda Sul province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 15, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Aid Groups Sound Alarm on DRC Crisis
By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Nov 13 2017 (IPS)The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis and the international community must step in before it worsens, humanitarian agencies warn. The escalation of ethnic clashes in southeastern DRC in recent months has left millions displaced and on the verge of starvation.In the past year alone, the conflict has displaced nearly 2 million, 850,000 of whom are children and some of whom have fled to the neighboring nations of Angola and Zambia. DRC already had the highest number of new displacements in the world in 2016.Last month, the U...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace Religion TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Angola:Lunda Sul - Over 300 Animals Vaccinated Against Rabies
[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 332 pets, amongst dogs, monkeys and cats, have been vaccinated from January to October this year against rabies in the eastern Lunda Sul province, Angop learnt Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Governor Demands Better Management of Lubango Central Hospital
[ANGOP] Lubango -The Lubango Central Hospital "Ant ónio Agostinho Neto" is a health unit that, with good management, will serve the region better, said the provincial governor of Huila, João Marcelino Tyipinge, in Lubango on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Routine Vaccination Campaign Kicks Off Wednesday in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -The routine vaccination campaign for children who were missed on previous stages, starts Wednesday in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Routine Vaccination Campaign Kicks Off Tuesday in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -The routine vaccination campaign for children who were missed on previous stages, starts Tuesday in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Malanje - Polish Want to Invest in Medicines and Hospital Supplies
[ANGOP] Cacuso -A group of Polish businessmen, who have been visiting Malanje province since Sunday, intend to invest in the hospital industry in order to mitigate the country's deficit in the distribution of medicines and expendable materials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghost Workers Aren ’t Spooky—They’re Expensive
November 06, 2017The Democratic Republic of the Congo found $2 million in savings when they used data to uncover absent health workers.When a country uses theiHRIS software to manage their human resources for health, they sometimes get a bonus.Because iHRIS can connect with other software, it can provide data connections that offer unexpected benefits for the managers and leaders of a health care system. Sometimes, just connecting data between iHRIS and another system can save money —a lot of money.But it takes some detective work.Oh, not the kind that involves trench coats and fedoras. The kind that takes patience a...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

How Swiss-Angolan Investor Jean Claude Bastos De Morais Plans To Deliver Better Healthcare In Africa
Swiss-Angolan entrepreneur Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais talks about his company's plans to to set up a chain of small primary care clinics made from shipping containers across Africa. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mfonobong Nsehe, Contributor Source Type: news

Angola:Cunene - Governor Calls for People Involvement in Garbage Collection
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The governor of the province of Cunene, Kundi Paihama, Wednesday in Ondjiva called for a greater involvement of the population in the campaigns of solid waste collection, to prevent the emergence of diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 3, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola With More Than 11.000 New Cases of Stroke
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 11.490 new cases of cerebral vascular accidents have been recorded to date countrywide, said on Tuesday in Luanda the Secretary of State for Public Health, Manuel Dias da Cunha. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Prevention Deemed Best Mechanism to Fight Cancer
[ANGOP] Luanda -The prevention of breast cancer and prostate cancer continues to be the best mechanism to fight these diseases, said last Saturday, in Luanda, the Angolan Health minister, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Chinese Naval Hospital Ship Assists 6.000 People in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 6.000 people with varied diseases were assisted at the Chinese naval hospital ship dubbed "Ark of Peace" during the last eight days, Angop learnt on Thursday in Luanda from the mission's commander, the rear admiral Guan Bailin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Lunda Norte Records Over 6,000 Cases of Malaria
[ANGOP] Cuango -At least 6,370 cases of malaria were diagnosed at Cuango's Medical Centre in the north-eastern Lunda Norte Province, from February to October this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Cholera Death Toll Escalates in East, Southern Africa
[CAJ News] An intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 104 095 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

TNT-sniffing elephants could soon be assisting landmine-location efforts in Angola
(Natural News) The 27-year Angolan Civil War has left indelible marks on the former Portuguese colony. The most enduring of these are, undoubtedly, the millions of undetonated landmines underneath the Angolan countryside. Tens of thousands of people have been seriously wounded or killed by landmines. In a bid to solve this crisis, people have turned... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angola:Better Management and Control Helps Avoid Lack of Medicines
[ANGOP] Luanda -The lack of medicines in the sector is mainly caused by the non compliance with the norms on registration, control and management of logistical means, said last Monday in Luanda the secretary of State for Public Health, Manuel Dias da Cunha. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Chinese Hospital Ship Assists Over Six Hundred Patients Per Day
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Chinese hospital ship, which is in the country since Thursday (Oct. 19), is assisting more than six hundred patients of various diseases daily. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Management System Improves Planning
[ANGOP] Luanda -The implementation of the health information and management system in the health sector will ensure better tool to plan, monitor and draft data-based strategies to better understand the incidence of diseases in different regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:CICA Announces Social Projects
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Council of Christian Churches in Angola (CICA) will implement a malaria prevention programme in the provinces of Cunene and Cuando Cubango. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Minister Gives Priority to Angolan Citizens' Health
[ANGOP] The Health and Well being of Angolans is a priority of the Executive, said last Saturday in L ândana, in Cacongo Municipality of the northern Cabinda Province, the Health minister, Sílvia Lutukuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Ministry Assesses Country's Health Situation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Health Ministry is assessing the country's health situation in order to adopt measures for a greater interaction at central and provincial levels and improve primary healthcare. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news