Angola: Covid-19 Infects First Angolan Athlete
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The new coronavirus has already directly infected athletes of all major sports in the world, with the first case of an Angolan athlete on Friday since the disease was identified in the city of Wuhan (China) in December 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 Impact Reduces Oil Activity
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The reduction in drilling activity, whose financial losses have yet to be quantified, is one of the consequences of the impact of Covid-19 on the oil sector in Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Government Reiterates Back-to-School From October
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan government has reiterate resuming classes in various education sub-system of the country from October this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Taag Flies Over 200 Passengers
[ANGOP] Luanda -- At least ninety-nine national citizens residing in Cabinda province and who had been stranded in Luanda returned Monday to their far-northern province in TAAG commercial flight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: National Airline Gradually Resumes Flights
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Portugal and Brazil are at the top of the list of countries to which Angolan airline TAAG will gradually resume flights as of 21 September. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Strengthens Covid-19 Testing Capacity
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola has increased its capacity for mass Covid-19 tests, with the Viana Laboratory Diagnostic Centre coming into operation this Thursday, with the capacity to process 6,000 samples per day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: ENSA to Cover Medical Errors
[ANGOP] Luanda -- An agreement between the Angolan Medical Association and ENSA - Seguros de Angola was formalised Thursday in Luanda, with the aim of guaranteeing coverage for errors committed in the practice of the profession. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Schools to Reopen in October
[Nation] Luanda -- Angolan authorities have agreed to reopen schools from October, after learning institutions in the country were closed to control the spread of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola to Reopen Schools in October
[East African] Angolan authorities have agreed to reopen schools from October, after learning institutions in the country were closed to control the spread of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Naturopathic Doctors' Proposal Under Analysis
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Proposal on Natural Medicine on combat and prevention of covid-19 has been forwarded to the National Institute for Health Research (INIS) Department, aimed at assessing its authenticity and effectiveness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Public Transport Increases Capacity to 75%
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Ministry of Transport announced Tuesday plans to raise its urban transportation capacity from the current 50 to 75 percent in Luanda province, starting from October. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Commission Assesses Luau Border Post
[ANGOP] Luau -- The members of the Moxico Provincial Multi-sectoral Commission Monday evaluated the functioning of the border post in the Angolan municipality of Luau, with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Churches in Luanda Reopen This Month
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Churches in Luanda province will reopen their doors to the faithful as of Tuesday 19 September, the Minister of State and Head of the Civil House of the President of the Republic, Ad ão de Almeida, announced, Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Authorities Strengthen Preventive Measures in Cabinda
[ANGOP] Cabinda -- The increase in the number of police and security forces in the main streets and avenues of the city of Cabinda, in the large commercial areas and informal markets is one of the preventive measures intensified by the authorities, depending on the increase in positive cases in the province of Cabinda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Angolan Authorities Investigate Death of Physician
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan authorities have opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Angolan physician S ílvio Dala, which occurred last week after being detained by the police. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Polio Vaccination to Reach Over 400,000 Children
[ANGOP] Huambo -- At least 431,088 children, under five years of age, will be immunised against polio in the province of Huambo from this Saturday until the 12th September, after 24 new cases of infantile paralysis have been discovered in the last eight months in this region of the Central Highlands. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - September 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Another Angolan Dead in Portugal
[ANGOP] Lisbon -- An Angolan citizen, who was having medical treatment in Portugal, died last Thursday, in a hospital unit in Lisbon, victim of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: First Lady Delivers Goods to General Hospital's Paediatric Unit
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Office of the First Lady Ana Dias Louren ço delivered, last Thursday, several goods to the Paediatrics Unit of the General Hospital of Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Health Authorities Test Cambambe Population
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -- Health authorities in northern Cuanza Note are since Tuesday running a quick COVID-19 test campaign to assess the degree of immunity of the population of Cambambe municipality, the local director of the Provincial Health Office, Filomena Wilson, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Lunda Norte Governor Calls for Strict Hospital Management
[ANGOP] Dundo -- The governor of the eastern Lunda Norte province, Ernesto Muangala, Tuesday called for greater rigor and responsibility in the management of Dundo campaign hospital to ensure its durability. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Over 650 HIV/Aids Positive Cases Reported in Cunene
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -- At least 650 new HIV/AIDS positive cases were diagnosed in the first half of this year in the Voluntary Counselling and Testing Centres (CATV) in the province of Cunene, an additional 33 cases compared to the same period in 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Ministry of Health Prepares New Serological Test
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The minister of Health, S ílvia Lutucuta, announced last Monday that from next week onward people are going to be tested with the new serological analysis called "Elisa". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 75 New Infections, One Death, 13 Recoveries
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Seventy-five new positive cases of covid-19, one death and 13 recoveries have been reported in Angola since the last update of Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - More Than 1,000 Go Into Lockdown
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Some 1,145, out of 1,454 covid-19 active patients, have been ordered to stay at home (home isolation), and 309 are being treated in the country's treatment centers, health authorities have said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Moxico - Governor Announces Plans to Create Bank to Store Seeds
[ANGOP] Luena -- Government of the eastern Moxico province has announced plans to create bank to store seeds of corn, rice, peanuts and millet. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Activists Criticise Security Forces for Brutality in War Against Covid-19
[Nation] Activists are criticising Angolan security forces tasked with implementing Covid-19 restrictions for brutality including death. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: ART Roll-Out During Covid-19 Pandemic
[Namibian] NAMIBIA shares a 1 425-kilometre border with Angola, the bigger part of which is open. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Class Resumption Still Depending On Covid-19 Stabilization
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The resumption of classes in Angola, suspended since last March due to Covid-19, continues to depend on the stabilisation of the pandemic, the Minister for Education said Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Registers Three Cases of Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola registered, in the last eight months, three cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus, at a time when Africa is about to declare the eradication of wild polio, announced last Tuesday, in Luanda, the secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - August 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 61 New Infections, Two Deaths, 34 Recoveries
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Sixty-one new positive cases of covid-19, two deaths and 34 recoveries comprise the statistics of the new coronavirus pandemic for the last 24 hours, as presented by the Health authorities on Tuesday evening in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Strengthens Antiretroviral Drugs to Treat HIV Infection
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola's health sector has been strengthened with antiretroviral drugs to assist people living with HIV/AIDS for the next three months. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: African Sport Ministers Assess Covid-19 Impact
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The African Union (AU) is due to hold on Tuesday a meeting via video conference, between the Sports ministers of the continent to analyze the impact of the Covid-19 on sports activity, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Why Covid-19 Can't Be Blamed for Failure to Have Local Governance
[The Conversation Africa] Angola is the only southern African nation that has not introduced a system of elected local government. This, 45 years after it made constitutional provisions for the establishment of this important tier of government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Southern Africa: Covid-19 Worsening the Threat of Xenophobia
[CAJ News] Luanda, Angola -- THE global refugee agency is alert to the threat of xenophobia caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Southern Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Benguela's Molecular Laboratory Kicks Off Testing
[ANGOP] Benguela -- The regional molecular virology laboratory, located in Benguela General Hospital, started on Thursday, to perform the first tests for diagnosis of Sars cov2, as part of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Lunda Sul Detects Two Reactive Cases
[ANGOP] Saurimo -- The eastern Lunda Sul province recorded on Thursday two reactive cases IGM of COVID-19 following 14 rapid serological tests conducted to citizens who violated the Luanda sanitary cordon imposed to the province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Huila's Laboratory Begins Testing
[ANGOP] Lubango -- Huila's virology laboratory, set up at Lubango Central Hospital, began on Thursday, diagnosing the COVID-19 pandemic, with six daily tests, following an experiment carried out on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Commission Lifts Sanitary Cordon in Capunda
[ANGOP] Cuito -- The Provincial Intersectoral Commission for the Prevention and Combat of Covid-19 in Bi é announced the lifting of the health cordon in the area of Capunda/Capeio (Cunhinga) on Monday, after 14 days had elapsed since the limitation of circulation in this locality took place. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Test Processing Back to Normal
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Solved Monday's technical breakdown in one of the massive sample processing devices of individuals tested on Covid-19, Angola has again registered more than 50 positive cases Tuesday, after seven of the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Traditional Medicine Completes Health System in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Commission for Social Policy of the Council of Ministers discussed this Tuesday the complementarity of traditional medicine in the National Health System, in a meeting led by the Minister of State for the Social Area, Carolina Cerqueira. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Malaria Deaths Increase in Caconda Municipality
[ANGOP] Caconda -- At least 155 people have died of malaria in Caconda municipality, central Huila province, during the first half of this year from a total of 20,932 cases diagnosed representing 132 more deaths compared to the same period in 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

First report of traumatic brain injury in Luanda, Angola - de Oliveira AJM, Solari PN.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a global problem and is the greatest contributor to death and disability among all trauma-related injuries worldwide. Road traffic accidents (RTA) are an important cause of TBI. The purpose of this paper is to pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Reinforces Fight Against Malaria
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The project to combat malaria in Angola has been reinforced with funds initially expected to be allocated for the construction of a Presidential dental clinic, the Specialized Committees of the National Assembly decided on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - July 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - 72 Angolans Return Home
[ANGOP] Cabinda -- Seventy-two Angolan citizens who had been stranded in the Republic of the Congo returned last Saturday to the country's northen Cabinda province, through Massabi road at border with the Point Noir. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Covid-19 - Over 200 Angolans Return From Portugal
[ANGOP] Luanda -- At least 260 Angolan citizens arrived on Friday afternoon in Luanda from Lisbon-Portugal, where they were stranded for four months because of the covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Pedal é Hospital Assigned to Health Ministry
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, Jo ão Lourenço, determined this Friday the transfer of the supervision of the Pedro Maria Tonha Pedalé Hospital, under construction in Luanda, to the sphere of the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: COVID-19 - Three More Angolans Infected in Portugal
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Three more Angolans who are in Portugal under medical assistance tested positive for Covid-19 this Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: COVID-19 - Forty-Nine Infected and 11 Recovered in 24 Hours
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Health authorities have registered 49 more infected and 11 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Luanda Citizens Insist On Breaking COVID-19 Preventive Rules
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Almost two months after the entry into force of the Presidential Decree on the Situation of Public Calamity in Angola, several citizens in the province of Luanda remain negligent in relation to preventive measures against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: COVID-19 - Angola Announces Community Transmission
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan health authorities Wednesday in Luanda admitted the country is actually experiencing cases of community spread of the covid-19 in the capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news