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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

Angola:Inauguration of Water System Boosts Actions to Fight Against Cholera
[ANGOP] Soyo -The inauguration of water supply system at Luamba island, Soyo municipality, northern Zaire province, on Monday will reinforce the actions to fight against cholera, said the Health minister, S ílvia Paula Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Minister of Health Wants Continuous Training of Technicians
[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -The continuous training of health professionals is essential, as it contributes to the humanization of services provided to the population and the improvement of health care, said Tuesday in Mbanza Kongo, the Minister of Health, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Recruitment of New Health Workers Help Reduce Staff Shortages
[ANGOP] Soyo -The hiring, in near future, of the new workers - physicians and nurses - will gradually tackle the issue linked to the lack of staff in various country's health units, the health minister S ílvia Paula Lutucuta has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Cardiology Services to Adopt International Open Tender to Recruit Professionals
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Health Ministry has been preparing the launching of an international open tender to recruit providers of professional cardiology services, a source with the mentioned ministerial department announced on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Assesses Sector in Zaire
[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -The Health minister, S ílvia Paula Lutucuta, is since Monday paying a two-day working visit to the northern Zaire province, aimed at learning about the conditions of the sector in that region of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

DRC: A Crisis the World Can No Longer Afford to Ignore
This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.The post DRC: A Crisis the World Can No Longer Afford to Ignore appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Badylon Kawanda Bakiman Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Migration & Refugees Projects Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) interally displaced persons Source Type: news

Angola:Draft Law Criminalizes Abortion but Foresees Exceptions
[ANGOP] Luanda -Abortion in Angola will be considered a crime according to the draft law which approves the Angolan Penal Code discussed on Wednesday, in Luanda, by the Cabinet Council. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Insurance Least Profitable and With More Risks
[ANGOP] Luanda -The health insurance is the least profitable in Angola and of greater risks for insurance companies, due to the reality of the country's medical care and hospital expenses, said actuary, Henda Mondlane. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Minister Recommends Preventive Measures Against Scabies
[ANGOP] Saurimo -Combat scabies outbreak in eastern Lunda Sul province entails preventive measures, such as personal and environmental hygiene, in order to avoid its spread, said Monday Angolan health minister, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Global Fund Finances Malaria and HIV / Aids Control Actions
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least USD 44 million is the amount made available by the Global Fund to finance actions to control malaria, HIV / AIDS and tuberculosis in the country, said its coordinator for Angola, Adriana Jimenez on Monday in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Number of Children's Death Increase in Luena General Hospital
[ANGOP] Luena -Fourteen people, among them 10 children died, victim of malaria and bronchopneumonia in the last seven days in eastern Moxico General Hospital four more in compared with the last same period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Escaping violence, refugee mothers in Angola find relief in safe childbirth
LUNDA NORTE, Angola –Towards the end of Yvonne Mboi ’s pregnancy, she recalled, “I realized I was too big. I was afraid.” These concerns loomed large after her harrowing flight from conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.But when she finally gave birth, Ms. Mboi was surprised, and relieved, to discover her size made perfect sense: she delivered two healthy twin girls.The 20-year-old had been in the early stages of pregnancy last May when she, her husband and their young daughter escaped the chaos in their country ’s Kasai region. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Angola:Specialists' Shortage Cripples Services in Menongue Hospital
[ANGOP] Menongue -The services provided in the areas of neurology, stomatology, cardiology, physiotherapy, gastrointestinal and hemagiology have been out of service for four months in Cuando Cubango General Hospital due to shortage of physicians, specialists and other echnicians. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:FOMETRA Gathers Mental Patients for Treatment in Benguela
[ANGOP] Benguela -The Forum of Traditional Medicine (FOMETRA) begins Saturday a campaign to gather people with mental disorders in the city of Benguela, to be submitted to medical treatment in an herbal center. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Budgetary Allocation for Education and Health to Get Increase
[ANGOP] Luanda -The monetary allocation for the sectors of health and education, in the 2018 Draft State Budget, is to be increased to enable also the recruitment of 20,000 new teachers for primary and secondary education, 1,500 physicians and 200 nursing and diagnostic technicians. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Angola and Zambia Sign Memo Against Cholera and Malaria
[ANGOP] Luanda -A memorandum of collaboration in the health domain was signed last Monday, in Lusaka, between the Health Ministries of Angola and Zambia, represented by the incumbent ministers, respectively S ílvia Lutukuta and Chitalu Chilufya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 7, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola:Bengo - Drug Rehabilitation Center Unveiled in Bengo
[ANGOP] Caxito -The Bengo drug rehabilitation center, which has the capacity to house 60 inpatients, was inaugurated Saturday in the province by the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Francisco Monteiro de Queiroz. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Manager Confirms Money Withdrawal From Global Fund
[ANGOP] Luanda -The manager of the Global FundTechnical Unit for the Malaria Programme, L úcia de Fátima Costa, confirmed Monday that there had been deducted the amount of AKZ 125 million, in 2013, from this institution in favor of Soccopress company. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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