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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

Angola:Under-Fed People Reduced By Half
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has managed to reduce by over a half the number of people under-fed, thus meeting the first goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Cholera Deaths Soaring in Eastern, Southern Africa
[CAJ News] Nairobi -MORE than 1 550 people have died from a raging cholera outbreak afflicting the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 102 800 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Somalia accounts for 76,6 percent of the total cases reported, followed by South Sudan at 15,9 percent. Over the past four weeks, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), Tanzania has r (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angolan Medical Association Holds 1st Meeting of Specialties
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Medical Association Saturday in Luanda held the first meeting of internal doctors of specialties with the new physicians trained abroad and in the country to discuss the medical internship issue in Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angolan Physician Attends Radiesthesia and Radionics Congress
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan physician and director of the Oriente Terapias Office, Adalgisa David, represented the country in the 11th edition of the Brazilian Congress of Radiesthesia and Radiology 2017, which took place from September 30 to October 01 in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Malanje - Adoption of Healthy Lifestyle Helps Prevent Heart Diseases
[ANGOP] Malanje -The adoption of a healthy lifestyle together with physical exercises, balanced eating habits, good personal and work relations help to prevent heart deceases, said on Friday the cardiologist of the northern Malanje Province hospital, Rosa Ventura. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Academic Fair Provides Juridical, Medical Counselling
[ANGOP] Luanda -Juridical counselling and dental care sessions are being conducted since last Friday by university lecturers and students of five higher education institutions in Luanda, at the First Academic University Fair promoted by the ABC Alfabetizar association, in partnership with the Firme e Forte group. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: First Nursing Scientific Technical Day Open
[ANGOP] Cuito -The Vice Governor of central Bie province, Carlos Ulombe da Silva, inaugurated the first technical-scientific nursing day on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Health Sector in Bolongongo Strengthened With Three New Physicians
[ANGOP] Bolongongo -Three Angolan physician specialized in internal medicine were hired and reinforced Wednesday's health sector in the Bolongongo municipality, Cuanza Norte province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Physicians Told to Consult Rural Areas - Administrator
[ANGOP] Luanda -The newly entry physicians are expected to conduct periodic ambulatory consultations in the outlying and rural areas of the municipality of Viana, said the municipal administrator, Jeremias Dumbo Tchilelevika. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Bi é - Seventh Day Church Holds Health Fair
[ANGOP] Cuito -A health fair is held this Sunday in the city of Cuito, in the province of Bi é, under the initiative of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and aims to help people identify the possible diseases and especially receive medical advice. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Over 90 Physicians Reinforce Health System in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least ninety-seven new physicians will strengthen the health system in the general, municipal and district hospitals of Luanda province aiming to recruit new technicians to improve the quality of medical services in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Luanda's Governor Advises New Physicians to Use Best Practices
[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda 's governor, Francisco Higino Lopes Carneiro, Tuesday in Luanda, advised doctors recently trained in the health system, to use best practices with emphasis on health education, to reduce pressures in the hospital where they are going to work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: World Suicide Prevention Day Marked With Reflection Meeting
[ANGOP] Luanda -A reflection meeting attended by mental health professionals, students and the public in general marked last Monday's commemorations of the World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10), a gathering that was held in the Health Technicians Training School, in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Cuanza Norte - Over 500 People Get Medical Assistance At Massangano Pilgrimage
[ANGOP] Massangano -At least 585 pilgrims were assisted by the Medical Emergency Services during the 13th pilgrimage to "Nossa Senhora das Vict órias"sanctuary, held on 8-10 September in Massangano locality, Cambambe municipality in the northern Cuanza Norte province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: New Physicians Reinforce Health Sector in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least fifteen new physicians from various specialties are strengthening the public health sector in the city of Luanda since last week, an official source told Angop on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Bi é - Over 8,000 People Sensitized On HIV/Aids
[ANGOP] Cuito -At least 8,598 people, adults, youth and teenagers have been sensitized about the danger of HIV / AIDS during the first half of this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Health Sector Gains 93 New Physicians
[ANGOP] Lubango -The health sector in the southern Huila Province gained 93 new physicians who were officially presented last Friday, in Lubango City, to the local government officials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Zaire - Ophthalmologic Centre Holds Surgical Interventions Session
[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -A cataracts surgical interventions session will take place on 09-13 October in the Ophthalmologic Centre of the Baptist Evangelic Church of Angola (IEBA) in Mbanza Kongo City, northern Zaire Province, the physician Miguel Vinda informed on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Government Invests Over Seven Million U.S. Dollars in Hospitals
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 7.9 US dollars is the global value that the Angolan Government will invest in the coming days in the equipping of the Physical Rehabilitation Center of Huambo province and the municipal hospital of Cuanhama (Cunene), Angop h ás learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Namibe - TB Kills More Than 90 People in First Half of 2017
[ANGOP] Mo çâmedes -Ninety-one people died in the first half of 2017 in south-west Namibe province, victim of tuberculosis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - August 31, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Hu íla Bets On Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
[ANGOP] Lubango -Health sector in southern Huila province has pledged to preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the increase of awareness campaigns among the local population and prenatal consultation until the end of 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 31, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Once Decimated by AIDS, Zimbabwe ’s Khoisan Tribe Embraces Treatment
Members of Zimbabwe’s Khoisan tribe perform a traditional dance during an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign conducted by Tsoro-O-Tso San, a development trust that aids the tribe. Credit: Jeffrey Moyo/IPSBy Jeffrey MoyoTSHOLOTSHO, Zimbabwe, Aug 31 2017 (IPS)Sixty-seven-year-old Hloniphani Sidingo gives a broad smile while popping out through the gate of a clinic in her village, as she heads home clutching containers of anti-retroviral pills.The first Bantu people to dwell in present-day Zimbabwe, the Khoisan, also known as the Bushmen or Basagwa, populate remote areas of southern Africa, particularly Angola, Botswana, Namib...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jeffrey Moyo Tags: Africa Featured Headlines Health Indigenous Rights Poverty & SDGs ARV treatment HIV/AIDS Khoisan tribe Zimbabwe Source Type: news

Angola: Police Thanks for Clinica Anjo DA Guarda Support to Accidents Victims
[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda's command of the National Police is grateful for the free medical support that Clinica Anjo da Guarda has given to citizens who are victims of traffic accidents on Avenida Fidel de Castro in Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Huila - Fight Against Aids Programme Expands Services
[ANGOP] Lubango -The Fight Against Aids Programme in the southern Huila Province since last May has been expanding its services of voluntary HIV tests and the holding of counselling campaigns in the interior of the province, said Tuesday in Lubango City the local head of the institution, Levy Gomes. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news