Angola: HIV Campaign Foresees 26 to 14 Percent Decrease By 2021
[ANGOP] Luanda, -A campaign dubbed "Nascer Livre para Brilhar" Born Free to Shine launched by Angola's First Lady Ana Dias Louren ço in December 2018 will help reduce HIV transmission rate from mother to child from 26 percent in 2019 to 14 % by 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Children With HIV to Benefit From Early Treatment
[ANGOP] Luanda -The 2019-2021 Operational Plan for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV will enable the early diagnosis and treatment of children with the disease and the provision of medical advice. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mozambique: Angola Is Showing Love to Neighbour - Local Leader
[ANGOP] Beira -Angola is responding to the historic brotherhood and the need to save lives, said Wednesday the president of Beira Autonomous Region, Davis Simango. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rwanda Terminates Management Contract for Referral Hospital - Sources
[East African] Rwanda's largest national referral hospital, King Faisal Hospital (KFH), has terminated its contract with Angolan private firm Oshen Healthcare, sources familiar with the matter have said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Bombali ebolavirus found in Kenyan bat
(University of Helsinki) Researchers have identified Bombali ebolavirus in an Angolan free-tailed bat captured in the Taita Hills, southeast Kenya. No ebolaviruses have been previously reported from wildlife in countries along the east coast of Africa. There is no current evidence that Bombali ebolavirus infects people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 2, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

SEC details Fresenius ’ $231m FCPA settlement
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today detailed the more than $231 million that Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE:FMS; ETR:FRE) agreed to pay to resolve self-reported violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In its release, the SEC said that it found that Germany-based Fresenius engaged in misconduct in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Angola, Turkey, Spain, China, Serbia, Bosnia, Mexico, and eight countries in the West African region. The agency added that the misconduct occurred “against a backdrop where the company failed to have sufficient internal accounting controls.” The company made improper pa...
Source: Mass Device - April 1, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Legal News Fresenius Source Type: news

Alcohol drinking by husbands/partners is associated with higher intimate partner violence against women in Angola - Yaya S, Ghose B.
Intimate partner violence (IPV), as the most prevalent form of violence against women, is a commonly encountered phenomenon across sub-Saharan African countries, including Angola. As a fast-growing economy, Angola is experiencing a booming alcohol industry... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Angola: Govt Needs to Keep Health and Education Expenses in Budget - Economist
[ANGOP] Luanda -The expenses allocated to the health and education sectors must be kept in the State Budget (OGE), which is to undergo a downward revision in the coming days, taking into account the needs of these fields, defended the economist Juliana Evangelista. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Cuanza Norte - Govt Wants to Improve Conditions in Health Facilities
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The deputy president of the ruling MPLA party Lu ísa Damião spoke of the government projects to improve the structure of several hospitals and hiring new doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Strengthening Surveillance for Guinea Worm Disease in Northern Namibia
[WHO] A case of Guinea worm disease (GWD) was confirmed in Angola in June 2018. The case, an eight-year girl, hails from the Cunene Province in Angola, which borders Ohangwena and Omusati Regions in Namibia. In response, Angolan authorities, with WHO support, carried out further case searches in three southern provinces of the country, including Cunene. During the exercise, a suspected case was detected who, at the time of her illness, had travelled to Engela in Ohangwena Region for a wedding and was treated at (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: WHO Probes Possible Guinea Worms in Omusati
[New Era] Outapi -Following the detection of Guinea worms in southern Angola the World Health Organization (WHO) is in the Omusati Region to sensitise the community and detect, if any, unnoticed Guinea worm cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Angola Urges Africa to Eradicate Cattle Plague
[ANGOP] Rome -Angolan permanent representative to the United Nations Agencies in Rome Florencio de Almeida encouraged African governments to keep fighting for the eradication of the plague of small ruminants (PPR). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Minister Wants Capable Candidates in Health Posts
[ANGOP] Luanda -Future candidates for jobs in the civil service must study more to obtain positive results in recruitment processes, advised on Sunday the Minister of health, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New tarantula species from Angola distinct with a one-of-a-kind 'horn' on its back
(Pensoft Publishers) A new to science species of tarantula with a peculiar horn-like protuberance sticking out of its back was recently identified in central Angola, a largely underexplored country located at the intersection of several Afrotropical ecoregions. Collected as part of the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project, the new arachnid is described in the open-access journal African Invertebrates. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Angola: Cunene - Health Minister Worried About New Cases of Tuberculosis
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -Angola's Health minister S ílvia Paula Lutucuta on Saturday in Ondjiva, southern Cunene province, voiced concern about the emergence of the new cases of tuberculosis at the health facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Italy to Aid Hospital's Rehabilitation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Italian government is to assist the rehabilitation and expansion works of Luanda's hospital "Divina Provid ência", said on Wednesday in the Angolan capital the president of this European country, Sergio Mattarella, at the end of a three-day official visit to Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Kimbele Municipality Gains Reference Hospital
[ANGOP] The Kimbele Municipality, in the northern Uige Province, gained a new reference hospital which was inaugurated last Saturday by the provincial governor, Mpinda Sim ão. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Records 618 New Cases of Leprosy
[ANGOP] Benguela -Angola has recorded 618 new cases of leprosy corresponding to 2.17 % detection rate for 100 thousands inhabitants, said on Friday in central coastal Benguela province, the Secretary of State for Public Health, Jos é Viera Dias da Cunha. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Country Has Over 10,000 Unemployed Nurses
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Nurses Order (ORDENFA) reported last Wednesday, in Luanda, that at least 10,000 of professionals of this area countrywide are unemployed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Higher Education Provides Over 150,000 Vacancies in 2019
[ANGOP] Luanda -Public and private higher education institutions have available 154,023 vacancies for applicants to attend various courses in the current school year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: EU Releases U.S.$74,9 Million to Aid Family Farming
[ANGOP] Lubango -The European Union (EU) made available 65 million Euros this year to aid the execution of the Reinforcement, Resilience and Nutritional Food Security Programme (FRESAN) in the southern region of Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: New Cuanza Norte Governor Priorities Education, Health
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The improvement of the sectors of health, education, basic sanitation as well as water and electric power supply are top priorities of the recently appointed governor of the northern Cuanza Norte Province, Adriano Mendes de Carvalho. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: People Urged to Take Part in Basic Sanitation Betterment
[ANGOP] Cuito -The provincial director of Environment, Solid waste and Communitarian Services of the central B íe, Jonatão Ferramenta Casspai, defended on Monday , the people's active participation in the betterment of the basic sanitary conditions to prevent epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Governor Recommends Improvements in Health Services Management
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The governor of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, Daniel Neto, last Thursday in Saurimo City appealed for immediate improvements in the region?s health services and the creation of complaint offices in hospitals, with a view to enabling better supervision of the performance of health professionals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Sanatorium Hospital to Recruit New 50 Physicians
[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda's Sanatorium Hospital will employ 50 new physicians following the public recruitment process held in the country in September this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: HIV Infection From Mother to Child Preventable
[ANGOP] Luanda -Over 90 percent of pediatric transmissions occur from mother to child, called vertical transmission, and 100 percent of these infections are preventable through quality health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: 25 Babies Born With Microcephaly in Cunene
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -Health authorities in the southern Cunene province have reported 25 cases of babies born with microcephaly from January to the present date. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Police Seeks Strengthened Cooperation With Media Outlets
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The strengthening of the dialogue between the National Police and various media outlets was recommended by the participants of the first Methodological Seminar on Public Security and Journalistic Criteria Approaching Police Issues, which ended on Wednesday in northern Cuanza Norte. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: First Lady Committed to Pediatric HIV Eradication
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's first lady Ana Dias Louren ço pledged Thursday in Luanda to do everything to ensure that all Angolan children are born HIV-free and HIV-positive pregnant women receive treatment for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Over 50,000 TB Cases Diagnosed During First Quarter
[ANGOP] Luanda -Of this figure, 21,871 positive pulmonary tuberculosis, 20,050 negative, extra pulmonary standing at 2,742, and 4,929 treated cases, which totaled 50,046 cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - November 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Angola With Nearly 27,000 Pregnant Women HIV Positive
[ANGOP] Luanda -Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to estimates by 2017 of the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS).1 / 1 (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 21, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola: Nearly 27,000 Pregnant Women Living With HIV in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to estimates by 2017 of the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS).1 / 1 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Embassy Recognizes Difficulties for Students and Patients in Portugal
[ANGOP] Lisbon -The Angolan ambassador to Portugal, Carlos Alberto Saraiva de Carvalho Fonseca, said in Lisbon that there were scholarship students and patients in a medical assistance who experiences difficulties in Portugal due to irregularities in payments. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Cholera Claims Fifteen Lives in U íge
[ANGOP] U íge -At least fifteen people died from cholera in Uíge province in the last ten months from the 1,500 cases of this disease reported in the region, said the director of the Provincial Health Office in Uíge, Madalena Diogo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Child Who Received Contaminated Blood Is HIV/Aids Negative - Official
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Health (MINSA) announced Wednesday in Luanda that there was a "negative" diagnosis of HIV / AIDS virus transmission to a child who recently received contaminated blood transfusion at one of the hospital units in the capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Scientists Unveil Ancient Sea Monsters Found In Angola
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Joyce Source Type: news

“I had no idea what was happening” – Menstrual health needs surge for refugees
LUNDA NORTE PROVINCE, Angola – The March 2017 outbreak of violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has displaced some1.4 million people and forced over 35,000 others to flee to Lunda Norte Province, Angola. Roughly75 per centof refugees from Kasai in Angola are women and children. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola
Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Angola:Ministry of Health Supports Research Center Project
[ANGOP] Caxito -The Secretary of State for Health for the Hospital sector, Valentim Altino Matias, said Wednesday in Caxito that the government will continue to support the project developed 10 years ago by the Center for Health Research of Angola (CISA) in training and capacity building of Angolans. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo Republic Says to Launch Vaccination Drive After Yellow Fever Outbreak Congo Republic Says to Launch Vaccination Drive After Yellow Fever Outbreak
Congo Republic will launch a country-wide vaccination campaign to control an outbreak of yellow fever near the border with the Angolan enclave of Cabinda, the health ministry said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Congo Republic says to launch vaccination drive after yellow fever outbreak
Congo Republic will launch a country-wide vaccination campaign to control an outbreak of yellow fever near the border with the Angolan enclave of Cabinda, the health ministry said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Congo Republic confirms yellow fever near Angolan enclave
Congo Republic has confirmed a case of yellow fever near the border with an Angolan enclave, the health ministry said on Tuesday, and has warned of "an emerging event of epidemic proportions". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Angola:General Hospital Records Two to Three Children's Death Per Day
[ANGOP] Luena -At least two to three children daily die over malaria in eastern Moxico General Paediatric Hospital during the rainy season, said on Thursday the local Health director, Sebasti ão Henriques Ramalhos. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Applications for Public Tender in Health Sector Set for September 3
[ANGOP] Luanda -Applications for public tender of the Health Ministry starts on September 3 this year, through the website https: /www.ingresso-minsa, announced Monday in Luanda the incumbent minister, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Professionals Call for Improvement of Road Access to Hospitals
[ANGOP] Professionals from different, health centers, at the Cazenga municipality, requested the local administration to rehabilitate the roads that give access to the health units. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A new earless pygmy toad discovered on one of Angola's most underexplored mountains
(Pensoft Publishers) Due to many years of conflict, the biodiversity of Angola remains one of the least known in Africa. Recently, scientists from Angola, Portugal, and the United States conducted a series of field expeditions to document this country's amphibian and reptile species. One newly discovered species is a pygmy toad from the isolated Serra da Neve, the second highest peak in Angola. It differs from all close relatives in lacking an external and middle ear. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Angola:Health Minister Recommends Breastfeeding Promotion
[ANGOP] Luanda -Health minister S ílvia Lutucuta called for increasing awareness of the promotion of breastfeeding in health units, in the markets and among adolescents and young people, to reverse the situation of chronic malnutrition in children under five years of age. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Unicef Seeks Support to Strengthen Breastfeeding in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) intends to help Angola join the Global Movement for Nutrition, known as SAM (Scaling Up Nutrition). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola:Maternity Hospital Performs 60 Childbirth During Weekend
[ANGOP] Malanje -At least 60 birth labors were performed in the last weekend in northern Malanje Maternity hospital, said its Emergency room chief, Catarina da Gl ória. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news