Nigeria: Coronavirus - New Research Places Nigeria Among High Risk African Countries
[This Day] A new research has revealed that Egypt, Algeria, and South Africa are at high risk of suffering from the deadly coronavirus, while Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya will all need support to detect and handle imported cases of the epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Receives 140,000 Doses of Rabies Vaccine
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry received today a donation of 140,000 doses of vaccines to combat animal rabies in the country, in an initiative of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIA). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Govt Mobilizes to Stop Coronavirus
[ANGOP] Luanda -The authorities of the provinces of Lunda Norte, Cunene, Moxico and Cuando Cubango have reinforced, in the last hours, the medical teams in hospitals, to deal with any suspected cases of coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: what other public health emergencies has the WHO declared?
Five previous emergencies declared since 2009 with some still activeThe Wuhan coronavirus is just the latest disease that the World Health Organization (WHO) has labelled as a “public health emergency of international concern” (PHEIC). In the past 10 years there have been five other such announcements, covering four diseases.However, the Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (Mers) coronavirus, first identified in 2012, and the yellow fever outbreak in Angola that emerged in late 2015 are not among them,despite emergency committees convening.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science UK news China Medical research World news Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Microbiology Source Type: news

Angola: Chinese Patient Clinical Condition Considered Stable
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Health assured on Thursday, in Luanda, that the clinical condition of the Chinese citizen, suspected of developing coronavirus, is stable. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Chinese Citizen Suspected of Coronavirus in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -A Chinese citizen, suspected of having coronavirus, is hospitalized at the Girassol clinic, in Luanda, said Wednesday, the Minister of Health, S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Global Fund Highlights Investments in Health
[ANGOP] Luanda -The chairperson of Global Fund Council Donald Kaberuka highlighted Monday in Luanda the Angolan Government's commitment to solve health problems, through the rehabilitation and equipping of health facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Stands Out in Purchasing 12 Child Vaccines
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola stands out as the only country in the SADC region that has fully acquired, with funding from the General State Budget (OGE), the 12 vaccines in the national vaccination calendar that protects 13 diseases in children under five years old. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Global Fund Reaffirms Support for Malaria Eradication
[ANGOP] Luanda -The chairperson of the Global Fund, Donald Kaberuka, reaffirmed this Monday, in Luanda, his support to the Angolan Government, with the aim of eradicating diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV / AIDS, by 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Announces Plan to Curb Coronavirus
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Government has announced a contingency plan to prevent eventual cases of contamination by Coronavirus (Cov) in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: World Bank Invests U.S.$20,000 10 Million in Health Sector
[ANGOP] Luanda -World Health said it is spending 10 million kwanzas monthly on the Municipal Health sector of Icolo e Bengo, Luanda, from this year aimed to improve the functioning of the local health facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Honours Who Representative At End of Mission
[WHO] Luanda, 22 January 2020 - In a ceremony held in the capital Luanda under the leadership of the Minister of Health, Silvia Lutucuta, members of Government and health sector partners paid tribute to Dr. Hernando Agudelo, World Health Organization's (WHO)s outgoing representative in Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Doctor Shortage Hits Rundu
[New Era] Rundu -The Rundu intermediate hospital, which caters for referrals from the Kavango East, Kavango West and the Zambezi regions, has a critical shortage of doctors. The health facility also serves a huge number of Angolan patients living along the Okavango River. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Over Five Million Children Get Polio Vaccine
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least five million children were vaccinated in the country in 2019 to fight poliomyelitis during the campaigns promoted by the Ministry of Health, said last Friday in Luanda, the minister S ílvia Lutucuta. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - January 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Suicide Rate Increases in Cunene
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -At least 64 cases of suicide were recorded in 2019 in the southern Cunene province representing an additional 34 cases in relation to 2018 (30), being mostly by hangings, drug intake, poisoning and use of firearms. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Health Sector's Job Applications Extended for One Day
[ANGOP] Luanda -The period for submission of applications in the Health sector, which started last December 09 and was initially scheduled to end this Jan 8, has been extended for one more day due to technical failures on the Ministry of Health portal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Minister Silvia Lutucuta Announces New Hospital for Cuanza Norte
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -The minister of Health, S ílvia Lutucuta, announced for the first quarter of the current year the construction of a new General Hospital of Ndalatando, in the northern Cuanza Norte Province, an undertaking that already has a budget and governmental approval. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Pedal é Hospital's Role Clarified
[ANGOP] Luanda -Pedro Maria Tonha "Pedal é" Hospital?s assistance will not be restricted to the State?s top leaders but cover all Angolans in need, according to the President?s Security Affairs Office. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Illegal hunting and bushmeat trade threatens biodiversity and wildlife of Angola
(Pensoft Publishers) Hunting and bushmeat trade negatively impact wildlife worldwide with serious implications for biodiversity conservation. The current situation in Angola shows a concerning increase in bushmeat trade along main roads. In a recent publication in the open-access journal Nature Conservation, an international group of scientists presented data gathered on a roundtrip around five main Angolan cities. It turned out that the influence of those activities on wildlife population is very unsettling. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 6, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Angola: Ramiros Center Benefits From Medicines
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ramiros maternal and child center, located in the city of Belas, benefited (Friday) from various medicines delivered by the provincial governor of Luanda, S érgio Luther Rescova Joaquim. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Malaria Kills Over 100 People in Lunda Sul
[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 174 people died of malaria in eastern Lunda Sul province from January to December this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: EU and IMF Assistance to Improve Financial Management
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's Finance minister, Vera Daves, on Tuesday said she believes that the technical assistance provided by the European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will improve public finances management capacity in Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Minister Highlights Importance of Health Public Tender
[ANGOP] Chinjenje -The Minister of Health, Silvia Paula Valentim Lutucuta, said Monday, in the municipality of Chinjenje (Huambo), that the public tender to fill the seven thousand vacancies available to the sector is a great job opportunity for young people, who in turn must be at the forefront of this process. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Luanda to Launch Polio Immunisation Campaign
[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda province will launch one more round of polio vaccination campaign on 13-15 December, announced the health officials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - December 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Luanda Hospitals Need 290 Units of Blood Daily
[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda province has a need for 290 blood units of 450 ml of blood daily, said Friday in Luanda, the director-general of the National Blood Institute, Deodete Machado, on Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Attorney General Investigates Church After Allegations of Chemical Castration
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Attorney General Office (PGR) has been investigating for some time now the allegations of chemical castration and vasectomy in which are allegedly submitted some pastors of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WHO now openly admitting that vaccines cause more polio than actual wild virus
(Natural News) The World Health Organization (WHO) is finally coming clean about the fact that oral polio vaccines, which government officials claim prevent polio infection, are actually spreading polio all throughout Africa. Nigeria, Congo, Central African Republic, and Angola are all reporting new cases of polio caused by the oral polio vaccine, which is causing children... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angola: WHO Supports Angola's Government Efforts to End Polio Outbreak
[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are supporting the efforts of the Angolan Government to end a polio outbreak that started in May this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - December 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Polio outbreaks in Africa caused by mutation of strain in vaccine
New cases of highly infectious disease that should be ‘consigned to the history books’ reported in Nigeria, the DRC, CAR and AngolaNew cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine have been reported in four African countries and more children are now being paralysed by vaccine-derived viruses than those infected by viruses in the wild, according to global health numbers.The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners identified nine new cases caused by the vaccine in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic and Angola last week. Along with seven other African countries with outbreak...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Edna Mohamed Tags: Global development Polio Infectious diseases Health Medical research Children Africa Nigeria Democratic Republic of the Congo Central African Republic Angola Source Type: news

Angola: Health Ministry Denies Polio Cases Caused By Vaccination
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Health Ministry last Wednesday denied allegations of a surge in polio cases caused by the antidote (vaccine) being given to children under the age of five. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: 15 Radiation Oncologists Needed
[ANGOP] Luanda: At least 15 specialist physicians are need to meet the demand of patients with various types of cancer in health facilities, according to the chief of National Institute for Fight against Cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Inadec Warns About Game Meat Consumption
[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Institute for Consumer Protection (Inadec) has warned the general population to avoid the consumption of game meat sold in the informal market or restaurants, taking into account that they show signs of poor conservation, thus deemed improper for human consumption. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: State Secretary Considers Poor Hygiene in Mabunda Market
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretary of State of the Ministry of Fisheries and the Sea, Carlos de Martin ó Cordeiro, stressed Monday, the poor hygienic conditions on the outskirts of the Mabunda Fish market in the urban district of Samba, Luanda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Hepatitis Outbreak Kills Over 50 in Angola
[CAJ News] Luanda -AN ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis E has left at least 56 people dead in Angola. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Unveils Breastfeeding Bank
[ANGOP] Luanda -The country will have from Monday, the first Human Milk Bank, located in Lucr écia Paim Maternity, to meet the food needs of premature children and those born to HIV-positive mothers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 19, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Angola: Second Stage of Polio Vaccination Kicks Off
[ANGOP] Luanda -The second stage of polio vaccination campaign is kicking off this Friday in five provinces of Angola, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: Armed Forces Join Polio Vaccination Campaign
[ANGOP] Luanda -Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) are expected to join the first stage of the vaccination campaign against polio, to be conducted on November 15-17, the Health minister, Silvia Lutukuta, said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - November 5, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Angola: President Gets Acquainted With Bie Hospital Works
[ANGOP] Cuito -The President of the Republic, Jo ão Lourenço, learned, on Friday, the progress of the works of the future Provincial Hospital of Bié, with a capacity of 250 beds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Health Ministry and BFA Sign Partnership Agreement
[ANGOP] Cuito -The Health Ministry (MINSA) and commercial bank Banco de Fomento de Angola (BFA) signed on Thursday in Cuito city, central Bie Province, an agreement for the implementation of the project dubbed "BFA+Nutrir", estimated at 600,000 US dollars. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Over 19, 000 Jobs in Education, Health Sectors
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan government plans to hire this year more than 19,000 new professionals in the sectors of Education and Health, under the public tenders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: World Bank Grants Usd 110 Million for Health Sector
[ANGOP] Luanda -The World Bank (WB) has made available USD 110 million to help Angola's health projects, said Tuesday in Luanda, its representative in Angola, Carmen Carpio. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Conducts Review and Validation of Data On Neglected Tropical Diseases
[WHO] The Angolan Ministry of Health, with technical support from WHO, carried out a data review and validation of five key Neglected Tropical Diseases. namely lymphatic filariasis (LF), onchocerciasis (Onco), schistosomiasis (SCH), geohelminthiasis or soil-borne helminths (HTS) and trachoma (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Governor Challenges New Health Workers
[ANGOP] Huambo -The governor of central Huambo province Joana Lina called on Tuesday the new health technicians, hired in the last public tender held in 2018, to be guided by professional ethics and deontology, and have in mind the spirit mission to convey confidence and comfort to patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 2, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Head of State Reaffirms Attention to Education and Health
[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, Jo ão Lourenço, reaffirmed on Monday, in Luanda, the Angolan Government's commitment to the social sector, particularly the areas of education and health, with a view to improving the delivery of these services to the population. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 1, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Minister of Health Presents Sector Challenges At UN
[ANGOP] New York -Health Minister S ílvia Lutucuta stressed in New York the Angolan Government's commitment to expand the universal and free health system in the country, especially in rural and periurban areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: UNAIDS Director Demands Sexual Education for Youth
[ANGOP] Luanda -UNAIDS Director of Angola Michael Kouakou defended this Wednesday in Luanda, universal access to information on sexual and reproductive health services, with a view to reducing the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Strain of Zika that can cause small heads in children found in Africa for the first time
Scientists at Oxford found the link after investigating a few cases of microcephaly - a smaller than normal head size - which propped up in Angola in 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angola: Government Reiterates Universal Health Coverage By 2030
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Government is making efforts to increase the budget for the health sector in the short and medium term, in order to ensure the right to health for the entire population. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Southern Africa: Namibia Reviews Free Healthcare to Angolans
[Namibian] The Namibian government has agreed to finalise a new agreement that will reconsider the current arrangement that allows patients from Namibia and Angola to receive free public healthcare in both countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Doctors Order Chairperson Denounces Bogus Doctors
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Chairperson of Doctors (Angolan Order of Doctors), Elisa Gaspar, said Thursday in Luanda that there are fake doctors in the country, but without releasing figures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news