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Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:23 - Updated Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:22

Covid-19: Angola facing a set of challenges amid Pandemic

Luanda - Angolan State and its administrative structures is facing a set of challenges to respond to the covid-19 pandemic, said Thursday the Secretary of State for Pre-school and Primary Education, Pacheco Francisco.

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Secretário de Estado para Educação Pré- escolar e Primária, Pacheco Francisco

Photo: António Escrivão

 Pacheco Francisco spoke of the State's engagement in raising awareness and training actions at different fronts of society on preventive measures against the pandemic.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the training action of the technicians of Ministry of Education (MED) on covid-19, the official stressed the importance of training, promoted by the Ministry of Health (MINSA), with content related to symptoms, transmission and pandemic prevention.

He said that training aims to prevent the risk of transmission in the school community, having  encouraged participants to apply, in their respective schools, the knowledge acquired, ahead of ongoing preparations for the resumption of classes in the country.

"Therefore, MED reiterates its commitment to continue working to respond to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic," he concluded.

The two-day training addressed various topics with stress to “School health in Angola”, “Context of school health within the framework of covid-19”, “Importance of biosafety in controlling covid-19 infection”.

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