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Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:25 - Updated Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:25

Angolan president unveils Luanda dialysis center

Luanda - Angolan head of State João Lourenço Thursday inaugurated the Luanda Hemodialysis Center with capacity to assist 90 patients with chronic renal failure a day.

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Front view of Luanda dialysis Center

Photo: Pedro Parente

Head of State João Lourenço in Hemodialysis Center room

Photo: Pedro Parente

Attached to Luanda General Hospital (HGL), the Center will provide assistance to 30 patients in each of the 4-hour three shifts, said to Angop the general director of HGL, Carlos Zeca.

The unit will operate in a first phase with 30 specialised chairs and three physicians, who will be assisted by junior doctors, nursing technicians and administrative staff.

The inauguration of Luanda dialysis Center is part of a two-day visit the President pays, since Wednesday,  to Luanda province.

On Thursday, the Angolan Head of State also inaugurated the satellite city of Zango 5, Viana municipality.

The President visits Thursday Quiminha Integrated Agricultural and Regional Development Project, in the Icolo and Bengo municipality, the last stage of his tour to Luanda province.

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