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  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:06

    Lobito maternity hospital records over 300 stillbirths in ten months

    Lobito - Hemorrhages in pregnancy, chronic high blood pressure and eclampsia (seizures) caused, in a little more than 10 months, 316 stillbirths, against 244 in the same period of 2017, in a universe of 5,893 births performed at the General Maternity of Lobito, Benguela.

  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:24

    MINSA and nurses' union resume negotiations

    Luanda - The Ministry of Health (MINSA) and the Angolan Nurses' Union resume next Thursday the negotiations around the claims list submitted to the Government.

  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:03

    Government to reduce child mortality to 12 deaths by 2030

    Luanda - The child mortality in Angola is expected to be reduced to 12 deaths from 1000 children born, according to the Sustainable development Goals (ODS).

  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:00

    Police seize one ton of drug in Bié

    Cuito - The National Police seized this month (November) one tone of medicines illegally traded in unauthorised sites, as part of ongoing crackdown on illegal activity dubbed "Operation Rescue" in central Bié province.

  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:58

    HIV infection from mother to child preventable

    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.

  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:57

    First lady committed to pediatric HIV eradication

    Luanda - Angola's first lady Ana Dias Lourenço 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.

  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:20

    25 babies born with microcephaly in Cunene

    Ondjiva - Health authorities in the southern Cunene province have reported 25 cases of babies born with microcephaly from January to the present date.

  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:10

    Angolan Physicians Order election process kicks off

    Luanda - The Angolan Physicians Order will renew in February 2019, its staff and chairperson, a position comprising several runner in a process expected to be very competitive.

  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 18:25

    Health Fair provides free services to elderly

    Mbanza Kongo - Over 60 old people in northern Zaire province Friday benefited from blood pressure monitoring services as well as malaria and HIV/AIDS tests during the health fair held in the province's capital, Mbanza Congo.