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  • Government reassures society on HIV testing
    Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:03

    Government reassures society on HIV testing

    Luanda - The Ministry of Health (MINSA) clarified in a statement that no person tested with the Aria reagent in December 2018 left with the false positive result of its services, and reassured citizens in the safety of HIV testing.

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  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:52

    US grants USD 35 million to AU laboratory

    Addis Ababa - The Commissioner for the Rural Economy and Agriculture of the AU, Angolan Josefa Sacko said that at least 35 million dollars have been made available by the US to build a veterinary laboratory for the African Union Vaccine Center (AU-PANVAC) in Ethiopia.

  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:27

    US reiterates commitment to eradicate malaria in Angola

    Luanda, - The United States ambassador to Angola, Nina Maria Fite, reiterated her country's commitment to ending malaria in Angola.

  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:56

    Doctoral course in public health opens

    Luanda- At least 15 doctors are attending since Tuesday in Luanda the first doctoral course in public health at the Medical School of Agostinho Neto University (UAN).

  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:29

    Health Inspection blocks reagent after doubtful results

    Luanda - The General Health Inspectorate has blocked the use of the "Aria" reagent in HIV testing, after it detected dubious results.

  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:24

    Country reports 17 cases of measles

    Luanda - At least seventeen cases of measles were registered throughout the country during the first three months of the year, with a total of 738 suspects, reported Monday in Luanda, the Coordinator of the Expanded Vaccination Program, Alda Sousa.

  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:23

    Health Ministry wants improvement of vaccination indicators

    Luanda - Ministry of Health appeals to the provincial governments, municipal administrations, political, religious and community leaders, as well as private sector partners for their contribution to the improvement of indicators and vaccination

  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:10

    HIV campaign foresees 26 to 14% decrease by 2021

    Luanda, - A campaign dubbed “Nascer Livre para Brilhar" Born Free to Shine launched by Angola’s First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço in December 2018 will help reduce HIV transmission rate from mother to child from 26 percent in 2019 to 14 % by 2021.

  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:50

    Children with HIV to benefit from early treatment

    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.