Luquembo - Eleven children under the age of 15 died this month (October) in the commune of Capunda, municipality of Luquembo, Malanje province, victims of measles, which has affected that district since the beginning of September this year.
Luanda - The polio vaccination campaign that took place last weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) in Luanda has been extended to Monday and Tuesday due to the poor participation of the residents' commissions.
Luanda - The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF reiterated their support to the Angolan Government on Friday (18), in order to develop a robust surveillance and monitoring vaccination system to prevent, detect and respond quickly to any case of polio.
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.
Luanda - A campaign for the distribution of 1,700 skin care kits marked today (Tuesday) in Luanda, World Day of Hand washing, an initiative of a private Angolan company.
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.
Luanda - The National Cancer Control Institute registered from January to October this year at least 320 cases of breast cancer, the hospital's general director, Fernando Miguel, said on Saturday in Luanda.
Luanda - At least 30 percent of Municipal health facilities will benefit from the integrated mental health services by 2022, with a view to promoting and encouraging research into the motivations and impact on suicide.
Luanda - Six of the fifty children with hydrocephalus who were included in a free surgery campaign were Saturday operated on, as part of Banco Fomento Angola (BFA) bank solidarity programme, worth 20 million Kwanzas.