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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 10:24 - Updated Sun, 31 Dec 2017 10:24

Bié: Governor urges for allowances for health professionals

Cuito - The governor of Bié, Álvaro Manuel de Boavida Neto, highlighted Saturday in Cuito, the need to pay special attention to nursing technicians working in the countryside to avoid the escape of personnel from the health units in the municipalities and communes.

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Bié: Álvaro Manuel de Boavida Neto - Governador da província

Photo: Leonardo Castro

Speaking during the assessment visit of the Health Minister, Sílvia Paula Valentim Lutucuta, to the province, Boavida Neto stressed that the payment of peripheral allowance  will favor the permanence of staff in the hospitals in the countryside .

With a population of more than 1, 4 million inhabitants, Bié controls 175 health units (hospitals, centers and medical posts), whose services are provided by 3, 373 employees (doctors, nurses, diagnostic technicians and administrative staff ).

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