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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:02 - Updated Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:01

Health minister pledges to stick to govt programmes

Luanda - Angolan Health Minister Silvia Paula Lutucuta Monday in Luanda pledged to continue working on government programmes with priority to reduction of maternal infant mortality rate and improve the quality of health care.

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Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta

Photo: Pedro Parente

The recently appointed minister made the pledge during the presentation ceremony to the staff of the Health sector.

She pledged to fulfill the project of the Government in order to improve the sector and offer better service for populations.

The Government programme has specific goals. These include reduction of maternal mortality, prevention of communicable diseases and chronic non-communicable diseases, the official stressed.

"Education for health, training of staff, upgrading of professionals and improvement of the health services are some conditions of which the sector should work on," she added.

Meanwhile, the outgoing Health minister, Luís Gomes Sambo, congratulated the Silvia Paula Lutucuta and expressed his availability to support in the Government's programme over the next five years.

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