Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:01 - Updated Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:01
Former health minister denies involvement in fund embezzlement
Luanda - The Former Health Minister, José Van-Dúnem denied any involvement in the case of misappropriation of the global fund for the malaria program.
Send by email
To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send
To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send
José Vieira Dias Van-dúnem, former minister of Health
Photo: Antonio Escrivao
José Van-Dúnem said Monday in court that the only implication was that he signed the
transfers as a minister, since everything seemed normal.
According to Jornal de Angola, "of the five signatures that were allowed for the bank to make the transfers, one of them was mine, and I signed it because all the process apparently appeared to be right," Van-Dúnem said.
Questioned by the judge, if at any moment he personally benefited from any amount derived from the transfers considered illegal, José Van-Dúnem replied that no, a statement confirmed by the three main defendants of the case.
The former minister said that one of the signed orders was 108 million Kwanzas: "my
coming to court made it clear that despite having signed in the background I was also deceived, because the documents were after all forged," he said.
- 30/10/2018 14:45:08
Luanda - The new building for the Medical Doctors Association will strengthen the organisational and functional aspects that will ensure the completion of training in specialties.
- 26/10/2018 18:26:12
Saurimo - The risk of developing acute malaria is three times higher in pregnant women due to transient depression of immunity during pregnancy, warned Thursday, and Saurimo, province of Lunda Sul, general practitioner Guilhermina Pereira.
- 17/10/2018 17:26:59
Luanda - The United States of America through its Agency for International Development (USAID) and Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA) support the Ministry of Health in its massive campaign to distribute insecticide-treated mosquito nets in Lunda Norte, launched today, Wednesday, in the municipality of Dundo.
- 14/10/2018 11:18:45
Luanda - Health minister Silvia Lutucuta last Saturday, in Luanda, recognised the frailty of her sector in terms of specialised human resources, however she envisaged improvements at medium and long terms.