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Sat, 27 Jan 2018 12:18 - Updated Sat, 27 Jan 2018 12:20

Doctors advocate reforms in national health system

Luanda - The participants of the 12th International Congress of Physicians in Angola defended Friday, in Luanda, the implementation of reforms in the country?s health system and hospitals? management through their humanization and excellence of services provided.

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Participants of the 12th International Congress of Physicians in Angola

Photo: Rosario dos Santos

This position was manifested during the closing ceremony of the referred congress held January 25, 26 under the motto “Physicians and the creation of suitable environment for health” .

Participants pointed out the establishment of training plans and hiring of professionals to enable physicians to be rationally allocated nationwide. 

The revision of the courses curriculum through the reintroduction of the subject of Medical Ethic and compulsory work in suburban areas after the end of the course was also one the strategies outlined in the meeting. 

The participants also defended the medical specialization to avoid the insufficient or excessive number of professionals.

The strengthening of the cooperation in the medical education sector among the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries was also defended in the meeting.

On the occasion, the Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta, recognized the contribution the congress has provided to the health literacy as well as raised awareness on the country’s current problems in this sector.

At least 126 certificates of merit were awarded to physicians with over 25 years of professional career.   

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