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Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:36 - Updated Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:35

Child death increases at General Hospital

Luena - At least 14 people, 10 of them children, died in the last seven days at the General Hospital of eastern Moxico province (HGM), victims of malaria and bronchopneumonia, four over than in the previous period.

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Moxico: Hospital Geral do Luena

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

Moxico: Child death increases at Hospital Geral

Photo: Cortesia de Yambeno Daniel

During the same period, there were 302 cases of malaria, 83 more, compared to the same period last year and 114 cases of bronchopneumonia, 49 more, according to a weekly report
released Friday in Luena to Angop.

At the Urgency ward of Moxico Municipal Hospital headquarters, of the 1,462 patients seen, 762 cases of malaria were diagnosed, causing death to two people.

Followed by the case of acute respiratory infection (ARI), while acute diarrheal diseases 37 and typhoid fever with 21.

On the other hand, in the "Jesus Salva" Health Center, one of the most busy was attended 176 patients with malaria 38 cases, 49 in comparison to the previous period, acute
respiratory infection 11 and Typhoid Fever 10.

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