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Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:22 - Updated Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:22

Seminar on cholera takes place in Icolo and Bengo

Icolo and Bengo - Members of the Intersectorial Commission to Combat Cholera met Wednesday in the district of Catete, municipality of Icolo and Bengo, in Luanda, aiming to update knowledge in the integrated management of suspected cases of the disease.

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Promoted by the Ministry of Health, the seminar aims to train public health technicians from various public institutions, including police officers, firefighters and education officials in preventing and fighting cholera.

At the meeting, guided by senior technicians from the Ministry of Health, the participants analyzed various aspects, ranging from social mobilization to cholera control, proper case management and the importance of biosafety.

The municipality of Icolo e Bengo, which is 60 kilometers east of the city of Luanda, has a population density of 74,444 inhabitants, mainly engaged in agriculture and fishing.

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