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Wed, 22 Aug 2018 13:44 - Updated Wed, 22 Aug 2018 13:44

Angolan Air Forces trains technicians on epidemiologic prevention

Luanda - A total of 79 preventive medicine technicians of the Angolan Air Forces Health Directorate ended on Tuesday in Luanda, a training on prevention and swift response against diseases transmitted by Ebola and cholera virus.

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The action run by the Health Ministry through the National Public Health Directorate provided the participants with technical training to preserve public health and security to tackle Ebola and cholera outbreak, in case the disease hits Angolan territory.  

The trainees were also upgraded on monitoring, suitable data management, research of suspect cases of Ebola, implementation of correct preventive measures and control of infections in all circumstances as well as safe blood exam, should there be a suspected case.    

During the closing ceremony, the Secretary of State for Public Health, José Viera Dias Cunha, stressed that the presence of Ebola cases in the DRC which maintains trade and migratory relations in the north and east of the country, is of concern to the Ministry of Health and Angolan government.

For this reason added the official, a training campaign for public health agents is being carried out in order to respond to any epidemiological situation.

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