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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:02 - Updated Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:01

Cuanza Sul: Sumbe Pediatric Hospital reopens

Sumbe - The Sumbe Pediatric Hospital, closed since last March sixth, as a result of the rains, was reopened on Saturday, after a work carried out by the Provincial Commission for Civil Protection.

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Flooded Hospital of Sumbe (FILE PHOTO)

Photo: Joaquim Tomás

Speaking to Angop today, interim director for the area of General Practice, Nuvia Barrios Rodriguez, said that 115 children, temporarily admitted to the hospital September 17, returned to pediatrics, for being the ideal place.

She said that all the works are working in full, from the emergency bank, general care, hospital, laboratory and pharmacy.

Speaking to Angop, the deputy governor for Political, Social and Economic Affairs, Joaquim Ricardo de Almeida, said that "children could not continue to be assisted in inadequate conditions, so we decided to take them back to the hospital.

"Some parents were satisfied with the decision of the provincial government, since many children received treatment under inappropriate conditions.

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