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  • Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:47

    Health authorities step up surveillance against Ebola

    Saurimo - The placement of 30 experts (doctors and staff of the National Civil Protection and Fire Brigade) trained in the border area with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to contain Ebola is among the measures adopted, as from Monday by the health authorities Lunda Sul province.

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  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:17

    Measles vaccination covers over 100,000 children

    Saurimo - At least 106,806 children were vaccinated against measles in the province of Lunda Sul during a campaign held in May this year, reported Thursday in Saurimo, the head of the department of Public Health in the region, Domingos Tchinguendji.

  • Mon, 13 May 2019 12:00

    Measles outbreak in eastern region contained

    Saurimo - The Health minister, Sílvia Lucutuca, ensured on Sunday that the measles outbreak that is since March this year plaguing the eastern region of Angola is now under control.

  • Thu, 09 May 2019 17:28

    Lunda Sul: Journalists told to get involved in fight against measles

    Saurimo - The State Secretary for Media Celso Malavoloneke urged Journalists on Thursday to assist the authorities in the actions leading to discovery of new cases of measles.

  • Thu, 09 May 2019 10:31

    Secretary of State discourages traditional treatment

    Saurimo - The secretary of State for Public Health, José da Cunha, warned on Wednesday in Saurimo City, eastern Lunda Sul Province, parents and guardians to avoid the cure of measles through traditional healers, for such a recourse might aggravate the clinical status of the child.

  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 12:29

    Governor recommends improvements in health services management

    Saurimo - The governor of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, Daniel Neto, last Thursday in Saurimo City appealed for immediate improvements in the region?s health services and the creation of complaint offices in hospitals, with a view to enabling better supervision of the performance of health professionals.

  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:26

    Pregnant women more likely to develop acute malaria

    Saurimo - The risk of developing acute malaria is three times higher in pregnant women due to transient depression of immunity during pregnancy, warned Thursday, and Saurimo, province of Lunda Sul, general practitioner Guilhermina Pereira.

  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:17

    Lunda Sul: Health authorities step up border surveillance over Ebola fears

    Saurimo - Eastern Lunda Sul province-based health authorities will strengthen surveillance measures at the border with Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) to prevent the spread of deadly Ebola virus.

  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:25

    Children with hydrocephalus get successful surgery

    Saurimo - Eight children suffering from hydrocephalus, out of 35 that have been registered by the Health Department of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, last Friday were successfully submitted to surgical interventions by a team of specialists.