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  • Fri, 10 Jan 2020 15:00

    Oxygen factory starts in March in Lunda Sul

    Saurimo - An oxygen factory to fill 50kg bottles daily will start operating in March this year at the eastern Lunda Sul province maternity hospital, said Friday the director of the provincial office of Infrastructure and Technical Services.

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  • Mon, 06 Jan 2020 16:18

    Two landmine blast victims discharged

    Saurimo - Two of the four victims of a mine explosion in Cacolo, admitted to the Lunda Sul Military Nursing Ward, were discharged today (Monday), for not showing signs of seriousness, said the clinical director of the health institution, Dilma Vilar.

  • Thu, 26 Dec 2019 13:30

    Malaria kills over 100 people in Lunda Sul

    Saurimo - At least 174 people died of malaria in eastern Lunda Sul province from January to December this year.

  • 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.

  • 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.