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  • Gov't expands preventive services of mother-to-child HIV transmission
    Tue, 06 Aug 2019 10:56

    Gov't expands preventive services of mother-to-child HIV transmission

    Cuito - The Angolan government foresees short-term implementation of services for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in all sanitary units nationwide, said on Monday in central Bié, the Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta.

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  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:29

    Health Inspection blocks reagent after doubtful results

    Luanda - The General Health Inspectorate has blocked the use of the "Aria" reagent in HIV testing, after it detected dubious results.

  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:58

    HIV infection from mother to child preventable

    Luanda - Over 90 percent of pediatric transmissions occur from mother to child, called vertical transmission, and 100 percent of these infections are preventable through quality health services.

  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:57

    First lady committed to pediatric HIV eradication

    Luanda - Angola's first lady Ana Dias Lourenço pledged Thursday in Luanda to do everything to ensure that all Angolan children are born HIV-free and HIV-positive pregnant women receive treatment for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission.

  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:43

    Moxico: Over 400 undergo HIV/AIDS testing

    Luena - At least 451 persons underwent VHI/AIDS voluntary testing from November 12 to the present date in Luena, eastern Moxico province.

  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:09

    Angola with nearly 27,000 pregnant women HIV - positive

    Luanda - Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to estimates by 2017 of the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS).

  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:12

    Child who received contaminated blood is HIV/AIDS negative - official

    Luanda - The Ministry of Health (MINSA) announced Wednesday in Luanda that there was a "negative" diagnosis of HIV / AIDS virus transmission to a child who recently received contaminated blood transfusion at one of the hospital units in the capital.

  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:21

    NGOs' commitment to convey educational messages highlighted

    Luanda - Civil society organisations play a key role in sensitising the communities on sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young people.

  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:01

    Official points to challenges to reduce HIV cases

    Luanda - Education and access to information and use of condoms are among the preventive challenges presented by the National Institute for Fight Against AIDS.