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.More about this news
Luanda - The General Health Inspectorate has blocked the use of the "Aria" reagent in HIV testing, after it detected dubious results.
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.
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.
Luena - At least 451 persons underwent VHI/AIDS voluntary testing from November 12 to the present date in Luena, eastern Moxico province.
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).
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.
Luanda - Civil society organisations play a key role in sensitising the communities on sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young people.
Luanda - Education and access to information and use of condoms are among the preventive challenges presented by the National Institute for Fight Against AIDS.