Luanda - The Ministry of Health (MINSA) clarified in a statement that no person tested with the Aria reagent in December 2018 left with the false positive result of its services, and reassured citizens in the safety of HIV testing.
Luanda - The General Health Inspectorate has blocked the use of the "Aria" reagent in HIV testing, after it detected dubious results.
Luanda - Health Minister Sílvia Lutucuta said on Wednesday in Luanda that the Government will continue to create infrastructures and acquire equipment for the proper exercise of blood transfusion professionals.
Luanda - Angola needs 30,000 doctors to meet the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), which determines, for the African continent, the ratio of one doctor to two thousand inhabitants.
Luanda - The Ministry of Health (Minsa) plans to hold, next August, a new public tender to fill 878 vacancies in the general medical internship career, said the minister, Sílvia Lutukuta.
Luanda - The Health Ministry (Minsa) is to run from June this year a three-month accelerated theoretical and practical training course in various issues of medicine to bolster the knowledge of the physicians who did not succeed in a recently-held public recruitment process, with a view to filling up 878 vacancies in the public sector.
Luanda - Luanda-based hospital Josina Machel conducted at least 35 cardiac surgeries during the period of July to December this year, eight months after the staff halted services and staged a strike.
Lubango - The Ministry of Health has announced the creation of Ethics and Humanisation Offices in the country's main hospitals to train staff for public service.