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 - The UNICEF Regional Representative for the Southern and Eastern Africa Leila Pakkala congratulated Angola on the progress achieved in maternal and child health and drop in mortality among children under five years of age.
Professionals from different, health centers, at the Cazenga municipality, requested the local administration to rehabilitate the roads that give access to the health units.
Luanda - The Ministry of Social Communication will coordinate action to create a nucleus of nearly 150 activists who will carry out house-to-house visits to raise awareness among families living in the vicinity of the Kilunda lagoon, under the program to prevent and combat cholera.
Icolo and Bengo - Members of the Intersectorial Commission to Combat Cholera met Wednesday in the district of Catete, municipality of Icolo and Bengo, in Luanda, aiming to update knowledge in the integrated management of suspected cases of the disease.
Luanda - Health minister Sílvia Lutucuta called for increasing awareness of the promotion of breastfeeding in health units, in the markets and among adolescents and young people, to reverse the situation of chronic malnutrition in children under five years of age.
Luanda - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) intends to help Angola join the Global Movement for Nutrition, known as SAM (Scaling Up Nutrition).
Cazenga - The governor of Luanda province Adriano Mendes de Carvalho called for calm and patience to the residents in need of health assistance, assuring that nurses belonging to the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) will provide care to the patients.