Lubango - The health sector in the southern Huila Province gained 93 new physicians who were officially presented last Friday, in Lubango City, to the local government officials.
Lubango - At least ninety three national general medical practitioners, newly qualified through a public tender in the health area, were Friday in Lubango officially presented to the local government, in order to minimize the shortage that the sector faces.
Lubango - Health sector in southern Huila province has pledged to preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the increase of awareness campaigns among the local population and prenatal consultation until the end of 2017.
Lubango - The Fight Against Aids Programme in the southern Huila Province since last May has been expanding its services of voluntary HIV tests and the holding of counselling campaigns in the interior of the province, said Tuesday in Lubango City the local head of the institution, Levy Gomes.
Matala - Over 8000 people were vaccinated against yellow fever during a campaign held in the last fifteen days in Mulondo commune, Matala Municipality of the southern Huila Province.
Lubango - At least 1,178 people died of malaria over the last 15 months in southern Huila province.
Lubango - At least 15 people have died in recent days, victims of a disease so far unidentified, whose symptoms resemble those of yellow fever in the village of Camunhandi, Mulondo commune, in the municipality of Matala.
Lubango - At least 575,671 insecticide-treated mosquito nets were distributed to the population of the southern Huila Province from September 2016 up to the present date, in the ambit of the malaria prevention programme being implemented by the department of public health and endemic diseases control of the NGO World Learning.