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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:03

    Rabies kills more than 30 people in Bié

    Cuito - The head of Health Office of the region Joao Cacungula said Friday in Cuito that 36 people died of rabies in central Bié province in 2018, more 22 deaths compared to 2017.

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  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:27

    Angola with no suspected Ebola case

    Luanda - Angola has so far not recorded any patient or suspected Ebola case, but citizens have been advised not to consume meat from dead found animals, according to the coordinator of National Emergency Programme of the Ministry of Health.

  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:34

    Health Technical Commission assess conditions in Cacuaco

    Luanda - The Luanda Technical Multidisciplinary Commission of Combat against Malaria and Cholera returned this week in Cacuaco municipality to assess the degree of execution of the instructions given to the locals on how to prevent from these endemic diseases.

  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:22

    Seminar on cholera takes place in Icolo and Bengo

    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.

  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 16:41

    Luanda strengthens strategies for fighting cholera and malaria

    Luanda - Although the situation of cholera is not alarming, the Provincial Government of Luanda Friday held a multisectoral meeting to strengthen measures to combat this disease, within the framework of the guidelines of the Interministerial Commission to Combat Cholera and Malaria, headed by the minister of health, Sílvia Lutucuta.

  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:48

    Malaria kills over 400 people in two months

    Cuito - At least 4 43 people, in particular children under 15, died in central Bie province in last January and February 2018 due to complicated malaria, said the provincial director of Health , João Campos Cacungula.

  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:11

    Angola: Diabetics hail government initiative

    Luanda - Patients with diabetes resident in Luanda province have reacted positively to the government initiative to exempt the medicines from the payment of customs duties from 2018.

  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:19

    Bie: Malaria kills over 200 in second quarter

    Cuito - About 214 people died in the medical centres of the central Bie Province, in the second quarter of the present year, victims of malaria, a figure that represents nine cases more compared to the first quarter.

  • Wed, 17 May 2017 19:07

    Huíla: Unknown disease claims fifteen lives in Matala

    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.