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Sun, 20 Oct 2019 13:40 - Updated Sun, 20 Oct 2019 13:40

President gets acquainted with Bie Hospital works

Cuito - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, learned, on Friday, the progress of the works of the future Provincial Hospital of Bié, with a capacity of 250 beds.

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Presidente João Lourenço visita obras do futuro Hospital Provincial do Bié

Photo: Pedro Parente

President João Lourenço visits construction works of Provincial Hospital of Bié

Photo: Pedro Parente

Joao Lourenço, accompanied by the first lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, and ministers from various sectors, toured all compartments of the hospital and received information on the progress of the works, from the Minister of Health, Silvia Lutucuta.

The construction of the new Provincial Hospital of Bié, with 75 percent of physical execution, is estimated at US $ 48 million, supported by the Angolan Government. Its delivery is scheduled for the first half of 2020.

Built in an area of 50,000 square meters, it has 24 different blocks, in addition to six residences for physicians accommodation. The work guarantees over 300 jobs.

At the end of the visit of the President of the Republic, Minister Silvia Lutucuta, speaking to the press, said that it will be a reference hospital and will serve the population of the province of Bié and other surrounding regions, taking into account the various specialties.

He reported that he will have hemodialysis, cardiology, internal medicine, gynecology and obstetrics, ophthalmology, maternity, emergency areas with minor and major surgery blocks, among others.

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