UNICEF donates medical equipment to Angola

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Luanda – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Wednesday in Luanda delivered medical equipment to the Angolan government to strengthen the response capacity to covid-19 pandemic.

The donation comprises a batch of more than 10,000 boxes of health, nutrition and biosafety products.

 

The equipment, which also aims to support the actions to fight against malnutrition, features therapeutic milk, scales, surgical masks, deworming.

 

More than 7,000 children resident in Luanda province are expected to benefit from the UNICEF donation.

 

Speaking at symbolic hand-over ceremony of the products, funded Japan and by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid  (ECHO), the national Director of Public Health, Helga Freitas, said the offer has to do with full package of nutritional products.

 

According to the official, the products can be used in the inpatient and outpatient hospital units and after being discharged from hospital, thus allowing the mother to continue the treatment at home.  

 

The donation comprises a batch of more than 10,000 boxes of health, nutrition and biosafety products.

 

The equipment, which also aims to support the actions to fight against malnutrition, features therapeutic milk, scales, surgical masks, deworming.

 

More than 7,000 children resident in Luanda province are expected to benefit from the UNICEF donation.

 

Speaking at symbolic hand-over ceremony of the products, funded Japan and by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid  (ECHO), the national Director of Public Health, Helga Freitas, said the offer has to do with full package of nutritional products.

 

According to the official, the products can be used in the inpatient and outpatient hospital units and after being discharged from hospital, thus allowing the mother to continue the treatment at home.