Saurimo - An oxygen factory to fill 50kg bottles daily will start operating in March this year at the eastern Lunda Sul province maternity hospital, said Friday the director of the provincial office of Infrastructure and Technical Services.More about this news
Saurimo - Two of the four victims of a mine explosion in Cacolo, admitted to the Lunda Sul Military Nursing Ward, were discharged today (Monday), for not showing signs of seriousness, said the clinical director of the health institution, Dilma Vilar.
Saurimo - At least 174 people died of malaria in eastern Lunda Sul province from January to December this year.
Saurimo - The placement of 30 experts (doctors and staff of the National Civil Protection and Fire Brigade) trained in the border area with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to contain Ebola is among the measures adopted, as from Monday by the health authorities Lunda Sul province.
Saurimo - At least 106,806 children were vaccinated against measles in the province of Lunda Sul during a campaign held in May this year, reported Thursday in Saurimo, the head of the department of Public Health in the region, Domingos Tchinguendji.
Saurimo - The Health minister, Sílvia Lucutuca, ensured on Sunday that the measles outbreak that is since March this year plaguing the eastern region of Angola is now under control.
Saurimo - The State Secretary for Media Celso Malavoloneke urged Journalists on Thursday to assist the authorities in the actions leading to discovery of new cases of measles.
Saurimo - The secretary of State for Public Health, José da Cunha, warned on Wednesday in Saurimo City, eastern Lunda Sul Province, parents and guardians to avoid the cure of measles through traditional healers, for such a recourse might aggravate the clinical status of the child.
Saurimo - The governor of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, Daniel Neto, last Thursday in Saurimo City appealed for immediate improvements in the region?s health services and the creation of complaint offices in hospitals, with a view to enabling better supervision of the performance of health professionals.