Luanda - At least forty four cases of polio were reported this year in Angola, Health Minister Sílvia Lutucuta said on Friday at the opening of the First Round of Vaccination in the Monte Belo district of Cacuaco in Luanda.More about this news
Luanda - The Secretary of State for Social Action, Family and Women Promotion, Ruth Mixinge appealed today (Friday) in Viana municipality, Luanda families to massively join the polio vaccination campaign.
Luanda - Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) are expected to join the first stage of the vaccination campaign against polio, to be conducted on November 15-17, the Health minister, Silvia Lutukuta, said on Monday.
Luanda - The polio vaccination campaign that took place last weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) in Luanda has been extended to Monday and Tuesday due to the poor participation of the residents' commissions.
Luanda - The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF reiterated their support to the Angolan Government on Friday (18), in order to develop a robust surveillance and monitoring vaccination system to prevent, detect and respond quickly to any case of polio.
Luanda - Ministry of Health appeals to the provincial governments, municipal administrations, political, religious and community leaders, as well as private sector partners for their contribution to the improvement of indicators and vaccination
Mbanza Kongo - At least 1, 352 children under one year of age with a delay in the vaccine schedule have been immunised during the routine vaccination intensification campaign held on 10- 16 September this year in the northern Zaire province.
Luanda - The Luanda Province has overcome the expected figures regarding the vaccination campaign against rubella, measles and polio, with a positive coverage of 97 per cent for the first two illnesses and 92% for the third one.
Luanda - The vaccination against measles, rubella and polio has reached 95 percent in Luanda province, with two days to end the campaign, said the province's campaign coordinator Felismina Neto.