Luanda - The Angolan doctor Filomeno Fortes, chairperson of the Hygiene Institute and Tropical Medicine of Lisbon (IHMT), underscored on Monday in Luanda, that the institution he leads is prioritizing the research, with view to tackling neglected tropical diseases.More about this news
Luanda - The Angolan government's commitment to improving the living conditions of families and the country's development, with priority to children, was highlighted last Thursday in Luanda by the State Minister for Social Affairs, Carolina Cerqueira.
Luanda - Professional health associations on Monday, in Luanda, said Angola is in need of at least 30,000 physicians to meet the demand and improve assistance to patients.
Luanda - The strategy of Mental Health, Alcohol, Tobacco and other drugs, is an instrument that would allow Angola to strengthen the approach in a holistic way, to improve the mental situation in the country, was approved on Friday in Luanda during the Workshop hosted by the Ministry of Health (MINSA) and World Health Organization (WHO).
Luanda - The national blood bank needs 300,000 voluntary donors to assist the health units, said Friday in Luanda, the Secretary of State for Health for the Hospital Area, Leornado Innocent.
Luanda - More Than 3 billion kwanzas (over 9 million US Dollars) is the amount available for the acquisition of anti-retroviral drugs, reagents, rapid tests and condoms, in the framework of the fight against HIV / AIDS carried out by the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS).
Luanda - An Angolan delegation led by Health minister Sílvia Lutucuta is attending from Thursday the 6th and 7th meeting of Committee A, addressing priority strategic issues in the health sector.
Luanda - Angola's Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta, on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, said universal health is a worldwide concern, which demands concerted action against major endemic diseases.
Luanda - A delegation from Angola headed by the Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta, is since Sunday in Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the 72nd World Health Assembly, set to take place on 20-28 May.