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  • Angola strengthens antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV infection
    Tue, 25 Aug 2020 10:00

    Angola strengthens antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV infection

    Luanda - Angola?s health sector has been strengthened with antiretroviral drugs to assist people living with HIV/AIDS for the next three months.

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  • Thu, 23 Apr 2020 17:36

    OIC NGO steps up HIV prevention test in risk groups

    Lobito - The executive director of the Community Interaction Organization (CIO) Rodrigues Boano Tomás Wednesday said that the non-governmental organization will strengthen the awareness among homosexuals and sex workers in Benguela to increase access to HIV testing and reduce cases of AIDS infection.

  • Wed, 25 Sep 2019 18:11

    UNAIDS director demands sexual education for youth

    Luanda - UNAIDS Director of Angola Michael Kouakou defended this Wednesday in Luanda, universal access to information on sexual and reproductive health services, with a view to reducing the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the country.

  • Tue, 06 Aug 2019 10:56

    Gov't expands preventive services of mother-to-child HIV transmission

    Cuito - The Angolan government foresees short-term implementation of services for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in all sanitary units nationwide, said on Monday in central Bié, the Health minister, Sílvia Lutucuta.

  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:29

    Health Inspection blocks reagent after doubtful results

    Luanda - The General Health Inspectorate has blocked the use of the "Aria" reagent in HIV testing, after it detected dubious results.

  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:58

    HIV infection from mother to child preventable

    Luanda - Over 90 percent of pediatric transmissions occur from mother to child, called vertical transmission, and 100 percent of these infections are preventable through quality health services.

  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:57

    First lady committed to pediatric HIV eradication

    Luanda - Angola's first lady Ana Dias Lourenço pledged Thursday in Luanda to do everything to ensure that all Angolan children are born HIV-free and HIV-positive pregnant women receive treatment for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission.

  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:43

    Moxico: Over 400 undergo HIV/AIDS testing

    Luena - At least 451 persons underwent VHI/AIDS voluntary testing from November 12 to the present date in Luena, eastern Moxico province.

  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:09

    Angola with nearly 27,000 pregnant women HIV - positive

    Luanda - Nearly 27,000 pregnant women, out of 310,000 living with HIV in Angola, are HIV-positive, according to estimates by 2017 of the National Institute for the Fight against Aids (INLS).