Africa-Press – Angola. The Faculty of Medicine of the José Eduardo dos Santos University, in the province of Huambo, made 58 more doctors available to the job market.
During the certificate awarding ceremony, the director of the Provincial Health Office, representing the governor of Huambo, Lotti Nolika, asked the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for greater commitment and commitment in the training of technicians capable of contributing to economic and social development. of the country, betting on technical and scientific rigor, aiming to achieve the excellence desired by the Executive.
Lucas Nhamba said that the Provincial Government of Huambo expresses satisfaction with the training of new doctors, which will greatly contribute to improving assistance to the population.
The Director of Health appealed to the new technicians to put into practice all the knowledge acquired during the training.
The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Cesaltina Nanduva, said at the time that the institution is committed to training good health technicians.
“Many of the staff trained by the Faculty of Medicine are already inserted in the labor market at the provincial level and holding various management and leadership positions, carrying out their daily tasks with zeal and dedication, a fact that motivates the teachers”, said Cesaltina. Nanduva.
Taking the floor, the rector of the José Eduardo dos Santos University, Cristóvão Simões, spoke about the profile of the Angolan doctor, during a wisdom class, appealing to new doctors to apply the acquired knowledge, with zeal and dedication.
During the certificate award ceremony, held on Friday, the doctors pledged to work with dedication, in order to develop the process of humanization of health services, in addition to preserving ethics and professional deontology.
Free Consultations In The Village Of Cacuaco
More than five thousand people benefited, for two days, from free health services, in the neighborhood of Caop Velha, in the commune of Funda, in Ca-cuaco, at a Health Fair, promoted by the Provincial Government of Luanda , in partnership with the Unprotected Child project.
At the Health Fair, the population was vaccinated against Covid-19 and consultations were held in general practice, pediatrics, family planning, nutrition, blood pressure screening, blood glucose, care for pregnant women, distribution of medicines and condoms, in addition to educational lectures.
The provincial director of Health, Manuel Varela, explained that the fair is part of the proximity service project, which aims to provide free health services in all municipalities in Luanda.
For the Cacuaco Fair, he added, the Provincial Government of Luanda mobilized 200 health professionals.
He announced that a project to fight moderate and severe malnutrition is also planned, which will consist of distributing nutritional supplements to children under five years of age. To this end, Manuel Varela said that 500 activists are being trained.
The provincial director of Health also recalled that, last year, 15,000 cases were diagnosed, of which 10,000 were severe malnutrition.
Meanwhile, the head of the Department of Public Health of the Provincial Office of Luanda, Catarina Uatanga, said that it was the third Health Fair to be held in the province, after the municipality of Belas and Viana.
“We think that this way we will increase the coverage of our services and make the population aware of methods to prevent certain diseases,” he said.
Catarina Uatanga made it known that the projects to combat malnutrition have a partnership with the World Food Program (WFP).