24 July 2012

Angola: Oshakati Consul Evaluates Health Care of Angolans in Namibia

Oshakati — The Consul General of Angola in Oshakati, Namibia, Pedro Walipi Calenga assessed Tuesday the situation of the medical assistance of Angolan patients admitted to the hospitals based in Oshakati and Onandjokwe.

According to the diplomat, the visit aimed at strengthening the relationship between the consulate and health facilities in northern Namibia, aimed at learning of difficulties that Angolans face and find possible solutions to solve them.

According to Pedro Walipi Calenga, many Angolans resort to medical assistance and spend for months of treatment in Namibia, sometimes end up dying without the consulate taking notice of the fact.

In her turn, the deputy director general of the health sector in the Oshana region, Josefina Agostinho, praised the visit, saying that it was intended to control the flow of patients and moralize them.

The annual flow of Angolan patients with different diseases is high, coming mainly from the provinces of Cunene, Huíla, Benguela and Luanda.

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