16 November 2012

Angola: European Fund Spends Over AKz 3 Billion On Health Sector

Luanda — The 10th European Development Fund (EDF) released Friday AKz 3.2 billion to support the health sector.

The agreement was signed in Luanda by the Ministry of Planning and Territorial Development and the European Union.

The amount will allow the Health Ministry to boost the institutional capacity of the national health system at the national, provincial and municipal levels.

The move will also enable improve the access and quality of district services, with the stress to the maternal-infant cares in the provinces of Benguela, Bié, Huambo, Huíla and Luanda.

Attended by Angolan Health minister, José Van-Dúnem, the agreement was signed by the minister of Planning and Territorial Development, Job Graça.

While the ambassador Javier Puyol signed for the European Union.

The programme is part of a strategy of multi-sector cooperation between Angola and European Union, led by minister of Planning and Territorial Development and national coordinator of European Development Fund.

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