7 December 2012

Angola: WHO Official Calls for Reinforcement Routine Vaccines

Luanda — Who's representative in Angola, Henriques Menezes D'alva on Friday here encouraged the Angolan Executive to reinforce the routine vaccines for a better immunization of children against poliomyelitis, as well as protect them against other diseases, Angop has learnt.

The official said so when speaking in the launching of a vaccination campaign against poliomyelitis, led by the provincial governor of Luanda, Bento Bento, in Cazenga municipality.

According to him, to consolidate the eradication of polio in Angola, it is necessary to implement campaigns of quality, including all the children, through supplementary vaccinations.

Henriques Menezes D'alva expressed his satisfaction at the political wish of the Angolan Executive, mainly the real initiatives of the Ministry of Health and provincial governments.

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