9 January 2013

Angola: Viana Center Holds Lectures On Primary Health Care

Luanda — The head of the delivery room of the Ana Paula health center, in Viana district in Luanda, Teresa Belchior said today, Wednesday, that lectures on primary care, family planning and breastfeeding have been administered every day before the attendance to patients.

Speaking to ANGOP, the official explained that the health practitioners used the lectures to warn women about the care they should have with their newborns and the risks they face if they fail to meet the primary health care and the expanded programme on immunization .

He said that 3,500 children were born in 2012, in the delivery room of the Ana Paula Health Center, nine more births compared to the year 2011 in which 3,571 babies were born in that institution, being 1,710 male and 1,933 females.

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