24 February 2013

Angola: Anti-Poverty Programs Enable Construction of Infrastructure

Wako Kungo — The municipal programs of integrated rural development and fighting poverty, ongoing throughout the country, allowed in 2012 to improve access by the population to basic public services such as education and health.

According to a document reached ANGOP, 630 schools were built, totaling 3,780 classrooms, which provided input to the education system of 257,600 students, as well as improved learning conditions for 39,970 students.

There were rehabilitated 571 classrooms and 320 residences built for teachers.

In the health sector, 256 health facilities were built such as offices and health centers and three hospitals, as well as 198 units were rehabilitated.

134 homes were built for doctors and nurses, and rehabilitation of 71 and 97 ambulances were acquired, 329 motorcycles, 57 trucks and 292 freezers.

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