Angola: OMA Highlights Traditional Midwives Role

Kuito — The secretary general of the ruling MPLA party's women wing (OMA), Luzia Pereira de Sousa Ingles, Wednesday, in Kuito, central Bie Province, praised the commitment of traditional midwives to drop maternal infant deaths.

The female organisation official said so at a press conference on the Angolan women day.

She highlighted the role played by traditional midwives in benefit of the local society.

To enhance the recognition for the commitment of traditional midwives, Luzia Inglês handed over Tuesday in Kuito district, goods, under the initiative of the Secretariat of the Central Executive of the Organisation.

There are 2, 394 traditional midwives in Bie province.

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