20 September 2013

Angola: Tuberculosis Under Debate

The objective of the strategy for tuberculosis control is to achieve the national access to services of the disease, based on the diagnosis of quality and focused on the disease, said Friday in Luanda, the coordinator of National Programme for tuberculosis control, Maria Conceição Palma.

Luanda - The objective of the strategy for tuberculosis control is to achieve the national access to services of the disease, based on the diagnosis of quality and focused on the disease, said Friday in Luanda, the coordinator of National Programme for tuberculosis control, Maria Conceição Palma.

Maria da Conceição Palma was speaking during a seminar on "National Strategy for Tuberculosis Control "on the fourth Scientific Journeys of Sanatorio Hospital in Luanda that is taking place under the slogan "Stopping Tuberculosis during our Lifetime".

According to coordinator, reducing the suffering and socio-economic burden, associated to tuberculosis, is the strategic objectives of disease control.

He added that the main goals and indicators for Tuberculosis control were the development of millennium as well as "Stop Tuberculosis" at World Health Assembly.

The forum was attended by General and Specialized physicians from the provinces of Luanda, Cabinda, Benguela, Uije and Malanje, nurses, students of medicines and nurses.

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