Angola

24 October 2018

CUAMM and WDF together against Diabetes in Angola

2018-10-24T14:40:04+00:0024 October 2018|

CUAMM and the World Diabetes Foundation are working again together in Angola thanks to a new project that has recently started in Luanda, the capital of Angola, to fight Diabetes.

28 September 2017

ANGOLA: CUAMM TACKLES THE “INVISIBILE EPIDEMIC”

2017-09-28T13:09:13+00:0028 September 2017|

Last Friday in Luanda, Angola, CUAMM hosted the first workshop related to a program for diabetes and hypertension screening in patients with tuberculosis. This is a new challenge in our ongoing battle against chronic diseases, a topic that is still little known in Africa.

9 February 2017

Angola Good news for TB programmes

2017-02-09T12:06:51+00:009 February 2017|

In Sub-Saharan Africa, TB programmes rarely include NCD screening, but a project in Angola is proving it can be done with great success.

3 November 2016

Cunene, Angola A New Project for Nutrition

2016-11-03T12:12:18+00:003 November 2016|

October saw the launch of a new project in Angola to address the problem of malnutrition. This project considers nutrition in a community context, with particular emphasis on mothers and children aged under five.

17 October 2016

Chiulo, Angola Rotary’s support for safe deliveries

2016-10-17T16:09:45+00:0017 October 2016|

A Rotary Club project that provided delivery room equipment to the Chiulo Hospital and training to local health workers wrapped up at the end of last month. Here’s a first-hand account by Giovanni Del Frate of his August 2016 visit to the hospital with other members of Rotary Club Udine Patriarcato.

18 July 2016

Angola Congress of the Angolan Society of Diabetology

2016-07-18T11:12:35+00:0018 July 2016|

Doctors with Africa Cuamm took part in the Congress of the Angolan Society of Diabetology. Attending were Doctors Eric Lonla, Joseph Nsuka and Sonia Ezaquiela, who are working on a project to improve diabetes and hypertension diagnoses in tuberculosis patients (TB).

30 May 2016

Angola Tackling child nutrition with UNICEF

2016-05-30T16:33:43+00:0030 May 2016|

Doctors with Africa CUAMM and UNICEF have launched a project in the municipalities of Ombadja and Cahama, in Angola’s Cunene Province, to tackle moderate and acute malnutrition in children – a situation exacerbated by last year’s drought.