For the control of these diseases, the support of ministerial departments, provincial governors and municipal administrators was decisive, as well as the commitment of health professionals from provincial and municipal teams, said the minister at the opening of the 30th Consultative Council of the health sector, cited above. by Jornal de Angola.
"Malaria and dengue continue to challenge national efforts to control them. However, we have managed to increase access to diagnosis and treatment of cases, having reduced the fatality rate caused by these diseases", revealed Sílvia Lutucuta
According to the Minister of Health, covid-19 has created an unprecedented public health emergency, putting the lives of the population at risk, reducing livelihoods and affecting the provision of social services, particularly health and education.
Still, she added, the executive's response to the pandemic "was quick, assertive and coordinated."
Silvia Lutucuta also considered that one cannot let one's guard down, and that the testing of suspected cases and their contacts, daily notification of positive cases and the correct management of cases, as well as the intensification of vaccination against covid-19, must continue.