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Américo Boavida Hospital suspends medical team for alleged negligence in patient death

A medical team from Hospital Américo Boavida (HAB), in Luanda, was suspended for alleged medical negligence after the death of a 25-year-old young man, at the entrance to the hospital, due to lack of medical assistance, it was announced.


The HAB management informs, in a statement, that it immediately reported the incident, recorded on Tuesday in the area adjacent to the hospital unit, to the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC), due to alleged negligence by the medical team on duty.

Images circulating on social media show the young man's corpse on the ground outside the HAB, located in the Urban District of Rangel.

On the same note, the management of Hospital Américo Boavida also reiterates the “inalienable commitment to ethics, deontology and humanization of services”.

Lusa contacted the National Union of Angolan Doctors, which sent a reaction for later.

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