Saturday, January 22, 2011

Angola Plans To Reduce Maternal And Infant Mortality Rate By 2012

Carlos Alberto Masseca, the health deputy minister of Angola said that his government intends to reduce maternal and infant mortality rate by 50% next year. While addressing on "expansion of health services", in the National Forum on the Eradication of Poverty, the deputy minister said that the Angolan government is committed to achieve these goals by building new hospitals and improving existing central and local health services. The event was promoted by the Civil Office of the Presidency of Republic, and attended by members of parliament, government officials, governors and administrators.

-Nisha Noor