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Angola: Japanese government donates over USD four million for diseases prevention

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Luanda, 05/30 - The government of Japan will donate Thursday, here, USD 4.866,773 to the Angolan Health Ministry to support projects of prevention against infectious diseases in Angola.

A press note from the health Ministry delivered to ANGOP refers that the amount, to be handed over through the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), is designed for the acquisition of anti-malaria drugs, mosquito nets, oral phial doses against polio and vitamin A.

The medicines will benefit pregnant women and children below the age of five in the provinces of Luanda, Namibe and Kuando Kubango.

The Japanese donation is part of the strategic plan for the reduction of maternal-infant mortality, drafted by the Angolan Health Ministry.