The Minister of State for Social Affairs, Carolina Cerqueira, announced Saturday that the 1,200-bed Infectious Disease Treatment Centre, located in Calumbo, Viana (Luanda), would soon start operating.
According to the minister, who was speaking at a press conference, the new health infrastructure is part of the actions carried out by the Angolan government aimed at increasing the supply and improving health services provided to the population.
Carolina Cerqueira also said that the inauguration of the Cunene Campaign Hospital was also under way, whilst Benguela and Uíge are under construction.
Similar hospitals are under construction in Huila and Cuanza Sul.
The minister recalled that the campaign hospitals in Lunda Norte and Cabinda were operating as part of the campaign to combat and prevent Covid-19.