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Praia turns pink for World Breast Cancer Day
Saturday, 31 October 2009 19:38    PDF Print E-mail

World Breast Cancer Day took place Friday, October 30. The Cape Verdean Association for the Fight Against Cancer is carrying out a series of activities aimed at raising the population’s awareness regarding the importance of breast cancer prevention, with a special focus on the adoption of practices and behaviors able to make a difference.

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Health Centers relieve pressure on Agostinho Neto Hospital
Thursday, 24 September 2009 21:05    PDF Print E-mail

Some 5,000 fewer people sought out the services of Praia’s Agostinho Neto Hospital in the first six months of this year, in comparison to the same period last year. This reduction is due, according to hospital director Artur Correia, to the recent opening of a number of health centers on the island of Santiago.

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Ten more cases of swine flu confirmed in Praia
Tuesday, 11 August 2009 17:51    PDF Print E-mail

Swine FluThe Praia Health Department delegation plans to create a hot line to accompany the swine flu situation in the municipality, according to Health Department delegate José da Rosa. The hot line, which is expected to be operational before the end of the week, is hoped to serve as a prevention strategy in the wake of the confirmation by the Ministry of Health of 10 more cases of infection by the H1N1 virus in the country.

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Two more cases of swine flu confirmed in Cape Verde
Sunday, 26 July 2009 14:33    PDF Print E-mail

The Ministry of Health received confirmation of two more cases of influenza A (swine flu) in Cape Verde from the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal on Friday afternoon.

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Fourth case of swine flu in Cape Verde confirmed
Tuesday, 21 July 2009 22:47    PDF Print E-mail

Minister of Health Basílio Ramos confirmed the fourth recorded case of the H1N1 virus, swine flu, in Cape Verde during a press conference Friday, July 17, in Praia. The positive result of the analysis was communicated by the Pasteur Institute in Senegalese capital Dakar. The carrier in question is a Cape Verdean student on the island of São Vicente who recently returned from Brazil.

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