The General Hospital of Cabinda, with a capacity for 200 (two hundred) beds, was inaugurated this Thursday by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, during his work visit.
Cabinda, Angola |The hospital unit will increase the supply of health services to populations in the region that previously sought treatment for chronic diseases in other parts of the country and health centers in neighboring cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo.
After cutting the ribbon, which symbolizes the inauguration of the infrastructure, the Head of Executive Power, accompanied by members of the Government, toured some service areas.
This is a multi-purpose health unit, estimated at US$165.2 million, 85 percent of which is externally financed and 15 percent supported by the Angolan State.
The unit, whose works began in 2017, is equipped with specialized equipment, especially those for the treatment of renal failure (hemodialysis) and diabetes. The General Hospital of Cabinda has a team of more than 21 doctors with different specializations, 18 of whom are Cuban and three national, in addition to an orthopedic, a surgeon and a nephrologist.
It also has more than 30 specialists in general medicine, 300 technicians, including nurses, diagnostic and therapeutic technicians, stretcher workers, drivers, security guards and administrative staff.
The unit has areas of emergency services, hemodialysis, physiotherapy, imaging, internal medicine, gynecology and obstetrics, delivery and surgery blocks, intensive care and morgue, among others.
With eight floors, the General Hospital of Cabinda is located
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