Namibe authorities to vaccinate over 50,000 women against tetanus
Angola, Namibe – Over 50,000 women aged between 14 and 49 will be vaccinated against tetanus in the south-western Namibe Province, in the campaign that started last weekend. According to the head of the provincial department of public health and diseases control, Franco Mufinda, on an interview to ANGOP, the campaign aims at decreasing the number of deaths, especially of newly-born babies. For this effect, the authorities set up 70 brigades, each made up of four clerks, spread out in the five municipalities of the province. The campaign is to last ten days.