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INAC guarantees sending of children for treatment in Germany

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:35 - Society

Lubango - At least twenty-eight children, aged zero to 12 years old with various diseases, will be sent in the second fortnight of the current month to the Federal Republic of Germany, by the National Children's Institute (INAC) in Huíla, for medical treatment and check up, said Friday in this city, its director, Abel Chico Joaquim.

  • Director of INAC, Abel Chico Joaquim

Of the 28 children, 23 will go for the first time for treatment in the areas of plastic surgery, burns, cardiology, gynecology, otorhinolaryngology, stomatology and ophthalmology, as well as victims of sexual abuse and five others go to medical examination in the orthopedic area for adaptation of prostheses. In the area of cardiology, surgeries to the heart interventions range from nine to 12 years old.

He stated that they had created the conditions necessary for the children to travel to Germany in the second half of the current month, as well as the prospect of receiving 11 minors who left in 2017 and will be returning to the country, already recovered to be inserted in their family life.

Abel Chico Joaquim emphasized having cases of neurology, children with cerebral malaria problems sent regularly to the National Health Board (JNS) and even without advancing the number, he verified that they are in greater numbers, since they are not in the health package for the Germany..