Minister of Health announces “new turnaround” in the sector that will also have diagnostic equipment in the country

Praia, Feb 8 (Inforpress) – The health minister announced Wednesday a “new turnaround” in the health sector with the implementation of the specialty in the field of family health, purchase of equipment for diagnosis and greater capacity in the treatment of diabetic foot”.

Arlindo do Rosário made this disclosure in press statements in the context of the National Health Meeting for the implementation of the Regional Health Plans, which takes place in City of Praia.

“We signed a contract with a Belgian company that will provide all the equipment with an approximate amount of 10 million euros. The process will follow the entire logistics phase until they can get the equipment in the country,” he said.

The minister stressed, however, that he did not want to have equipment only in the central hospitals, because the contractual package with Belgium also includes equipment for regional hospitals and health centers, as well as for the physiotherapy service.

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