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In the remote Health Center of Chorinde in Mungo Municipality of Huambo province, Helen Cumbelembe, a ForçaSaúde-trained nurse,

Nurses in Angola recently discovered a novel way to remember the right combination of drugs to treat HIV. They substituted the lyrics to Frere Jacques, the well-known children’s nursery rhyme, with lyrics pertaining to administration of the medication. Newly trained health workers are now helping more pregnant women living with HIV in rural areas to get the treatment they need.

Cunene CPU officials and World Learning staff inspect a new location for a water well that will provide inhabitants and animals

In 2009, about 25,000 residents lost their homes in floods, and many more were affected by the disaster. Since 2013, an annual drought has plagued the region and its 500,000 inhabitants. Crops and livestock have suffered. In a province where 80 percent of the population raises cattle, this is a serious threat to livelihoods.

Last updated: October 28, 2019

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