COVID-19: Angola’s Red Cross trains volunteers

Cuito – At least 100 young people belonging to the network of volunteers of the Red Cross of Angola (CVA) in central Bié province received training Tuesday on the prevention of coronavirus (Covid-19), as part of the strategies to fight against the pandemic in the country.

The training which marked the celebration of women’s month of March, “Março Mulhere”, was guided by the provincial secretary of the CVA in Bié, Ângelo Sassango.

The workshop is aimed to train young volunteers on the disease to disseminate information throughout the communities.

Ângelo Sassango told the press that similar actions will continue.

The official said that the move is part of challenge for the CVA to make available, throughout the national territory, at least 10,000 volunteers who will sensitise families on how to prevent the Coronavirus.

Bié health authorities are receiving equipment from the Ministry of Health such as gloves, boots, gowns, masks, burrows, among other means, to facilitate technicians.

Named Covid-19, the new disease, it has already spread to more than 100 countries, including Africans such as South Africa, DRC and Namibia.

Symptoms include high temperature and dry cough and, after a week, cause shortness of breath.

Source: Angola Press News Agency

COVID-19: Angola’s Red Cross trains volunteers

Cuito – At least 100 young people belonging to the network of volunteers of the Red Cross of Angola (CVA) in central Bié province received training Tuesday on the prevention of coronavirus (Covid-19), as part of the strategies to fight against the pandemic in the country.

The training which marked the celebration of women’s month of March, “Março Mulhere”, was guided by the provincial secretary of the CVA in Bié, Ângelo Sassango.

The workshop is aimed to train young volunteers on the disease to disseminate information throughout the communities.

Ângelo Sassango told the press that similar actions will continue.

The official said that the move is part of challenge for the CVA to make available, throughout the national territory, at least 10,000 volunteers who will sensitise families on how to prevent the Coronavirus.

Bié health authorities are receiving equipment from the Ministry of Health such as gloves, boots, gowns, masks, burrows, among other means, to facilitate technicians.

Named Covid-19, the new disease, it has already spread to more than 100 countries, including Africans such as South Africa, DRC and Namibia.

Symptoms include high temperature and dry cough and, after a week, cause shortness of breath.

Source: Angola Press News Agency