Swedish NGO donates products to David Bernardino Paediatric Hospital

Luanda – Four hundred children admitted to David Bernardino Paediatric Hospital, in Luanda, benefited last Sunday from kits made up of various products and three baby cribs, an initiative of the Swedish non-governmental organization The Good Start.

The kits composed of sanitary towels, saline, cotton, diapers, wipes, mosquito nets and maize meal were distributed to 23 children under two years old admitted to the Emergency Room.

During the distribution of the remaining kits to children admitted to the neonatalogy room, nutrition room and other areas of the hospital, Victória Figueiredo a nurse and member of The Good Start NGO, spoke about preventive health.

Victória Figueiredo talked about the Covid-19 (corona virus) ways of infection, the advantages of breastfeeding, ideal nutrition for children, emotional/psychological health, the advantages of routine consultations, individual hygiene and basic sanitation.

The NGO’s donation act started on 08 March 2018 in Augusto Ngangula Maternity Hospital to celebrate The Good Start mentor’s anniversary Tânia Nilsson.

The activity, which was attended by the Swedish ambassador to Angola, Ewa Polano, has the support of the Nafuluamuana association, Diamante Angola and the philanthropist Tediane Santos.

The Good Start is a non-profit organization created three years ago on the initiative of five childhood friends with the same vision of influencing lives and making the world a better place, for women and children.

The Good Start NGO, together with its volunteers and sponsors, has so far helped more than 800 women and their newborn children in Angola.

Source: Angola Press News Agency