May 4, 2012

LUANDA - Rubbish reduces 40% of efficiency of polio vaccination.

Luanda - Great amount of rubbish near by the sanitary units reduced 40 per cent of the effectiveness of vaccination against poliomyelitis in the country, says the Health Minister, José Van-Dunem.

The official said so during the “Espaço Público programme of the Angolan state Public Television (TPA).

In addition, the minister said that this reduction was mainly recorded in areas whereas sanitation is unfavourable.

“To overcome this situation, rubbish must be rationalised by all the citizens”, he defended.