Malaria still claims more lives than any other disease in Angola, and its transmission peaks during the rainy season in the months of February, March, and April. The Angola Field Group invites you to a presentation: Malaria in Angola, this Thursday February 26th, at 8:00 PM at the Viking Club with Dr. Francisco Saute, a medical doctor and specialist in Malaria Epidemiology, and Dr. Jules Mihigo, a medical doctor who has worked in the public health sector in various African countries and has done research on malaria drug effectiveness. In addition to talking about the transmission, prevention and treatment of malaria, the presenters will also give results of a recently conducted survey of malaria transmission in Luanda. Dr. Saute is Senior Malaria Specialist and Program Advisor for the US President’s Malaria Initiative with USAID. Dr. Mihigo is with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Luanda as Resident Advisor for the President’s Malaria Initiative.
Everybody is welcome to attend this presentation. In close cooperation with the Viking Club, this event is offered free of charge. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks are sold at the bar, coupons must be purchased. The Viking Bar now opens at 7:30 PM! English language books about Angola will be on sale. If you would like to download a map showing the location of the Viking Club, please go to this site’s Join Us page. The Viking Club is on the main floor of the former Swedish Building at Rua Marien N”Guabi, No 118 in Maianga, across the street from the new Panela de Barra restaurant. See you there!