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The CDC Angola office officially opened in October 2002. CDC Angola supports the Angola Ministry of Health by providing critical support for HIV surveillance and lab enhancements and by helping create a national HIV/AIDS surveillance system.

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CDC office (physical presence)
2 U.S. Assignees
10 Locally Employed

IconAngola at a Glance

Population: 25,000,000
Per capita income: $7,150
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 53/50 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 95/1000 live births
Source: Population Reference Bureau 2014: Angola

IconTop 10 Causes of Death

Source: WHO Country Health Profiles 2012: Angola
  1. Diarrheal Disease 13%
  2. Lower Respiratory Infections 12%
  3. Malaria 7%
  4. Preterm Birth Complications 5%
  5. Protein-Energy Malnutrition 5%
  6. HIV/AIDS 5%
  7. Birth Asphyxia & Birth Trauma 5%
  8. Stroke 4%
  9. Meningitis 3%
  10. Ischemic Heart Disease 3%

What CDC Is Doing

  • Launched external quality control programs for rapid HIV testing in 70 testing facilities across Angola in 2013.
  • Wild poliovirus has not been detected since July 2011.
  • FELTP trainees have investigated 3 outbreaks of anthrax, 2 outbreaks of cholera, and a large measles outbreak over the past year with minimal assistance.

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  • Page last reviewed: June 27, 2016
  • Page last updated: June 27, 2016
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