The Vice President said that the current economic restrictions should not alienate the government from responsibilities and obligations in such important sectors as health.
The government is fully aware of the harmful effects of these diseases, both for the economy and for the national strategic objectives.
He promised to do everything so that Angola’s response to the AIDS epidemic and great endemics will match the international milestones and goals.
He also recalled that in adapting the United Nations global strategy to combat HIV/AIDS in 2014, Angola took up the responsibility to reach at least 90 percent coverage of all people living with HIV, who are not aware of their HIV status and get them treated with antiretroviral.
Bornito de Sousa welcomed the reduction in the number of new AIDS infections, as well as deaths, including malaria and tuberculosis.