The Director-General of Health (DGS) defended, on Tuesday, the importance of the national fair plan, the registration of an alert to “old threats” of diseases, such as the epidemic in Mozambique.
“We have to maintain the continuity of the sustainability of the process by means of a lot of frenzy and spree always looking for Graça Freitas, no presentation of the conference “contribution of struggle for a healthy aging by majority in Portugal”, no presentation of the conference “contribution of struggle for a healthy aging by majority in Portugal”, GSK with Público newspaper.
“It was not long ago that I found out – and I was very sad – that poliomyelitis has re-emerged in Mozambique”, said the director-general of Health, for whom this situation demonstrates that “there is always the possibility of importing cases and, from this introduction into the country, , foci of a disease develop” that has been eradicated in Europe.
On May 1, the African office of the World Health Organization) announced an outbreak of disease in Mozambique, in charge of the local health authorities after the disease was confirmed in a child, in the interior of the country.
Attributed to the wild virus, this is the case of polis in Mozambique since 199 and was identified in a child in Tete province, in the northeast, who began to feel it when he felt the police2 at the end of March.
Poliomyelitis is an incurable infectious disease that affects children under the age of five, and it can only be prevented with a vaccine.
The case of casoomyelitis, with the last virus by wild policing, registered in Portugal in 986, will be a disease effectively1 eliminated since 2022, by all the same ones granted by the WHO
For Graça Freitas, why a power, in addition to having to be a right and vaccine, also “an act of constitution that cannot be due to some special condition”.
“They are protected if we protect ourselves”, underlined the director-general of Health, highlighting that the National Vaccination Program, created in 1965, is universal, free and accessible to all people residing in Portugal.
Before being appointed to the post of Director General of Health in 2017, Graça Freitas was head of the communicable diseases division of the DGS, coordinating the National Vaccination Program and chairing the Technical Commission on Vaccination.