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Angola: State of Health and Healthcare System
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Angola: State of Health and Healthcare System Name Instructor Class 11 November 2011 Introduction: Angola Angola has recently ended its forty years of civil war that heavily damaged its economic infrastructure, according to the World Health Organization's (WHO) report in 2005…
Location/Geography Angola is located in the Southwestern region of Africa. Around its borders are Namibia, the two Congos, and Zambia. Its terrain consists of agricultural highlands, with a large savanna in the east and south; and rain forest strips in the north and the enclave of Cabinda (U.S. Department of State, 2011). Angola has a tropical climate. Population According to the WHO (2011), the total population of Angola is 18,498,000. Its main ethnic groups are: “ Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mixed racial 2%, European 1%” (U.S. Department of State, 2011). Around 17% of its population are children 5 years old and below. Approximately 42% live in the rural areas. The official language in Angola is Portuguese and the Portuguese compose the largest non-Angolan population. Government Angola has a republic government system. A new constitution was enacted on February 5, 2010 and three days after, President dos Santos established a new government. The new constitution made a party list system where citizens can vote for a party, instead of a single candidate, and the president will be the head of the winning party’s list (U.S. Department of State, 2011). It created a new office of the vice president, and removed the position of the prime minister. The next presidential and parliamentary elections are projected to occur in 2012. ...
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