In 2004, in Angola, a new epidemic outbreak of Marburg haemorrhagic fever. The outbreak originated in Uige Province and the final reports referred 374 cases with 329 deaths. In Italy, this epidemic noise caused by the death of the pediatrician Maria Bonino, Uige hospital worker, died at 51 years of age. The personnel sent by the World Health Organization was removed after acts of violence that had been submitted by local residents, frustrated by the ineffectiveness of the cures and concern for the disease, after which . The main line of action was a prevention program in local communities. In particular, efforts were targeted to provide adequate protective equipment to the families of patients and local health staff and instructing the latter on the use of methods to reduce the risk of infection in surgical and laboratory practices everyday.For this purpose moved the provincial governor and local health operators, who came personally to visit communities affected by the epidemic. The awareness campaign also helped religious leaders. cinergy health The effects of this advocacy became evident when residents began calling the deaths and suspected cases of disease. This prompted the health groups were able to return to their work. The WHO staff also actively collaborated with the team of Doctors Without Borders, which readied near Uige, where an isolation center internment of suspected cases.