Professor Álvaro A. Cruz of ARIA speaks with public leaders in Angola: the Vice Minister for Public Health, Dean of the Angola School of Medicine, the Catholic bishop of Luanda,
and a congressional representative.
The purpose and mission of ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma), the world health initiative on allergic rhinitis, is to educate and implement evidence-based management of allergic rhinitis in conjunction with asthma, worldwide through
ARIA is a non-governmental organization (NGO) working in collaboration with the World Health Organization.
- planning, managing, and financing pilot projects to improve the health of broad sectors of the population throughout the world
- setting up rural healthcare activities
- providing support for preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic measures as part of basic healthcare