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Unique partnership benefits hospital

2 days ago - 16 June 2019 | Health

Swakopmund - Otis Finck Steckels Toyota resolved to partner with and address a number of maintenance issues at the Swakopmund State Hospital. Rene Koegelenberg, the driving force behind the project, explained that the...

Focus on menstrual health

1 week ago - 09 June 2019 | Health

Swakopmund - Adolf KaureMenstrual Hygiene Day was commemorated for a second time in the country at the Swakopmund Secondary School hall recently. Information to assist teachers, boys, girls and the community to understand menstrual health...

Tackling hepatitis E

4 weeks ago - 20 May 2019 | Health

Living with lupus

4 weeks ago - 20 May 2019 | Health

Walvis Bay - Karl Philander Community members staged a march on World Lupus Day commemorated on Friday 10 May to raise public awareness about the disease in Walvis Bay. Three lupus survivors Jada...

Service at clinic deplorable

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | Health

The current clinic in Narraville resembles a two-bedroom house and it urgently needs to be expanded, residents informed Walvis Bay council members during a discussion on the municipality’s capital budget. According to residents of the...

Tackling the hepatitis E outbreak

2 months ago - 08 April 2019 | Health

Walvis Bay - Otis Finck The ongoing outbreak of hepatitis E in several parts of the country prompted a proactive approach by the...

NSIF continues to invest in Namibia

2 months ago - 29 March 2019 | Health

The Namport Social Investment Fund (NSIF) last year responded to the plight of expectant mothers in and around Usakos by commissioning the construction of a...

Hepatitis E hits harbour town

3 months ago - 18 March 2019 | Health

The municipality of Walvis Bay called on residents not to panic in the wake of a reported hepatitis E outbreak in the coastal town. More...

Children with cancer to benefit from Spray-a-Thon

3 months ago - 11 March 2019 | Health

Adolf Kaure - The countrywide Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) Spray-a-Thon commenced at the coast recently.The CAN Erongo office stationed volunteers at the Platz Am...

WHO supports fight against hepatitis E

3 months ago - 04 March 2019 | Health

SUBBED BY MINETTE Otis Finck - The World Health Organisation (WHO) will provide assistance to community members of the DRC settlement in Swakopmund...

Parkrun growing in strides

3 months ago - 18 February 2019 | Health

Otis Finck - The weekly free 5 km timed Walvis Bay parkrun celebrated its first year anniversary recently. It was also the 48th...

Cancer registry needs your support

4 months ago - 11 February 2019 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) administrates the Namibia National Cancer Registry. This registry is a national, population-based, data set of all Namibian citizens diagnosed...

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CAN gears up for Spray-a-Thon

4 months ago - 28 January 2019 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) has invited all corporate entities and schools to participate in the 2019 national Spray-a-Thon in support of children fighting...

Raising funds for diabetes ...

6 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Health

Leandrea Louw - A local philanthropist and the founder of the Walvis Bay Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) fair for girls, Anastacia de Klerk,...

Pit latrines to be replaced...

6 months ago - 26 November 2018 | Health

Adolf Kaure The management committee of the Erongo regional council approved the provision of N$165 000 for the construction of two toilets in the Uis...

Lions roar on World Diabetes...

6 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Health

The Lions Club commemorated international diabetes day by providing diabetes education and screening services for senior citizens living at old age homes at the coast....

It’s Movember time again

6 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Health

November is “Movember” month with the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) focusing on the most prevalent forms of cancer affecting Namibian men. The Movember Movement...

Youth take on sexual reproductive...

7 months ago - 12 November 2018 | Health

Theopolina Shikongo, Coastal High School AfriYan, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Namibia and Young Achievers hosted a youth conference aimed at educating the youth...

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