Health

Back to square one for Walvis Bay

18 hours ago | Health

President Hage Geingob has just announced that at midnight on 1 June 2020, all 14 regions with the exception of the Walvis Bay Local Authority Area, will transit from Stage 2 to more moderate precautions...

Covid patient fights for his life

1 day - 27 May 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay Another Namibian national has tested positive for Covid-19. The patient is currently in a critical condition and attached to a ventilator at a local private hospital. Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced earlier...

Unverified information creates confusion

2 days ago - 26 May 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The news that a truck driver tested positive for Covid-19 in Walvis Bay over the weekend, triggered a flood of false information being circulated at the coast. The driver...

First positive Covid-19 case for Walvis Bay

2 days ago - 25 May 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The minister of health and social services Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced Namibia’s 21st case of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) on Sunday. The case involves a 47-year old truck driver...

Single active Covid case left in region

1 week ago - 17 May 2020 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Neville Andre confirmed that there is only one active case of Covid-19 left in the Erongo region during his weekly Covid-19 update at the Swakopmund municipal chambers.“Three of the four cases reported...

Private sector joins in the fight

1 month - 27 April 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] handed over repaired medical equipment to the Erongo regional Corona Care initiative on Friday. Employees repaired 25 hospital beds, one mortuary...

NamBTS in desperate need of blood

1 month - 22 April 2020 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Blood Transfusion Service of Namibia (NamBTS) is experiencing a critical shortage of blood for hospitals and medical centres countrywide. According...

PPC for Swakopmund State Hospital

1 month - 20 April 2020 | Health

Swakopmund • Contributed The Swakopmund State Hospital received personal protective clothing (PPC) worth N$10 000 donated by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) Rössing Uranium...

Oxygen generator plant for Walvis Bay

1 month - 15 April 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] China National Uranium Corporation (CNUC) Rössing Uranium handed over a N$4.5 million oxygen generator plant to the Walvis...

Breach of quarantine procedures warrant extended lockdown

1 month - 15 April 2020 | Health

Notwithstanding the noteworthy performance by Namibia in fighting and curbing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the job is not yet done. The revelation...

More sanitising material donated to police

1 month - 09 April 2020 | Health

Protective gear to the value of approximately N$30 000 donated by Orano Mining Namibia is to be used by Nampol and NDF members based at...

All clear for Nehemiah

1 month - 06 April 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Brave little fighter Nehemiah Antonich (2) recently got the all clear from doctors in South Africa, after undergoing a...

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Olivia opens up about hair...

1 month - 31 March 2020 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Local radio personality Olivia Christians (38) recently discovered that she has acute alopecia areata, a condition that causes hair loss....

Public still not adhering to...

1 month - 30 March 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Rear Admiral Sinsy Nghipandua, the commander of the Namibian Navy, said that a total disregard for lockdown measures is the biggest...

Ignorance is bliss

1 month - 29 March 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The construction of a 150-bed containerised isolation medical facility located behind the Walvis Bay State Hospital is on track....

Battle lines drawn

2 months ago - 28 March 2020 | Health

The lockdown began at 23:59 on Friday 27 March and continues until 23:59 on 16 April 2020 and will remain in force for 21 days....

Water reconnection a boost for...

2 months ago - 27 March 2020 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] The governor of the Erongo region, Cleophas Mutjavikua, said that residents living in the Erongo region who had their water disconnected...

Emergency medical facility for Walvis...

2 months ago - 26 March 2020 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The ground-breaking ceremony of a 150-bed emergency medical isolation facility to be constructed that will cater specifically for Covid-19 cases,...

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