Health

Service at clinic deplorable

6 days 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

1 week 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 municipality of Walvis Bay to prevent and minimise the incidence...

NSIF continues to invest in Namibia

3 weeks 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 pre-delivery facility valued at N$1.1 million. The completed fully-furnished two-bedroom...

Hepatitis E hits harbour town

1 month - 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 than five laboratory confirmed cases were reported in a month...

Children with cancer to benefit from Spray-a-Thon

1 month - 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 Meer Mall and Woermann Brock in Swakopmund, as well as...

WHO supports fight against hepatitis E

1 month - 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

2 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

2 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...

VMMC campaign to increase demand

2 months ago - 04 February 2019 | Health

Adolf Kaure - A voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) champion day was recently held at block six of the Swakopmund state hospital. The "do it...

CAN gears up for Spray-a-Thon

2 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

4 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

4 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...

Health

It’s Movember time again

5 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...

5 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...

Good hygiene practices lacking

5 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Health

ont face="Times" > Otis Finck - The prevalence of incidents of diarrhoea in Erongo shows that hygiene practices in the region is very low and...

Toilet shortage influences health ...

5 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Health

Otis Finck - The lack of toilets and hand washing facilities in homes is seriously impacting the health of thousands of families in Namibia despite...

Klein idee, groot verskil

6 months ago - 15 October 2018 | Health

Yolanda Nel’n Oogkundige het besef Namibië het die wêreldwye reuse-plastiekprobleem nie vrygespring nie, en die land moes lankal reeds iets doen om te verseker dit...

EME finances state hospitals’ food...

6 months ago - 24 September 2018 | Health

Leandrea LouwErongo Marine Enterprises (EME) initiated and donated N$300 000 through the Arechanab Community Trust to the Erongo Emergency Food Bank. The food bank was...

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