Health

Klein idee, groot verskil

1 day - 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 ruk nie verder handuit nie.Om dié rede het Michelle Beeker...

EME finances state hospitals’ food bank

3 weeks 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 established after the state hospitals in the Erongo region ran...

Food shortage at state hospitals alleviated

4 weeks ago - 17 September 2018 | Health

Leandrea LouwThe Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) Walvis Bay branch donated food to the value of N$30 000 to the Walvis Bay State Hospital. This came after the town’s mayor, Immanuel Wilfred,...

Menstruation is a reality

1 month - 02 September 2018 | Health

Jemima Beukes Namibia can no longer shy away from the reality of young, impoverished girls standing hopeless in school lines while blood is running down their legs because they have no access to sanitary pads.So...

Handbook for radiation safety officers launched

1 month - 27 August 2018 | Health

Adolf KaureThe Namibia Uranium Association (NUA) recently launched the Radiation Safety Officer’s Handbook at the Namibia Uranium Institute premises.Speaking at the launch, NUA chairman Percy McCallum said that greater awareness about the book should be...

Hepatitis E still a concern

2 months ago - 13 August 2018 | Health

Jessica BotesVarious interventions are underway to tackle hepatitis E in Swakopmund.The chairperson of the Erongo Regional Council (ERC), Hafeni Ndemula, said this during an ordinary...

NSIF donates sanitary towels

2 months ago - 06 August 2018 | Health

The Namport Social Investment Fund (NSIF) responded to a request from Pebble Foundation and donated 2 000 sanitary towels for disadvantaged school girls in the...

Making life changing differences

3 months ago - 29 June 2018 | Health

Otis Finck The Welwitschia Hospital donated ten boxes of sanitary towels to the Pebble Foundation for distribution to girls at schools in disadvantaged communities in...

Breast cancer screening boosted

4 months ago - 08 June 2018 | Health

Erongo Radiology at the Welwitschia Hospital pledged mammogram screenings to the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) in the Erongo region for vulnerable members of the...

Eradicating poverty with counselling

5 months ago - 03 May 2018 | Health

Leandrea Louw - The regional office of the African Counsellors Social Development Association (ACSDA) was officially opened last week. According to director and founder...

Prioritising men’s health this winter

5 months ago - 03 May 2018 | Health

Many men don’t make their health a priority. All too often, wellness is put on the backburner in favour of work or other obligations.In...

DRINKiQ continues to empower

5 months ago - 27 April 2018 | Health

The Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) DRINKiQ programme trained close to 800 participants in the south and at the coast of Namibia. This brings the...

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Public and private hospitals need...

6 months ago - 23 March 2018 | Health

Adolf KaureThe minister of health and social services, Bernard Haufiku, said that public and private hospitals need to work together to ensure that patients’ needs...

Bundles of joy for Christmas

9 months ago - 29 December 2017 | Health

The Swakopmund State hospital welcomed the arrival of eight babies and the Walvis Bay State hospital welcomed three babies on Christmas Day this year. Ashley...

Blood donations once again needed...

10 months ago - 08 December 2017 | Health

The Namibia Blood Transfusion Services (NamBTS) has urged the public to find time this festive season to donate blood and help save lives.NamBTS has planned...

Lions staan saam op Wêrelddiabetesdag...

10 months ago - 17 November 2017 | Health

Jessica BotesLede van die Swakopmund Lions-klub het Dinsdag ter viering van Wêrelddiabetesdag gratis diabetes-toetse aangebied vir alle inwoners en personeel van die Lions-ouetehuis. Volgens me....

These women care

11 months ago - 10 November 2017 | Health

Otis Finck Three hundred and ten women attended the Women Who Care Cancer Brunch and jointly donated N$32 000 to the Cancer...

Vroue staan saam teen kanker

11 months ago - 03 November 2017 | Health

Jessica Botes Spar Swakopmund se jaarlikse Dames Ontbyt was weer eens ‘n reusesukses, met honderde vroue wat die geleentheid bygewoon het. Altesaam N$200 000 is...

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