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Hepatitis E still a concern

1 week 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 regional council meeting.“All stakeholders and health workers are hard at...

NSIF donates sanitary towels

2 weeks 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 ||Kharas region. To some girls, the step into...

Making life changing differences

1 month - 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 Walvis Bay. Beverly Khi-Khoeb received the donation on...

Breast cancer screening boosted

2 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 community without access to medical aid and no means to...

Eradicating poverty with counselling

3 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 of the ACSDA Saltiel Kalola, it is a non-profit organisation...

Prioritising men’s health this winter

3 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

3 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...

Residents ready to tackle substance abuse

4 months ago - 06 April 2018 | Health

Leandrea Louw Women’s Action for Development (WAD) recently hosted a substance abuse and gender-based violence (GBV) workshop in Walvis Bay, covering topics on the socio-economic...

Public and private hospitals need cooperation

5 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

7 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 for festive season

8 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

9 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....

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Vroue staan saam teen kanker

9 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...

People with disabilities told to...

9 months ago - 27 October 2017 | Health

Adolf KaureInternational White Cane Day was commemorated at the Vineta sports field in Swakopmund recently.The day is celebrated with the aim to educate the world...

Smart Generation campaign tests youth

10 months ago - 20 October 2017 | Health

The directorate of special programmes under the ministry of health and social services conducted a regional testing campaign at the DRC informal settlement Clinic in...

Welwitschia Medipark expanding

10 months ago - 20 October 2017 | Health

Otis Finck Welwitschia Medipark submitted an application to council for the permanent closure of Dr Putch Harris Drive as a street and requested that the...

New HIV prevention tool at...

10 months ago - 20 October 2017 | Health

Otis Finck Walvis Bay is the first town in Namibia to make Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) available through a community based approach at the Walvis Bay...

Haven at retirement village completed

10 months ago - 20 October 2017 | Health

Adolf KaureThe completion of the haven at the Swakopmund Retirement Village (SRV) was celebrated on Friday.The haven was designed for assisted and independent living as...

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