Health

Raising funds for diabetes

1 month - 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, hosted two fundraisers in aid of children suffering from diabetes.The...

Pit latrines to be replaced

1 month - 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 settlement.This follows after the chief regional officer of the Erongo...

Lions roar on World Diabetes Day

1 month - 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. Diabetes is one of the key focus areas of...

It’s Movember time again

1 month - 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 is a men’s health initiative in support of the early...

Youth take on sexual reproductive health

2 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 on sexual reproductive health and rights. The theme of the...

Good hygiene practices lacking

2 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

2 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

3 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 bank

3 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...

Food shortage at state hospitals alleviated

4 months 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...

Menstruation is a reality

4 months ago - 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...

Handbook for radiation safety officers launched

4 months ago - 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...

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NSIF donates sanitary towels

5 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

6 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 ...

7 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 ...

8 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...

8 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 ...

8 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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