Health

Breast cancer screening boosted

2 weeks 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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 honour of International Men’s Health Month, June, the Cancer Association...

DRINKiQ continues to empower

1 month - 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 total participants close to 5 800 since inception of the...

Residents ready to tackle substance abuse

2 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 impact of substance abuse, the twelve steps to breaking a...

Public and private hospitals need cooperation

2 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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 engage authorities

7 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...

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Welwitschia Medipark expanding

8 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...

8 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

8 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...

Ladies night in aid of...

8 months ago - 13 October 2017 | Health

Celeste de Klerk from the Cancer Association of Namibia receiving a donation of N$21 100 from Hesti Langeveldt from the Dome Swakopmund. The funds were...

More can be done to...

8 months ago - 06 October 2017 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) officially opened an Erongo regional centre in Swakopmund last Thursday.Speaking at the opening, the deputy minister of health and...

Specialist medical village for Swakopmund

9 months ago - 14 September 2017 | Health

MDC Health Management Services and DDM Interactive E-Health will start with the development of the Swakopmund specialist acute hospital and medical village on 1 October...

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