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Over 70 000 Namibians await second AstraZeneca second jab

1 hour ago | Health

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] is scratching its head in the face of a vaccine crisis, with about 70 000 Namibians waiting for their overdue second dose of AstraZeneca.It has yet to announce whether it will allow...

The intricacies of Covid testing

4 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] recent public outcry regarding false positives and negatives in Covid-19 testing Dr Iyaloo Konstantinus of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) shed some light on the matter. “The reliability of diagnostic tests...

Walvis Bay welcomes another permanent vaccination site

1 week ago - 28 July 2021 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Walvis Bay now boasts an additional permanent Covid-19 vaccination site at the Narraville Lutheran Church hall. The site was officially opened on Tuesday morning, with locals steadily streaming...

Get vaccinated now!

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Health

The minister of fisheries and marine resources Derek Klazen challenged Namibians to ensure they get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. “When we look at what’s happening around the world, we see other countries are slowly...

Oxygen, Vitamin C key in fighting Covid

1 week ago - 25 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] “The two key things needed for patients to combat Covid-19 are oxygen and Vitamin C,” says the general manager of Swakopmund MediClinic, Peter Sander.According to Sander, who spoke at the...

High-tech equipment for vaccination drive

1 week ago - 24 July 2021 | Health

The United States donated 176 tablet and 53 laptops along with 250 remote temperature monitoring devices and 2 000 terabytes in hard-drive capacity to the...

Gazza encourages public to mask up

1 week ago - 24 July 2021 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] The NAMAs (Namibia Annual Music Awards) artist of the decade, Lazarus “Gazza” Shiimi (44), has encouraged the public...

‘Hospitals have space’ - Anna Jonas

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Hospitals across the region have adequate space, says the Erongo region’s health director Anna Jonas.She encouraged the public to seek medical...

Erongo vaccine rollout ‘relatively slow’

2 weeks ago - 21 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Erongo governor Neville Andre announced that he would be inflating the daily vaccination target from 400 to 1000 persons per day...

Teenstrydige toetsuitslae ontstel vrou

2 weeks ago - 20 July 2021 | Health

Walvisbaai • [email protected] Die Walvisbaaier me. Amalia Bezuidenhout (getroud Buffel) se ontevredenheid met ’n positiewe en twee negatiewe Covid-19-toetsuitslae en die manier waarop sy by...

Donated reefer containers to ease pressure on health system...

2 weeks ago - 20 July 2021 | Health

The Namibian Ports Authority and Maersk Namibia recently donated six, 40-foot refrigerated reefer containers to the health ministry to be used as mortuaries. The...

Uis clinic runs out of Covid-19 testing equipment

3 weeks ago - 12 July 2021 | Health

Uis • [email protected] A resident of Uis who suspects she is Covid-19 positive due to various symptoms, has called on government to change...

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Only 2% of Erongo fully...

3 weeks ago - 07 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] The Erongo regional health director, Anna Jonas, says that there are still first and second doses of both the AstraZeneca and...

SFC huisves nou inrytoetsgerief

4 weeks ago - 06 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Namib Laboratories het inrytoetsgeriewe by Swakopmund Football Club (SFC) op die been gebring.Hierdie stap volg ná die sukses van hul toetsgeriewe...

Osteoarthritis linked to higher Parkinson's...

1 month - 04 July 2021 | Health

A study published in Arthritis Care & Research has uncovered an elevated risk of Parkinson's disease in individuals with osteoarthritis.A retrospective study using Taiwan's Longitudinal...

Isolation capacity and oxygen availability...

1 month - 01 July 2021 | Health

Health minister Kalumbi Shangula announced that government will commission two field hospitals in Windhoek and Oshakati, with the capacity of 70 and 40 beds, each....

More vaccines on the way...

1 month - 01 July 2021 | Health

With the third wave currently wreaking havoc in Namibia, the country is in an existential struggle, says health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula. According to...

Voorwaarts met ente

1 month - 29 June 2021 | Health

Windhoek • Henriette Lamprecht Henriette Lamprecht – Die ministerie van gesondheid en maatskaplike dienste het nié die immuniseringsveldtog teen Covid-19 gestop nie.“Ek kan...

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