Health

Let’s talk about Dementia

5 hours ago | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] An informative and interesting talk on living with Dementia & Alzheimer’s disease was held at the Swakopmund Retirement Village on 26 November 2021. The event was organised by Spescare Swakopmund, a...

ICU beds donated to Health

6 days ago - 21 October 2021 | Health

The US government donated 70 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds worth more than N$700 000 to the health ministry, that will distribute it to eight health facilities: Katutura, Rundu, Oshakati, and Onandjokwe Intermediate Hospitals, as...

Airtime in exchange for a jab

6 days ago - 21 October 2021 | Health

MTC has launched a national campaign in efforts to assist government in having 60% of the population vaccinated against Covid-19 by March 2022.Launching the 081VAXUP campaign, MTC’s Tim Ekandjo said the company decided to use...

Cancer apple project goes digital

1 week ago - 14 October 2021 | Health

A revamped and digitalised 2021 Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple Project launched in Windhoek recently. Since its inception in 2000, the project has become one of Namibia’s major fundraising initiatives, collecting N$30.5 million for the...

Breast cancer rated 15,5% of cancer deaths

2 weeks ago - 07 October 2021 | Health

Breast cancer is the fifth higest cause of cancer deaths in the world, with an estimated 2.3 million cases and 685,000 deaths in 2020.The cases are expected to reach 4,4 million in 2070. Among women,...

Teen suicide: What parents need to know

3 weeks ago - 04 October 2021 | Health

While no teen is immune, there are factors that can make some adolescents more vulnerable than others. Understand how to tell if your teen might...

SRHR workshop commences

3 weeks ago - 01 October 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] A capacity building workshop for members of parliament (MPs) on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) as well as life skills-based...

October is Breast Cancer awareness month

4 weeks ago - 28 September 2021 | Health

With more than 3 780 breast cancer cases having been reported to the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) in the last decade, this cancer remains...

Suicide in youth

1 month - 22 September 2021 | Health

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15–29 year olds globally. There is also an increasing awareness in the general population about the...

Vaccine accessibility improved

1 month - 01 September 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Erongo governor Neville Andre lauded the Swakopmund drive-through vaccination station as a more accessible option for residents who want to get...

Stillborn baby goes missing

2 months ago - 23 August 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] The bereaved family of baby Beauty Makena has opened a case against the health ministry after the alleged misplacement of...

Namport hosts vaccination drives

2 months ago - 19 August 2021 | Health

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) partnered with the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) to bring vaccinations closer to staff, their family members and...

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Erongo ready for potential fourth...

2 months ago - 18 August 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] The chief medical officer of the health ministry (MoHSS) in Erongo, Dr Leonard Kabongo, says that measures have been...

Covid survivors offer hope

2 months ago - 14 August 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Erongo residents Pastor Kevin Mwashuma and primary school teacher Amelia Fischer, shared how they survived Covid-19.The...

Over 17 000 vaccinated in...

2 months ago - 12 August 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] Erongo regional health director Anna Jonas says that as of 9 August, over 17 000 residents of the region have...

More vaccine sites available soon...

2 months ago - 12 August 2021 | Health

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Erongo governor Neville Andre together with regional chief medical officer Dr Leonard Kabongo, visited vaccination sites in Walvis Bay and Swakopmund....

AstraZeneca eindelik op pad

2 months ago - 06 August 2021 | Health

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] minister van gesondheid en maatskaplike dienste, dr. Kalumbi Shangula, het bevestig ’n besending AstraZeneca kom die naweek in Windhoek aan.Volgens Shangula word...

Over 70 000 Namibians await...

2 months ago - 04 August 2021 | 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...

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