Health

Nail errant nurses - Haufiku

1 day - 19 October 2018 | Health

Health ministry permanent secretary Ben Nangombe has issued a directive that no nurses may use their cellphones while on duty, and that no health facilities should be closed during lunchtime.This was announced by the health...

640 health workers still jobless

1 day - 19 October 2018 | Health

The health ministry is negotiating with its development partners to assist with the employment of 640 trained community health workers.This was confirmed by health minister Bernard Haufiku, who called for patience from the jobless workers....

Walvis Bay hospital sued for negligence

4 days ago - 16 October 2018 | Health

In another case of negligence levelled against the health ministry, staff at the Walvis Bay state hospital stand accused of gross neglect that led to the death of a 20-year-old woman shortly after giving birth.In...

Iilongitho ya teka tayi tula moshiponga oomwenyo moshipangelo shaShakati

4 days ago - 16 October 2018 | Health

ILENI NANDJATOOku na uupyakadhi uunene moshipangelo shaShakati moka omashina omanene gokukonaakona omauvu ga yooloka itaga longo.Omashina ngoka ogo owala taga adhika monooli yoshilongo oshowo muumbugantu waAngola, na otaga longithwa noonkondo omolwa ompumbwe onene yi li...

Broken equipment threatens lives

5 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Health

There is a crisis at the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital, where many diagnostic machines are out of order and red tape is causing delays in replacing or repairing them. The equipment at the only referral...

Health councils inaugurated

1 week ago - 12 October 2018 | Health

Justicia ShipenaThe inauguration of the Health Professionals Councils took place last week Thursday at the Roof of Africa in Windhoek.The members took oath before health...

Uuministeli wuundjolowele wa tulilwa mo iipotha

1 week ago - 10 October 2018 | Health

Miipotha moka omwa kwatela uunene iipotha yi na sha nomaupyakadhi oshowo omaso ga holoka pethimbo lyomapulumutho onga oshizemo shomaihumbato nayi gaapangi nenge oondohotola.Shoka osha kolekwa...

Negligence cases pile up

1 week ago - 09 October 2018 | Health

The Health Professions Councils of Namibia (HPCN) currently have 30 pending cases of unprofessional conduct, the majority of which are related to maternal healthcare.This was...

Naysayers block healthcare provision

1 week ago - 09 October 2018 | Health

Health minister Bernard Haufiku has lashed out at “lobbyists” who have successfully pushed for the blocking of the Health Professions Bill. According to Haufiku the...

Dire post-mortem woes

1 week ago - 08 October 2018 | Health

Ohangwena regional health director, John Hango, says for the past two years the region has been without a permanent medical officer to conduct post-mortems, which...

Young women most vulnerable to HIV

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2018 | Health

The US Ambassador to Namibia, Lisa Johnson, says adolescent girls and young women are most vulnerable to HIV transmission as they end up getting infected...

Community health workers still jobless

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2018 | Health

With the health ministry struggling to place 640 trained community health workers, the governor of the Ohangwena Region, Usko Nghaamwa, has announced that his region...

Health

Hope for new malaria treatment

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2018 | Health

Over the years sub-Saharan Africa has been drastically affected by malaria. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 92% of malaria-related deaths happen in sub-Saharan...

Authorities neglect safe toilets

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2018 | Health

JANA-MARI SMITH A lack of safe toilets has raised fears of groundwater pollution and disease outbreaks caused by sewage leaks.A...

Did you know?

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2018 | Health

Global Status Report on AlcoholNamibia's male drinking population consumes, on average, 40,9 litres of pure alcohol per person per year. Female drinkers consume 15,2 litres...

Change your mind. Change your...

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2018 | Health

Henriette Lamprecht – Betrayed by someone she loved and after years of being unable to let it go, Melissa Mukaiwa turned to Google for...

My question:

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2018 | Health

My elderly husband seem to be getting more forgetful, continuously telling the same story. What are the signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s?Answer: Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org)Memory...

32 litres of pure alcohol

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2018 | Health

ELLANIE SMIT Namibian drinkers take in 70.1 grams of pure alcohol each daily, while they also consume a whopping 32.4...

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