Health

Companies fail on health, safety

3 days ago - 22 August 2019 | Health

The majority of companies inspected by the labour ministry in the first quarter of this year were not in compliance with occupational health and safety standards.Only 23 of the 147 companies inspected were found to...

Bolster fight against hepatitis E

3 days ago - 22 August 2019 | Health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has again urged Namibia to boost its response to the protracted hepatitis E outbreak which has claimed the lives of 56 people and infected more than 6 000 over the...

Vaccination deaths haunt govt

4 days ago - 21 August 2019 | Health

Nine cases in the High Court, in which parents are suing the health ministry for close to N$5 million after their children died following routine vaccinations, may be grouped together. The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC)...

Corpses rot in homes

6 days ago - 19 August 2019 | Health

Unregistered deaths, including infant mortalities, and corpses being left to rot in homes over weekends, are just some of the challenges being faced by the Onamatanga community.Onamatanga residents are disappointed after they were not given...

Hepatitis ravages Namibia's poorest

1 week ago - 14 August 2019 | Health

Urgent and fresh interventions are needed to help curb Namibia's drawn-out hepatitis E outbreak, which is approaching its two-year milepost next month and shows no signs of abating. The outbreak has killed 53 Namibians and...

Namibians among the heaviest smokers in Africa

1 week ago - 14 August 2019 | Health

Namibia is one of the countries in Africa with the highest estimated prevalence of tobacco smoking. A World Health Organisation (WHO) report ranks Namibia's...

Namibian oshimwe shomiilongo tayi hili nayi omakaya muAfrica

1 week ago - 14 August 2019 | Health

Namibia okwa tothwamo nokutulwa momusholondondo gwiilongo yaAfrika moka hamu hilwa noonkondo omakaya.Ehangano lyoWorld Health Organisation (WHO) olya tula Namibia ponkatu onti 8 momusholondondo gwiilongo yaAfrika...

New HIV infections remain a challenge

1 week ago - 13 August 2019 | Health

An estimated 6 000 adolescent girls and young women become infected with HIV around the world every week. On the other hand, new HIV...

Omukithi gwoHepatitis E gwadhipaga aantu yatano miiwike iyali

2 weeks ago - 09 August 2019 | Health

Aantu yatano okwa lopotwa ya hulitha muule wiiwike iyali yapiti omanga iipotha iipe yomukithi ngoka yi li 230 ya lopotwa, nokweetitha pombanda omwaalu gwiipotha iipe...

Hepatitis E kills 5 in two weeks

2 weeks ago - 08 August 2019 | Health

Five more people died from hepatitis E in the last two weeks of July, while nearly 230 new infections were recorded during that time, marking...

Breast milk: Every drop counts

2 weeks ago - 06 August 2019 | Health

The official inauguration of the Namibia Breast Milk Bank took place in Windhoek yesterday, with the support of the Ohlthaver and List (O&L) Group of...

H1N1 flu kills three

3 weeks ago - 02 August 2019 | Health

During July, the H1N1 flu strain claimed the lives of three people. Two men, aged 47 and 53, and a woman of 61 died on...

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Spotlight on healthy moms

1 month - 26 July 2019 | Health

Fatalities linked to pregnancy or childbirth remains a grave concern among Namibian health specialists who this week convened to launch the first Namibia Women's Health...

Just a click away

1 month - 19 July 2019 | Health

Michelline Nawatises Organic Box is an online grocery shop specialising in selling organic vegetables, meat and dairy products, farm produce, and speciality homemade products.It was...

Kidney treatment comes to Katima

1 month - 16 July 2019 | Health

A newly inaugurated kidney and dialysis specialist centre in Katima Mulilo will offer free screening to about 5 000 patients within the next 24 months...

Endiki lyomakonaakono guuvu wiiti yanathigo...

1 month - 16 July 2019 | Health

Endiki epe ndyoka lya patululwa otali ka ningila omakonaaono aapangwa yeli po 5 000 muule woomwedhi 24 twa taalela onga oshitopolwa shokugandja sha moshigwana.Uuyelele mboka...

Spotlight on prison health

1 month - 15 July 2019 | Health

The late Nelson Mandela once famously said: “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A...

Interns placed at health facilities

1 month - 09 July 2019 | Health

The health and social services ministry has confirmed the placement of a total of 144 professional interns who started at the beginning of July at...

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