Health

Okahandja clinic dumps medical waste

3 days ago - 16 April 2018 | Health

Residents of Okahandja are facing a health risk following continued dumping of medical waste behind the Okahandja clinic. Namibian Sun found a mountain of garbage bags filled with medical waste, some in regular plastic bags,...

Medipark takes safe motherhood campaign to Eenhana

6 days ago - 13 April 2018 | Health

Eenhana in the Ohangwena Region will host this year's safe motherhood campaign offered by the Medipark private hospital on 2 June.The campaign educates pregnant women on various issues such as the effects of high-risk pregnancies...

Pastor tells his story

1 week ago - 10 April 2018 | Health

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN) pastor that has battled a rare skin condition for 31 years, has published a book detailing his struggle with the disease that saw him labelled an Aids patient...

State care beckons for PSEMAS members

2 weeks ago - 03 April 2018 | Health

A countrywide survey of private medical practitioners has revealed that more than 20% are adamant they will not sign the new contract with the Public Service Employees Medical Aid Scheme (PSEMAS). The new contract came...

Aagandji yomayakulo guundjolowele yopaumwene oyendji kaye na ohokwe okulongela...

2 weeks ago - 03 April 2018 | Health

Omapekaapeko nomapulaapulo ngoka ga ningilwa oondohotola dhopaumwene oshowo aagandji yomayakulo guunamiti yopaumwene konyala moshilongo ashihe, oopresenda dhi vulithe po 20 odha holola kutya itadhi ka shaina okondalaka ompe yuuwanawa wuunamiti waaniilonga yepangelo ano Psemas. Okondalaka...

WHO advises against SA ban

3 weeks ago - 28 March 2018 | Health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised against a trade ban on meat products from South Africa as a result of the deadly listeriosis outbreak.The...

Deep-seated health challenges

3 weeks ago - 26 March 2018 | Health

The ministry of health's goal to provide quality healthcare to all has been an uphill battle since independence, with notable achievements along the way -...

Haufiku puts in 12-hour shift

3 weeks ago - 23 March 2018 | Health

The spirit of service was celebrated in true style when health minister Dr Bernard Haufiku worked a 12-hour shift at the Katutura State Hospital's casualty...

So long, vienna

1 month - 19 March 2018 | Health

Several towns have responded swiftly to the outbreak of listeriosis in neighbouring South Africa and now Namibia. The bacterial contamination, which has been traced to...

Etukuko lyo listeriosis tali kandekwa

1 month - 19 March 2018 | Health

Oondoolopa dhimwe po oya yamukula mendelelelo ketukulo lyombakitelia yolisteriosis moshishiindalongo South Africa oshowo moshilongo.Omukithi ngoka guuzigo wiikulya, okwa dhidhilikwa tagu adhika moonyama dha kwewa...

Listeriosis: Canned products safe

1 month - 15 March 2018 | Health

The ministry of agriculture has allayed fears that canned products from the South African company Enterprise Foods might be contaminated with the deadly listeria bacteria...

Oshipotha shotango shomukithi gwolisteriosis sha lopotwa moNamibia

1 month - 15 March 2018 | Health

Omulumentu gwoomvula 41, okuli a kwatwa kombakiteli yolisteriosis konima sho a li omuhaka ngoka a landa mostola yoonyama moTsumeb, oshiwike shika ihe okuli monkalo yanayipala...

Health

First Listeriosis case reported

1 month - 13 March 2018 | Health

A Namibian man, 41, has been diagnosed with Listeriosis after eating a vienna he bought at a butchery in Tsumeb this week. He is in...

Oil spill clean-up begins

1 month - 12 March 2018 | Health

Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) and marine resources ministry officials, including those from its Directorate of Maritime Affairs (DMA), with the assistance of the Namibian Dolphin...

Haufiku wants Okahao hospital money...

1 month - 08 March 2018 | Health

The ministry of health and social services is in the process of recovering N$16 million of the N$17 million paid to Messrs Property Decorative Developer...

Cold meats recalled

1 month - 06 March 2018 | Health

Namibia has recalled all products linked to the listeria outbreak in South Africa and also cancelled all permits issued to manufacturers of these products.South Africa...

I am being branded a...

1 month - 28 February 2018 | Health

Health minister Bernhard Haufiku has told the ministry's top management they are not driven enough to get results, adding even the renewal of a licence...

Muharukua maternity home brings hope

1 month - 21 February 2018 | Health

The establishment of a new maternity waiting home at Opuwo will make it possible for women to stay closer to a hospital before and after...

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