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Hepatitis deaths slow down

2 weeks ago - 04 October 2019 | Health

The ongoing hepatitis E outbreak has not claimed any further lives over the past two months, with the fatality rate remaining at 55 since August. The latest situation report on the two-year viral outbreak shows...

Increasing the volume

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2019 | Health

Ester KamatiThe Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) public relations campaigns and special events class, along with Student Representative Council (SRC) and Nust clinic, have collaborated to put together a campaign against cancer.It is...

Clear vision for all

3 weeks ago - 27 September 2019 | Health

Michelline NawatisesSanlam, together with its project partner Shaetonhodi Optometrist, recently launched the third edition of a programme known as the Sanlam Vision for Change Project. Under the project, which is in its third year of...

Health fast-tracks thousands of posts

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2019 | Health

The health ministry is gearing up to employ more than 4 000 extra people to address the chronic staff shortages at hospitals and clinics across Namibia. In a statement issued last week, the...

Hepatitis torrent

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2019 | Health

The relentless tide of hepatitis E that struck residents in poverty-stricken informal settlements near the end of 2017 has seen a 17 000% increase in new infections and a 5 400% rise in deaths over...

N$62m hospital project stands idle

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2019 | Health

Government and a contactor are in talks about unfinished upgrades at the Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital, after a tender was awarded in 2015. The N$62...

Isolation ward for Oshakati

3 weeks ago - 23 September 2019 | Health

The construction of an isolation or quarantine ward is currently underway at the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital, following a highly contagious Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) outbreak...

Specialising in skin

4 weeks ago - 20 September 2019 | Health

Dr Elisah Agaba is a consultant dermatologist at the Ongwediva Medipark university teaching hospital.He is also a senior adjunct lecturer of dermatology at the University...

Oshakati hospital rundown, understaffed

4 weeks ago - 19 September 2019 | Health

The 750-bed Oshakati Intermediary Hospital, which serves close to a million patients a year, is operating without a paediatrician, neonatologist, neurosurgeon, dietician, clinical psychologist and...

Health services around the clock

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

The Katutura health centre, which offers a lifeline to thousands of people each year, will now be operating 24 hours a day, seven days a...

To the brave souls walking among us

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

The dictionary defines brave as ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage. More often than not it is the ‘visible’ bravery that...

What on earth are you doing?

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

Justicia Shipena While cleaning up waste and the beautification of the environment are important and essential practices, unless there is systemic change that...

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Stilte is gevaarlik

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

Henriette Lamprecht - As kind het hy gedink hy’s die enigste een op die planeet wat met donker gedagtes en algemene angs leef. Op hoërskool...

The ‘end’ of his life...

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

Henriette Lamprecht – He’s the owner of a short-term insurance brokerage, a motivational speaker and his purpose is to inspire others.Meet 31-year-old Egon Mouton from...

The scent of health

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

Henriette Lamprecht – It’s as simple as using essential oils in various ways to improve a specific condition or general wellbeing. The sacred ceremonial art...

Mindfulness makes you smart

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

Sigi Lange, cofounder of Capacity Trust and professional speaker, is a guru on emotional intelligence, which is a big factor in determining work-related success. “The...

Surviving rape: Changed but stronger

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

Henriette Lamprecht – Nobody expects someone they trust to hurt them. Lisa* had known John* for two years and had been to parties with him...

Overcoming obstacles with the least...

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

“You create your routes and obstacles just like you did when you were a kid on the playground." - Nicole LouwHenriette Lamprecht – You will...

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