Health

More villages get toilets

1 day - 11 December 2018 | Health

Although two northern villages were declared open-defecation-free (ODF) this week, an estimated 1.15 million Namibians, or half the population, still don't have access to proper toilets.Lack of safe sanitation, water and hygiene can be deadly,...

Know your status

1 week ago - 04 December 2018 | Health

Elizabeth Joseph World Aids Day is commemorated on 1 December and although it brings creative awareness campaigns, it also brings a great wave of sadness, as we hark back to everyone who fought the...

N$390m boost for HIV/Aids battle

1 week ago - 03 December 2018 | Health

The American government, through its United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has given Namibia an additional N$395 million under its US President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (Pepfar). USAID, the health ministry and the...

HIV babies: The shocking truth

1 week ago - 30 November 2018 | Health

JEMIMA BEUKES Paediatric HIV/Aids treatment is facing the ongoing challenges of a lack of child formulations to fight the disease, high rates of HIV drug resistance and the inability...

Pensioner ankle-deep in sewage

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2018 | Health

A 91-year-old kindergarten owner in Katutura's so-called Wambo-lokasie has endured streams of sewage running through her house and yard for months, while City of Windhoek staff failed to offer a solution. Elisabeth Joseph, who started...

Anthrax outbreak in Sesfontein area

3 weeks ago - 16 November 2018 | Health

Thirteen people have been infected with anthrax after consuming infected meat in the Sesfontein area. The anthrax outbreak in the Kunene and Kavango-East regions...

‘Snakes won’t chase you’

3 weeks ago - 16 November 2018 | Health

Henriette Lamprecht - “On the contrary, snakes are shy animals that will only attack in self-defence,” says Francois Theart. He has made it his mission...

Did you know?

3 weeks ago - 16 November 2018 | Health

Prostate cancer has been the most diagnosed form of cancer accounting to 23,6 percent of cancers prevalent in Namibian men. According to the Cancer Association...

No one should die of Malaria – Haufiku

4 weeks ago - 13 November 2018 | Health

Health minister Bernhard Haufiku says nobody should die of malaria, which is a preventable and curable disease.Haufiku says shocking statistics of malaria cases and deaths...

Hamuntu ta hulitha koMalaria – Haufiku

4 weeks ago - 13 November 2018 | Health

KENYA KAMBOWEOminista yUundjolowele nOnkalonawa, Bernhard Haufiku okwa popi kutya hamuntu ta hulitha onga oshizemo shomukithi gwoMalaria, ngoka hagu vulu okuyandwa na ohagu pangwa woo.Haufiku okwa...

Food safety questionable

4 weeks ago - 12 November 2018 | Health

The health ministry, through it public and environmental health services division (PEHSD), does not adequately plan, conduct, monitor and evaluate food inspections, in order to...

Health extension workers hand over petition to ministry

4 weeks ago - 12 November 2018 | Health

Eleven former health extension workers on Thursday handed over a petition to the Ministry of Health and Social Services, demanding re-employment.The group called for the...

Health

Kids on HIV treatment

1 month - 09 November 2018 | Health

A whopping 5 161 children aged between 10 and 14 are on anti-retroviral treatment (ART) in the country - 2 724 girls and 2 437...

Unfit for humans

1 month - 08 November 2018 | Health

Epembe constituency councillor Phillip Shikongo is concerned about the health of Ohangwena residents who are consuming unsafe water.He said that in September three Haufikuweenime villagers...

Hepatitis worries continue

1 month - 08 November 2018 | Health

Namibia's health authorities remain deeply worried about new hepatitis E infections in Namibia's poorest communities.“It is evident that this outbreak has become protracted; most of...

SADC health ministers meet

1 month - 07 November 2018 | Health

SADC health ministers are meeting tomorrow to review public health issues in the southern African region.This SADC Secretariat said the ministers would review the implementation...

Omukithi gwohepatitis gwa taandele miitopolwa...

1 month - 02 November 2018 | Health

Konima yomvula yimwe ngashiinegyi nkene omukithi gwohepatitis E gwa lopotwa oshikando shotango mOvenduka, omukithi ngoka ogwa taandele miitopolwa yimwe nokudhipaga aantu ya thika po 31.Nonando...

Political mess

1 month - 01 November 2018 | Health

Health minister Bernard Haufiku has lifted the lid on President Hage Geingob's 'interference' in his ministry, adding he will do what he must to ensure...

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