Health

US-donated clinics are not exclusive

6 days ago - 21 May 2018 | Health

The US embassy has come out in defence of the rural clinics it donated in the Okongo constituency, saying they were not exclusively used for antiretroviral (ARV) and tuberculosis treatment, as claimed. Last week community...

China joins blindness battle

6 days ago - 21 May 2018 | Health

The health ministry's drive to assist the visually impaired suffering from cataracts has received a major boost, with the donation of medical equipment by the Chinese embassy under the Brightness Project.The gesture was met with...

Dentistry students to be placed

1 week ago - 18 May 2018 | Health

Health minister Bernard Haufiku has announced that he has managed to “scrape together” N$3.7 million to arrange internships for 27 dentistry graduates. Seventeen of them will be placed immediately and the remaining ten graduates...

Health makes U-turn on foreign nurses

1 week ago - 18 May 2018 | Health

The health ministry has found itself with egg on its face after it issued a circular last year announcing that employment contracts of foreign nurses would not be renewed in a bid to accommodate Namibian...

Exclusive ARV clinics discriminatory - Haufiku

1 week ago - 16 May 2018 | Health

Community members in the Okongo constituency say 14 health facilities donated by the US embassy to be used as antiretroviral (ARV) treatment distribution centres have turned into white elephants and should be opened to the...

Clinic turned into scrapyard

1 week ago - 15 May 2018 | Health

A mechanic who has been running a repair shop and scrapyard from the Khomasdal clinic for two years has finally been evicted by the authorities....

Ausiku irked by stalled health projects

1 week ago - 15 May 2018 | Health

Kavango West governor Sirkka Ausiku is appealing to the health ministry to finalise the construction of the Nkurenkuru primary healthcare clinic, which was supposed to...

Ongushu yaakiintu nayi kalekwe po-Standard Bank

3 weeks ago - 30 April 2018 | Health

KENYA KAMBOWEUuntu nongushu yaakiintu oya pumbwa okugamenenwa po kutya otashi pula shike, pahapu dhomukomeho gwoshitayi shombaanga yoStandard Bank mOutapi, Geroldus Kazondunge.Kazondunge okwa popi ngaaka mEtitatu...

Mosquitoes a global focus

1 month - 20 April 2018 | Health

Over the past 28 years the Namibian government has managed to reduce malaria cases by almost 90%, down from half a million cases reported in...

Okahandja clinic dumps medical waste

1 month - 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...

Medipark takes safe motherhood campaign to Eenhana

1 month - 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...

Pastor tells his story

1 month - 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...

Health

Aagandji yomayakulo guundjolowele yopaumwene oyendji...

1 month - 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...

WHO advises against SA ban

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months ago - 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

2 months ago - 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...

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