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Ministry finally settles negligence claim

2 months ago - 28 February 2019 | Health

The health ministry yesterday paid compensation of half a million dollars to a woman who had sued the Katutura state hospital for the death of...

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Namibia under guinea-worm surveillance

2 months ago - 28 February 2019 | Health

The Omusati Region is under surveillance by the World Health Organisation (WHO) following two confirmed human cases of dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease) in the Angolan province...

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Hepatitis E a 'Windhoek-borne' disease...

2 months ago - 27 February 2019 | Health

Following a hepatitis E outbreak in the Omusati Region last year, research was conducted by the University of Namibia (Unam) and Cardiff University, which found...

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Russian-trained doctors 'insulted'

2 months ago - 22 February 2019 | Health

An association of Russian-trained Namibian doctors have issued a scathing statement in response to criticism of the quality of medical training obtained at Eastern European...

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Foreign graduates protest 'unfair' tests

3 months ago - 15 February 2019 | Health

Dozens of foreign-trained medical and dentistry graduates took to the streets yesterday to protest against a pre-internship exam which they claim is unfair and discriminatory.One...

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Rabies sparks mass vaccinations

3 months ago - 14 February 2019 | Health

A 22-year-old man from Omayuuda village in the Ogongo area of the Omusati Region is under medical observation after being bitten by a donkey infected...

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