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Country exceeds 90% target of...

1 month - 12 March 2021 | Health

NAMPAWINDHOEKUnited Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) country director Dr Alti Zwandor praised Namibia for achieving its 90% target of citizens living with HIV...

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Covid ravages old-age home

1 month - 11 March 2021 | Health

Elizabeth JosephKEETMANSHOOPThe 'Ons Tuiste' old-age home at Keetmanshoop has confirmed that in the last week, four of their staff and six of their residents have...

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No MRI scanners in public...

1 month - 10 March 2021 | Health

JEMIMA BEUKESThe government depends on the private healthcare sector to conduct medical image screening since there is no such equipment in the public sector.The situation...

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'Gamechanger' drug cuts body weight...

1 month - 09 March 2021 | Health

One third (35%) of people who took a new drug for treating obesity lost more than one-fifth (greater than or equal to 20%) of their...

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Covid-19 cases soar at Keetmanshoop...

1 month - 09 March 2021 | Health

Elizabeth JosephKEEtMANSHOOPMore than 70 learners at a Keetmanshoop secondary school tested positive for Covid-19 in February.During a press conference recently, //Karas governor Aletta Fredericks said...

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Obesity one of leading risk...

1 month - 02 March 2021 | Health

Obesity is most commonly measured using the body mass index (BMI) scale. The World Health Organization (WHO) define BMI as: “a simple index of weight-for-height...

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