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­Mending broken hearts

2 weeks ago - 05 August 2018 | Health

The first heart attack center in Namibia was officially opened in the capital on Friday. At the inauguration, health minister Dr Bernhard Haufiku said that this is the first step at the right time, in...

Rehoboth tref eie voorsorg maatreëls

1 month - 05 July 2018 | Health

Yolanda Nel - Die St Mary-hospitaal op Rehoboth het versoek dat inwoners kalm bly tot die ministerie van gesondheid en maatskaplike dienste ’n uitspraak lewer oor die geval van varkgriep op die dorp.In hierdie lig,...

Khomas moet skoner

2 months ago - 07 June 2018 | Health

Die uitbreking van siektes wat die afgelope jaar in die Khomasstreek woed, word grotendeels toegeskryf aan die onvermoeë om rommel te bestuur.Volgens die goewerneur van die Khomasstreek, Laura McLeod-Katjirua, het rommel 'n groot bron van...

Make quality healthcare a priority

4 months ago - 12 April 2018 | Health

Quality and equitable healthcare should be a basic human right, but it has been commodified and is a luxury that only few have access to in most parts of the world.This, according to Cancer Association...

Hep E: What's being done

5 months ago - 15 March 2018 | Health

Since the outbreak of Hepatitis E in the capital last year, 17 interventions have been instituted to mitigate the pandemic, according to health minister Bernard Haufiku.Responding to questions in the National Assembly last week, Haufiku...

New hope for new moms

5 months ago - 01 March 2018 | Health

“One mother who dies while giving birth, is one mother too many. We must do everything we can to prevent it from happening.”So said the...

Rooi vlae by OTA-saal

5 months ago - 22 February 2018 | Health

Gebreekte en nagemaakte tente wat grotendeels uit ou plastiek-sakke bestaan, dien tans as 'n dak oor die kop van 328 mense wat by die Ovaherero...

Register births, deaths here

6 months ago - 08 February 2018 | Health

Rhino Park Private Hospital last week donated an office for the registration of births and deaths to the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration (HAI)...

HEV in the spotlight

6 months ago - 08 February 2018 | Health

International scientist and epidemiologist Dr Thomas Handzel focuses on responding to Hepatitis E outbreaks at the Scientific Society this evening.The Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is...

World AIDS Day commemorated

8 months ago - 07 December 2017 | Health

Around a hundred community members of Kilimanjaro informal settlement and surrounding areas on Friday marched past Tobias Hainyeko market to the Maxwilili Kilimanjaro Community Hall...

Rolstoele vir lughawe

8 months ago - 23 November 2017 | Health

Yolanda NelDie Lady Pohamba Privaathospitaal het verlede week rolstoele aan die Hosea Kutako internasionale lughawe geskenk.“Ek het die behoefte gesien vir nog rolstoele by die...

Beating cancer with confidence

8 months ago - 23 November 2017 | Health

The Ministry of Health and Social Services last week celebrated its 5th Windhoek Central Hospital Cancer Survivors’ Day with the Beating Cancer with Confidence fashion...

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Môreson straightens up

10 months ago - 19 October 2017 | Health

Every year on World Spine Day (16 October), the Namibian Chiropractic Association (NCA) reaches out to Namibians to empower themselves about spinal health. This year...

Só hou Abendfrieden se bejaardes...

10 months ago - 05 October 2017 | Health

Dalene van der Westhuizen – Abendfrieden: Vrede in die aand. Ja, daar is vrede saans as die inwoners van die 65 eenhede tot ruste kom,...

Promoting rights of the differently...

10 months ago - 28 September 2017 | Health

The Namibia Disability Association Rehoboth (NADAR) was launched in the town last Friday, with the aim of advocating for the promotion of rights for differently...

New clinic offers mental relief

11 months ago - 31 August 2017 | Health

Yolanda NelIn light of a serious shortage of beds at the mental health unit of the Windhoek Central Hospital, a new mental health clinic in...

Lewensverbetering met terapie

1 year - 27 July 2017 | Health

Yolanda NelOp die eerste dag van terapie loop 'n skaam tweejarige dogtertjie die kamer binne. Sy is met 'n amnioband om haar hand gebore, wat...

New hospital for Okahandja soon

1 year - 15 June 2017 | Health

Yolanda NelConstruction plans for a new private hospital for Okahandja are currently being discussed.According to Philip Endjala of the Okahandja municipality, a date has not...

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