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Honderde sien weer beter

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Health

Yolanda Nel – Daar het letterlik honderde mense Donderdag by die Windhoek sentrale hospitaal opgedaag ná oogkundiges kragte saamgesnoer het om oogtoetse teen N$20 aan minder bevoorregte lede van die gemeenksap te bied.“Ons het meer...

Halfway on, world off mark in AIDS war

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Health

Moses Magadza - A senior United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) official says although notable progress has been made against the disease, the world is still off the mark with the targets related...

A recipe for health

2 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Health

October is health and hygiene promotion month and on Thursday, the City of Windhoek (CoW) will reiterate the importance of washing your hands with soap and water.This year's theme, 'Clean hands, a recipe for health',...

Oogkundiges ploeg in gemeenskap terug

1 week ago - 08 October 2018 | Health

Yolanda Nel - Versiende, bysiende of swaksiende, indien jy nie ’n mediese fonds het nie, is nou jou kans om jou oë te laat toets.’n Groep oogkundiges bied Donderdag hul dienste aan by die Windhoek...

Food bank roll-out full steam ahead

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2018 | Health

Jana-Mari SmithThe roll out of Namibia’s food bank programme has gained momentum in the past year following the completion of the two-year pilot phase in the Khomas region where 5 000 households currently benefit. ...

Suicides continue to rock the country

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2018 | Health

Namibia's suicide rate is the fourth highest in Africa after Mozambique, Tanzania and Burundi, and 11th in the world.“In Namibia, as elsewhere, self-directed violence is...

Plan dedicated to women

1 month - 17 September 2018 | Health

In an effort to support women, fight cancer and financially contribute to the national cancer outreach programme and women’s health clinics, an insurance product has...

Menstruation is a reality

1 month - 27 August 2018 | Health

Jemima Beukes - Namibia can no longer shy away from the reality of young, impoverished girls standing hopeless in school lines while blood is running...

­Mending broken hearts

2 months 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...

Rehoboth tref eie voorsorg maatreëls

3 months ago - 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...

Khomas moet skoner

4 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...

Make quality healthcare a priority

6 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...

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New hope for new moms

7 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

10 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

10 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...

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