Health

No safe way to smoke

1 week ago - 27 May 2020 | Health

Observing World No Tobacco Day on Sunday (31 May), the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN)reaffirms their position that there is no safe way to smoke.“We call on the ministry of health and social services and...

Specialty training for African doctors

1 week ago - 22 May 2020 | Health

The Merck Foundation together with African First Ladies continue their strategy to provide specialty training for African doctors by providing a one-year diploma and two-year master degree in both Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine and Diabetes for...

Watch your mask

3 weeks ago - 13 May 2020 | Health

Healthcare workers are worried about the improper use of face masks by members of the public, after it became compulsory to wear during stage two of the Covid-19 lockdown.According to technical medical officer Dr Appolo...

CAN recommences with screening services

4 weeks ago - 05 May 2020 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) is happy to announce the recommencement of cancer screening services Cervical screenings and clinical breast examinations will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday morning between 08:00 to 12:00....

No intensive care units in Omaheke

1 month - 27 April 2020 | Health

The Omaheke regional council is concerned about the lack of an intensive care unit (ICU) inthe region.During a Regional Disaster Risk Management Committee (RDRMC) meeting held in Gobabislast week, Omaheke regional director of health and...

CAN up and running again

1 month - 23 April 2020 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia announced that their essential services permit has been issued and that they are once again ready to continue assisting cancer...

More sanitary goods for health

1 month - 17 April 2020 | Health

The National Special Risks Insurance Association (Nasria) donated sanitary goods to the ministry of health and social services.In a statement, Nasria managing director (MD) Ndjoura...

Maternal healthcare fails dismally

1 month - 16 April 2020 | Health

Most expectant mothers are confronted with myriad challenges ranging from the inability to access health facilities, being forced to deliver at home due to limited...

Suicides could spike amidst Covid-19

1 month - 16 April 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] economic and emotional battering from the fall-out of the Covid-19 pandemic could lead to increased suicides and mental health problems in Namibia....

NAMFISA watching medical funds

1 month - 07 April 2020 | Health

Medical aid funds may not restrict members' use of benefits in relation with the diagnosing and treating of Covid-19, manager of corporate communications at the...

SA to make own ventilators

1 month - 06 April 2020 | Health

Denel’s ventilator production project, which is to produce ventilators to help the South Africa’s health services cope with the expected flood of Covid-19 patients, is...

Residents undermine lockdown regulations

2 months ago - 03 April 2020 | Health

Health and social services minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, said there are serious concerns about certain individuals undermining the objectives of the lockdown.He said the actions...

Health

One-stop Covid info centre opens

2 months ago - 03 April 2020 | Health

A Covid-19 communication centre that serves as a one-stop communications hub for the media, officials from different ministries, other organisations as well as the public,...

Protective gear for NamPol

2 months ago - 03 April 2020 | Health

The Ohlthaver & List Group (O&L) donated 13 000 pairs of gloves and 2 000 bottles of hand sanitiser to the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)...

Health facilities remain open

2 months ago - 31 March 2020 | Health

The Katutura State Hospital and other health facilities will continue to operate as usual, the Executive Director in the Ministry of Health and Social Services,...

Stop, collaborate and listen

2 months ago - 26 March 2020 | Health

Special Advisor to the Vice President on health matters, Dr Bernard Haufiku, has called on Namibians to adhere to measures put in place in the...

Healthcare distributors accused of price...

2 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Health

The price of healthcare and hygiene products have been artificially hiked by some retailers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. This including distributors, pharmacies...

Criticism of quarantine grows

2 months ago - 24 March 2020 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected]“We don’t expect a four-star hotel or meals, but we fear that under these circumstances we will be infected with other diseases,” a...

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