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Eat healthy, live healthy, know your body

1 week ago - 11 August 2019 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) hosts the Cancer Awareness Week during the first week of August every year, and 2019 was no different. In this time, CAN invites Namibians from all walks of life...

Windhoek: A city for cyclists?

1 month - 14 July 2019 | Health

Windhoek • Lisa Plank There are no special routes for cyclists in Windhoek; cars drive carelessly, the area is mountainous and it is usually very hot. So, not the ideal place to get comfortable on...

Hep E nou ook in Reho

2 months ago - 16 June 2019 | Health

Die Rehoboth dorpsraad het vroeër hierdie week gesê die ministerie van gesondheid en maatskaplike dienste het ’n hepatitis E-uitbreking op die dorp aangekondig.In hierdie lig het die dorpsraad inwoners aangemoedig om op hul hoede te...

Biking about

2 months ago - 09 June 2019 | Health

The High Commission of India in Namibia marked UN World Bicycle Day and the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth earlier this week, by handing over bicycles to 15 deserving learners of the Immanuel Shifidi...

Showing support for MS Namibia

2 months ago - 02 June 2019 | Health

Yolanda Nel “It's like placing your hand on an electric fence and it zaps you, except the voltage runs through you all day, every day.”That is how someone living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) explains what...

Red die borste

2 months ago - 26 May 2019 | Health

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel Hierdie entrepreneur wil graag in sy gemeenskap terugploeg en dus het hy besluit om geld in te samel om bystand te...

Hands On Autism: Register now

3 months ago - 12 May 2019 | Health

Yolanda Nel Hands On Autism hosts a workshop facilitated by the Autism Association of Namibia in July and interested parties are invited to register.According to...

No more heavy breathing

3 months ago - 28 April 2019 | Health

Bank Windhoek’s visiting on-site clinic recently held a two-day second respiratory health clinic in Windhoek for employees. Combined with a Breathe Easier Than Before campaign,...

Quick cure with vinegar

4 months ago - 14 April 2019 | Health

The US Ambassador to Namibia, Lisa Johnson, recently presented certificates of completion to healthcare providers from the Khomas region who have been trained on the...

'Green' sanitary pads to debut

5 months ago - 03 March 2019 | Health

Windhoek • Jemima BeukesElsebé Engelbrecht is a hospitality and tourism graduate who started her own business initiative. She, like most Namibian youth, struggled to find...

Rare diseases in the spotlight

6 months ago - 17 February 2019 | Health

Yolanda NelA rare disease medical seminar takes place in Windhoek on 28 February to raise awareness amongst those affected by it.According to Bianca Özcan of...

Etegameno Rehab year long closure most worrying

6 months ago - 10 February 2019 | Health

Catherine Sasman Despite the pervasive problem of substance abuse in the country, the only state rehabilitation facility, Etegameno Rehabilitation and Resource Centre, has remained closed...

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Care for back and neck...

8 months ago - 10 December 2018 | Health

Namibia Health Risk Solutions (NHRS) inaugurated its Back and Neck Rehabilitation Centre in the capital last week. The centre, which is the first of its...

Boost for public health

8 months ago - 03 December 2018 | Health

Jana-Marie Smith - A team of 28 Namibian medical specialists have completed a Namibia Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (NamFELTP) to boost the country's...

52 suspected anthrax cases reported

8 months ago - 03 December 2018 | Health

At least 52 people who have handled or eaten dead goats are suspected to have been infected by anthrax in Namibia. The disease, which is...

Busy month for Diabetes Foundation

9 months ago - 12 November 2018 | Health

Diabetes affects more and more Namibians each year, yet few people are aware of the extent of the problem.In this vein, the Namibia Diabetes Lifestyle...

On-site clinic for staff

9 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Health

Bank Windhoek recently opened a visiting on-site clinic in the capital, providing primary healthcare services and wellness support services to employees, delivered by licensed service...

Honderde sien weer beter

10 months 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...

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