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More Pfizer BioNTech arrives

4 hours ago | Health

The United States government donated 124 000 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to Namibia. The vaccines arrived last Friday, following the first consignment of 100 620 doses that arrived on 24 September.To date,...

Masks, gowns for Health

1 day - 26 October 2021 | Health

When the third Covid wave hit Namibia, the request for assistance was also heard by Support Ulm e.V. in Germany, and Prof. Dr. Heinz Maier, who heads up this non-governmental organisation, immediately started to mobilize...

ICU beds donated to Health

1 week ago - 20 October 2021 | Health

The US government donated 70 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds worth more than N$700 000 to the health ministry, that will distribute it to eight health facilities: Katutura, Rundu, Oshakati, and Onandjokwe Intermediate Hospitals, as...

Airtime in exchange for a jab

1 week ago - 20 October 2021 | Health

MTC has launched a national campaign in efforts to assist government in having 60% of the population vaccinated against Covid-19 by March 2022.Launching the 081VAXUP campaign, MTC’s Tim Ekandjo said the company decided to use...

Women, newborn health in the spotlight

1 week ago - 19 October 2021 | Health

Health and social services minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula launched a national guideline aimed at providing up-to-date guidance on the provision of quality and equitable services to improve the health of women, newborns and children on...

Khomasdal market the cleanest

1 week ago - 17 October 2021 | Health

The Khomasdal market was crowned the cleanest market in Windhoek in the small markets category while Wernhil Flea market took first prize in the big...

Covid-19: Compliance measures further relaxed

1 week ago - 15 October 2021 | Health

The current Covid-19 Public Health Regulations will expire at midnight tonight, Friday, 15 October 2021. With the trend of declining Covid-19 positive cases, decreasing hospitalizations...

Health & wellness: Covid impact needs more studies

2 weeks ago - 13 October 2021 | Health

It is no secret that the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on our mental health. Yet, the global extent of this impact remains largely...

Mental Health Bill heads to Parliament

2 weeks ago - 12 October 2021 | Health

The Mental Health Bill, which will replace the obsolete Mental Health Act of 1973, is expected to be tabled in Parliament early next year.Senior mental...

Fight against HIV continues

2 weeks ago - 08 October 2021 | Health

US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jess Long announced that the United States would contribute US$90.4 million in 2022 towards Namibia’s fight against AIDS through the US...

Grim Amnesty report attracts government attention

2 weeks ago - 07 October 2021 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] say they are eager to study and apply the recommendations contained in a grim Amnesty International report detailing widespread human rights violations...

Eye clinic gets N$1.5 million

3 weeks ago - 04 October 2021 | Health

Windhoek [email protected] Namdia Foundation handed over an Optical Coherence Tomography machine as part of a N$1.5 million donation to the Windhoek Eye Clinic on Friday.The...

Health

Breast cancer and the elderly:...

4 weeks ago - 29 September 2021 | Health

Dr Justus ApffelstaedtDownscaling of treatment has been a buzzword in breast cancer treatment for the last couple of years. It means that medical, surgical and...

More AZ vax for Nam

4 weeks ago - 28 September 2021 | Health

Chargé d’Affaires of the German embassy Andreas Götze handed over 200 000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived on 22 September to health minister Kalumbi...

Pfizer vaccines arrive, thanks to...

4 weeks ago - 28 September 2021 | Health

The US embassy in Windhoek announced the donation of 100 620 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine as part of the US government’s global efforts...

250 beds planned for Ramatex

1 month - 21 September 2021 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] new emergency care unit at Ramatex will have a bed capacity of about 200, as well as 50 beds for the hospital's...

Omaheke: Misinformation hampering vaccinations

1 month - 20 September 2021 | Health

Governor of the Omaheke region Pijoo Nganate said the region is struggling to convince inhabitants to get vaccinated against Covid-19 due to conspiracy theories and...

Vaccination station heads to the...

2 months ago - 11 August 2021 | Health

The first drive-through and walk-in vaccination station at the coast will open on 17 August 2021 in Walvis Bay, and move to Swakopmund on 31...

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