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Fighting cervical cancer together

8 hours ago | Health

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract. Most sexually active women and men will be infected at some point in their lives and some may be repeatedly infected.HPV is...

Covid stats in the spotlight

1 day - 14 January 2021 | Health

As the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise in Namibia, the US Embassy also continues to provide support to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) to respond to the challenges posed by...

Minor amendments to Covid-19 regulations

2 days ago - 13 January 2021 | Health

The measures announced on 23 December 2020 to control and prevent Covid-19 lapse at midnight tonight, with health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula saying earlier today that the situation has since worsened since his last announcement.“It...

Beste MIV-behandelingsopsies vir pasgeborenes

1 month - 26 November 2020 | Health

Navorsers van die Universiteit Stellenbosch (US) is op soek na die veiligste en doeltreffendste behandeling vir babas met ’n hoё risiko om MIV op te doen. “Babas met MIV maak ’n klein deel van die...

Another set of wheels for EMA

1 month - 23 November 2020 | Health

EMA Rescue Service recently received their second ambulance for Windhoek and that will serve the public and assist everyone in case of an emergency, no matter if the patient has medical aid or not.The ambulance...

Hepatitis-E slows down

1 month - 23 November 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] new hepatitis-E fatalities have been reported in Namibia since 3 March, when the death toll stood at 65. The Covid-19 pandemic has...

Children face trifecta of threats amidst Covid

1 month - 23 November 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] for the direct consequence of the Covid-19 itself, children face interruption in essentialservices and increasing poverty and inequality.During the World Children’s Day...

Rotary celebrates healthcare workers

1 month - 20 November 2020 | Health

The Rotary Club in Namibia sets a day aside to appreciate and celebrate healthcare workers. This will take place at the Am Weinberg Hotel on...

Namibia included in international diabetes program

1 month - 16 November 2020 | Health

This past Saturday (14 November) marked World Diabetics Day and in an effort to increase awareness across Africa, Asia and Latin America, the Merck Foundation...

TB-studie werp lig op siekte ontwikkeling

2 months ago - 02 November 2020 | Health

’n Studie deur navorsers aan die Universiteit Stellenbosch (US) het gewys dat sekere mense se immuunstelsel anders as die norm reageer wanneer hulle blootgestel word...

Grieving parents sue health ministry for millions

2 months ago - 29 October 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] pair of grieving parents is suing the health ministry for between N$2 million and N$3 million for breach of duties and gross...

US donates face shields, swabs

2 months ago - 20 October 2020 | Health

The American Embassy in Namibia donated 11 000 face shields and 3000 nasal testing swabs packaged with specimen transport media tubes to the ministry of...

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Confronting pandemic fears

3 months ago - 16 October 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] the normalisation of Covid-19 over the past year, stigmatisation has waned but experts caution that confronting fear-based discrimination must remain a priority...

Chasing down HIV hotspots

3 months ago - 14 October 2020 | Health

As part of the effort to expand HIV services in Namibia, the US Embassy in Namibia has provided two Toyota Hiluxes and two Toyota Land...

Innoverende Covid-behandeling red lewens, bespaar...

3 months ago - 08 October 2020 | Health

Te midde van die Covid-19-pandemie het dokters by Tygerberg-hospitaal in Suid-Afrika ’n waagmoedige, minder bekende behandeling toegepas, wat nie net die ventilatortekort omseil het wat...

Muinjangue visits Omaheke health centres

3 months ago - 05 October 2020 | Health

Health deputy minister Esther Muinjangue paid a courtesy call on the governor of the Omaheke region Pijoo Nganate on Friday as part of her weeklong...

PEPFAR assistance to Namibia continues

3 months ago - 30 September 2020 | Health

US Ambassador Lisa Johnson announced that the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) will contribute U$89 million to Namibia in 2021 to fight...

Take a breath at The...

3 months ago - 24 September 2020 | Health

“I read a quote recently that said it doesn’t matter how you start with yoga, it works either way,” says Lara-Lyn Ahrens of the Yoga...

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