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Commemorating Cancer Awareness Week

1 hour ago | Health

During the first week of August, the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) traditionally commemorates Cancer Awareness Week. This year, with Covid-19 creating many (unwanted and disliked) challenges, CAN won’t host any public days and campaigns,...

Mental health in the spotlight – online

2 hours ago | Health

The World Health Organisation highlights that mental health repercussions regarding the effects that Covid-19 has on people, today and beyond, is becoming a significant problem.For this critical reason, Capricorn Group hosted its seventh Inspire session...

International relations’ office being fumigated

5 days ago - 29 July 2020 | Health

The ministry of international relations and cooperation is fumigating its building as a precautionary measure to ensure that Covid-19 health protocols are adhered to.A circular on Tuesday by the ministry to its staff said all...

Teen-aborsie ondersteuners kap terug

3 weeks ago - 07 July 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected]“Dit is skokkend en betreurenswaardig dat Namibië gedaal het tot op ’n vlak waar iets so grusaamsoos aborsie enigsins vir bespreking op die politieke tafel voorgelê word.”Só sê Ronel Pieters van die Ruach...

Namibia benefits from pharmaceutical agreements

1 month - 30 June 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] with a number of pharmaceutical companies will see access to 20 lifesaving cancertreatments for 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa including Namibia.“With a growing burden of cancer in Africa, it is crucial that...

Doctors support abortion law review

1 month - 18 June 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] prominent Namibian medical doctors have come out in support of a petition calling on Namibia to legalise abortion saying the debate is...

Yoga for hope, yoga from home

1 month - 17 June 2020 | Health

Windhoek • Dr Nikhila Hiremath The rapid changes in today’s world has opened our eyes to the importance of managing positive physical and mental health.With...

Kleintyd droom in eie besigheid verwesenlik

1 month - 16 June 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected]’n Lewensondersteuningskursus het ’n 15-jarige jong man só beïndruk dat hy jare later sy eieparamedikus-onderneming op die been gebring hetMike Hawkins het in...

Thermal cameras for health ministry

1 month - 15 June 2020 | Health

The FirstRand Namibia HOPE (Health Optimisation in a Pandemic Emergency) Fund donated 15 fever screening thermal cameras valued at N$1.4 million to the ministry of...

SA hurdles cause medicine crisis

1 month - 12 June 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] work by private and government parties is underway to address a crisis that has led to depletion or severe scarcities of a...

Medical students want allowance delays resolved

1 month - 12 June 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] health ministry this week confirmed nearly all of the Namibian medicalscholarship students studying in Zambia have received their allowancesfollowing complaints of a...

Renewed call for legal abortions

1 month - 11 June 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] women and men have revived a push for government to set aside thecountry’s 45-year-old apartheid-era abortion law that was binned in South...

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Specialty training for African doctors...

2 months 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...

Watch your mask

2 months 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...

CAN recommences with screening services

2 months 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...

No intensive care units in...

3 months ago - 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...

CAN up and running again

3 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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...

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