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ICU bed occupancy reduced by half

7 hours ago | Health

Health minister Kalumbi Shangula said the hospital bed occupancy rate, especially in intensive care units, has significantly improved in most of the regions, following a decline in the Coronavirus (Covid-19) infection rate over the past...

Book your cancer screening now

9 hours ago | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia hosts the next Women's Health Community Clinic in Windhoek on Thursday (5 August 2021), when screenings are carried out for cervical (Pap smear) and breast (clinical breast examination) cancers. Bring...

#LoveProtects

3 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Health

The office of First Lady Monica Geingos in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Services has set up a mobile psychosocial support centre that offers free psychosocial support to members of the public.The...

WCH field hospital commissioned

3 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Health

A new 70-bed capacity field hospital for Covid-19 patients at the Windhoek Central Hospital was commissioned on Thursday.The facility is an initiative by the Namibia Chamber of Commerce (NCCI) through its private sector coalition to...

Further medical donations from Germany

5 days ago - 28 July 2021 | Health

The governments of Namibia and Germany announced the arrival of a further consignment of medical supplies from that country to assist with government’s efforts to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 and its impacts on the...

Testing for Covid: How its done

5 days ago - 28 July 2021 | Health

Swakopmund • [email protected] recent public outcry regarding false positives and negatives in Covid-19 testing Dr Iyaloo Konstantinus of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) shed...

University sets up temporary vaccination site

6 days ago - 27 July 2021 | Health

The University of Namibia (UNAM) has opened up a 10-day vaccination clinic to support the Ministry of Health in efforts to expand vaccination sites to...

286 641 residents to be vaccinated March ’22

6 days ago - 27 July 2021 | Health

Khomas region governor, Laura McLeod-Katjirua, said the region has so far vaccinated 57 897 people and aims to vaccinate at least 286 641 of its...

DBN donates equipment to clinic

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Health

The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) donated N$88 000 worth of medical equipment consisting of a sterilizer machine, eight mobile hospital curtains, 10 oxygen regulators...

High-tech equipment for vaccination drive

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Health

The United States donated 176 tablet and 53 laptops along with 250 remote temperature monitoring devices and 2 000 terabytes in hard-drive capacity to the...

Testing times: Easing the sample burden

1 week ago - 21 July 2021 | Health

While many people know what it is like to be tested for Covid-19, only a few people know what happens to the samples once the...

Exceptional first week

1 week ago - 21 July 2021 | Health

During the first week of the Breathe Namibia campaign, more than 50 oxygenators were delivered to nine towns, with recipients in Mariental, Rehoboth, Gobabis, Ondangwa,...

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Drive-through vaccination station – here’s...

2 weeks ago - 19 July 2021 | Health

The vaccination drive-through and walk-in station at the Windhoek show grounds starts tomorrow (Tuesday, 20 July).Entrance to the show grounds is from Bell Street only,...

Drive-through vaccination station opens

2 weeks ago - 16 July 2021 | Health

As from Tuesday (20 July), a vaccination drive-through station starts operating at the Windhoek Showgrounds Vaccinations will be done Tuesdays through Sundays from 10:00 to...

More German assistance arrives

2 weeks ago - 16 July 2021 | Health

Another aeroplane, an A400 of the German Armed Forces, delivered more equipment (20 000 safety goggles and 40 000 Rapid Antigen Tests) to Namibia in...

Teen pregnancies continue to rise

2 weeks ago - 14 July 2021 | Health

The rate of teenage pregnancy in Namibia has increased over the past five years, with 3 676 teenagers falling pregnant so far in 2021.These statistics...

More Sinopharm on the way...

2 weeks ago - 13 July 2021 | Health

The director of health for the Khomas region, Tomas Ukola, said 150 000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine are expected to arrive in Namibia by the...

Privateer orders 700 oxygen concentrators...

2 weeks ago - 13 July 2021 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] Windhoeker with knowledge of the medical equipment industry’s offer to help people import oxygen concentrators at cost because some local distributors’ profits...

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