Health

Halving malaria now more achievable

6 minutes ago | Health

In a new study focusing on Central African countries, it is believed that halving malaria deaths is more achievable than eliminating the disease by 2030. In a press release by medicine giant Novartis, malaria experts...

Cancer screening on campus

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2019 | Health

Rena StephanusA group of second year Social Work students at the University of Namibia (UNAM), together with the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN), offered breast cancer and pap smear screenings at the main campus.As part...

Health care at all hours

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Health

The Katutura Health Centre now operates 24 hours a day, providing care throughout the year. The hope is that extending the facility's operating hours will lessen the pressure on the nearby Katutura state hospital and...

Think pink!

1 month - 11 September 2019 | Health

Breast and cervical cancers remain a serious concern in Namibia, with 2 474 cases of breast cancer that have been reported to the National Cancer Registry, managed by the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN), between...

Commemorate together

1 month - 11 September 2019 | Health

World Lymphoma Awareness Day is commemorated on 15 September every year and is dedicated to raising awareness of lymphoma, an increasingly common form of cancer. It is a global initiative hosted by the Lymphoma Coalition,...

Get moving couch potato!

1 month - 06 September 2019 | Health

8 September marks World Physiotherapy Day and with the warmer weather, there’s no excuse to not spend the day outdoors. According to Physiotherapy Namibia, looking...

Health ministry shuns new incinerator

1 month - 04 September 2019 | Health

Windhoek • Claudia ReiterAlmost daily, dark plumes of smoke rise from the old incinerator located next to the Katutura State Hospital, in spite of the...

CAN helps with HPV testing

1 month - 03 September 2019 | Health

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) has just launched the first national HPV screening programme, which aims to contribute to preventing cervical cancer in Namibia.The...

Vuil hospitaal hou aan skok

1 month - 03 September 2019 | Health

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel’n Jong ma van die hoofstad moes verlede week haar baba na die Katutura staatshospitaal neem om haar kleintjie vir geelsug te...

Eat healthy, live healthy, know your body

2 months 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...

Windhoek: A city for cyclists?

3 months ago - 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...

Hep E nou ook in Reho

4 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...

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Showing support for MS Namibia

4 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...

Red die borste

4 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 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...

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