Health

The daily challenges of Okuhoko informal settlement

10 months ago - 25 October 2017 | Health

Lack of water, lighting and sanitation are the main problems faced by people living at the Okuhoko informal settlement at Tsandi village in the Omusati Region.The informal settlement was created in 2013 and it is...

Taking healthcare to the people

1 year - 30 August 2017 | Health

The Health Extension Programme (HEP) introduced five years ago in northern Namibia is still going strong amidst noted challenges such as financial constraints.The health ministry initiated the programme to train community health extension workers in...

Progress impresses

1 year - 30 August 2017 | Health

Nelumbu recently presented an “award of commendation” to Namibian’s famous opthalmologist Dr Helena Ndume for her dedication to the prevention of blindness in the country at Omhedi.Nelumbu prepared a poem that was read at the...

Oshakati medical depot serving four ‘O regions’

1 year - 26 July 2017 | Health

All state medical centres in the Ohangwena, Oshikoto, Omusati and Oshana regions get their medical and clinical supplies from the Oshakati medical depot in the Oshana Region.According to the regional pharmacist, Justus Ekandjo, the depot...

Pregnant women get a shelter at Engela

1 year - 31 May 2017 | Health

Pregnant women who were camping in tents opposite the Engela State Hospital in the Ohangwena Region have been moved to a shelter by the health ministry.Women from distant villages had to endure harsh conditions for...

Esiloshisho lyaakiintu mboka yeli momategelelo

1 year - 31 May 2017 | Health

Esiloshisho lyaakiintu yeli momategelelo oshoshimwe omuntu ta vulu okwiilonga okuza momahwahwameko taga ithanwa Safe Motherhood Campaign ngoka guunganekwa kOngwediva Medipark melongelokumwe nombelewa yOmunyekadhi gwaNamibia,...

Oklinika yaMuntele otayi yambulwapo

1 year - 31 May 2017 | Health

Eyambulepo lyokaklinika hoka otali ka etitha ka kale woo ke na okila yomidhimba oshowo iinima yilwe. Monena aakalimo yomOmuntele ohaya ende iinano iile opo ya...

Community nurses improve health status

1 year - 30 November 2016 | Health

Community health extension workers have been praised for their role in enhancing health outreach programmes in villages far from clinics and hospitals.Every village in the...

Onankali village gets new clinic

2 years ago - 31 August 2016 | Health

The problems experienced at the Ndamono clinic at Onankali will soon be something of the past, as the dilapidated building will be replaced with a...

Uuministeli otawu ningi iikonga yekenko lyaalumentu

2 years ago - 01 July 2016 | Health

Oshitopolwa shotango shomahwahwameko ngoka osha tamekele mOshitopolwa shaZambezi, moka ehwahwameko ndyoka tali ithanwa Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) tali kwatelwa komeho kaahikingalo The Dogg naShotgun...

The struggle to bring imaging scanners to the North

2 years ago - 01 July 2016 | Health

One of the first local medical practitioners in Namibia, Professor Fillemon Amaambo, shared some of the challenges experienced over the last 30 years especially bringing...

Ministry rolls out countrywide 'Smart Cut' campaign

2 years ago - 01 July 2016 | Health

The Ministry of Health and Social Services, in collaboration with two local musicians, are touring around the country to raise awareness of the benefits of...