Access to health services a concern for Singuruve residents

by editor1 / Oct 10, 2019 / 0 comments

-Lack of access to health services is a concern for residents of Singuruve and surrounding villages in the Kavango West Region.

Health Ministry, UNAM, German Cancer Research Centre join forces to prevent and control silent epidemic in Namibia

by editor1 / Sep 02, 2019 / 0 comments

-Non-communicable diseases such as cancer remain the leading causes of death in Namibia and represent more than 50% of deaths.

WAD celebrates 25th anniversary

by editor1 / Jul 20, 2019 / 0 comments

-Women's Action for Development (WAD) is marking 25 years of its existence.

N$3,4 billion needed to open more health centres around the country

by editor1 / Feb 21, 2019 / 0 comments

The Ministry of Health and Social Services requires N$3,4 billion to implement the new Master Infrastructure Development Plan.

Ministry of Health says Psychiatric Hospital patients safe

by editor1 / Dec 31, 2018 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Health and Social Services has assured the nation it will put in place all the necessary measures to ensure the safety of patients at the State Psychiatric Hospital.

Dr Kalumbi Shangula is new Health Minister

by editor1 / Dec 19, 2018 / 0 comments
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President Hage Geingob has removed Dr Bernard Haufiku as minister of Health and Social Services. Dr Haufiku is replaced by the Deputy Associate Dean of the Unam School of Medicine, Dr Kalumbi Shangula.

SADC members urged to join forces to prevent deadly diseases

by editor1 / Nov 08, 2018 / 0 comments

The SADC Ministers of Health say there is a need for collaboration in the prevention of deadly diseases among member states.

SADC Health Ministers to meet in Windhoek

by editor1 / Nov 05, 2018 / 0 comments
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SADC Ministers responsible for health will be meeting in Namibia's capital to discuss ways to provide and improve quality health care to the region's population.

Laws hinder private sector contribution in Health

by editor1 / Nov 03, 2018 / 0 comments

The Minister of Health and Social Services expressed discontent against the Public Procurement Act and the Public Private Partnership Act saying it hampers the implementation of programmes aimed at uplifting the health sector.

Health Minister calls on health professionals to treat patients with dignity and respect

by editor1 / Oct 23, 2018 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Bernard Haufiku has called on health professionals to treat patients with dignity and respect.