health

N$100 million allotted to health sector

by editor1 / Jan 03, 2018 / 0 comments

Government has allocated about N$100 million towards the Ministry of Health and Social Services to create about 167 permanent jobs for nurses, 51 doctors, and train about 150 medical interns this year.

Health experts warn on eating habits during festive season

by editor1 / Dec 31, 2017 / 0 comments

Avoiding eating calories when you just want to enjoy a meal is just impossible.

Health to introduce compulsory name tags for medical personnel

by editor1 / Dec 30, 2017 / 0 comments

Reports of bad attitudes, lack of respect and poor treatment of patients by medical personnel at state health facilities might soon be a thing of the past.

Petronella Masabane appointed acting Health Permanent Secretary

by editor1 / Dec 20, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Petronella Masabane will be Acting Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Health and Social Services until further notice.

Minister Haufiku says Health will restructure in 2018

by editor1 / Dec 13, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Health Ministry has hired a consortium of consultants from the United Kingdom to turn around operations at the Central Medical Stores.

Health experts call for integration of traditional healers into primary health care services

by editor1 / Nov 03, 2017 / 0 comments

-Health experts say there is a need to integrate traditional healers into primary health care to close the treatment gap in some health conditions.

Namibia plans to implement plan for public health security in next financial year

by editor1 / Nov 02, 2017 / 0 comments

-Namibia plans to implement the national action plan for public health security in the next financial year.

Ministry of Health trains 180 people to spray against malaria

by editor1 / Sep 06, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services in the Zambezi Region is hard at work putting preventative measures in place as the rainy season approaches.

Congo fever situation under control

by editor1 / Feb 26, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health says the Congo fever situation is under control.

Health officials denied bail

by editor / Sep 01, 2016 / 0 comments
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otjiwarongomun.org

Fifteen former and current officials accused of defrauding the Health and Social Services Ministry in the Otjozondjupa region of 8,2 million dollars, have appeared in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate's Court.

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