HIV

Henties Bay residents asked to test for HIV

by editor1 / Dec 07, 2018 / 0 comments

A community councillor is urging Henties Bay residents to go for HIV testing, so that they receive treatment early if their results are positive.

Windhoek commemorates World Aids Day

by editor1 / Dec 07, 2018 / 0 comments

The City of Windhoek, in collaboration with UNAIDS, Red Cross and the Ministry of Health and Social Services, commemorated Worlds AIDS Day at the Havana Informal settlement in Windhoek.

HIV rate remains high in Kavango East

by editor1 / Dec 06, 2018 / 0 comments

The Kavango East remains one of the regions with the highest HIV/AIDS infections now standing at 14,5%.

PEPFAR gives N$700 000 to communities in Namibia

by editor1 / Nov 16, 2018 / 0 comments
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New Era

The US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) handed over grants to three community based orgnisations in Zambezi and Kavango regions.

PEPFAR to provide N$1 billion towards combating HIV/AIDS in Namibia

by editor1 / Jun 22, 2018 / 0 comments

The US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) wll provide N$1 billion towards combating HIV/AIDS in Namibia.

Katima Mulilo Clinic records Zero Percent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

by editor1 / May 16, 2018 / 0 comments

Katima Mulilo Clinic in the Zambezi Region achieved zero percent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, in 2017. This was revealed by the newly appointed US Ambassador to Namibia Lisa Johnson.

Namibia close to achieving HIV epidemic control

by editor1 / Mar 26, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-Namibia is close to achieving HIV epidemic control. The Ministry of Health and Social Services says the country aims to become the first in Africa to declare elimination of mother to child transmission.

HIV activist encourages fellow Namibians to get tested and know their HIV status

by editor1 / Dec 01, 2017 / 0 comments

-Delila Uuwanga, who has been living with HIV for 17 years, wants people use World AIDS Day to get tested for the virus so they can now their HIV status.

New statistics show national HIV prevalence declined

by editor1 / Dec 01, 2017 / 0 comments

-Namibia has made great strides towards the fights against HIV with the latest sentinel survey report showing the HIV prevalence declining from 18,2% in 2014 to 16,9% last year.

President Geingob discourages gossiping about fellow citizens' HIV status

by editor1 / Dec 01, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-President Hage Geingob has urged Namibians to discourage the practice of stigmatizing and gossiping the HIV status of fellow Namibian

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