HIV

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

HIV/Aids testing campaign for the Otjozondjupa Region kicks off

by editor1 / Oct 20, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-A three-day HIV/Aids testing campaign for the Otjozondjupa Region successfully kicked off at the DRC football field.

Namibian men urged to get tested for HIV

by editor1 / Sep 20, 2017 / 0 comments

Health and Social Services Minister Bernard Haufiku has renewed calls for Namibians to get tested for HIV as it is commonly spread by those who do not know their status.

Seventh Day Adventists in Rundu HIV awareness march

by editor1 / Sep 01, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Teenage pregnancies in the Kavango East Region continue to increase drastically every year.

African Union Committee commends Namibia for addressing HIV

by editor1 / Apr 29, 2017 / 0 comments

The African Union Committee on HIV has commended Namibia for its political will in addressing the issue of people living with the virus but said there is a need to ensure that their rights are respected.

Global Fund continues to fund programmes fighting HIV, TB and Malaria

by editor1 / Apr 25, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Global Fund has once again made available an opportunity for countries to apply for new funding for programmes to fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the period of 2017-2019.

To curb HIV-TB co-infection rates, Namibia should continue to provide comprehensive services

by editor / Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

-Namibia should continue to provide comprehensive tuberculosis and HIV services to effectively eradicate TB and adequately treat HIV in the country.

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