Juliet Kavetuna

Health Ministry to recruit unemployed graduate nurses

by editor1 / Jun 13, 2018 / 0 comments

The Ministry of Health and Social Services is in the process of recruiting unemployed graduate nurses amidst financial constraints.

Health ministry says mental health care policies severely neglected

by editor1 / May 26, 2017 / 0 comments

Although there are policies, programmes and laws on mental health in the country, this component is severely neglected and in need of a dire progressive approach.

Persons tested HIV positive implored to enrol for ARV treatment soonest

by editor / Sep 25, 2016 / 0 comments

All persons who have tested HIV positive are implored to enroll for ARV treatment soonest, to suppress the disease and prevent new infections. The public health facilities have recorded 42 000 patients, who have not enrolled for treatment since detection.

Many HIV positive Namibians not registered for ART

by producers / Aug 31, 2016 / 0 comments

Forty two thousand Namibians who tested HIV positive have not registered to get anti-retroviral therapy to suppress the virus and stop the progression of the pandemic. Health and Social Service Deputy Minister, Juliet Kavetuna says, Namibia is a champion in the world and the continent in providing free Anti-retroviral therapy to people living with HIV to prolong their lives.

Kavetuna worried about high teenage pregnancy rate

by producers / Aug 26, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services has expressed concern about the high teenage pregnancy rate in Namibia. Speaking during the launch of the Anti-retroviral Treatment (ART) 'Teach One, One Teach All' project at Eenhana in the Ohangwena Regtion, Juliet Kavetuna said it was a worrisome issue seeing that the ministry had made provision for free contraceptives.

Over 3000 people died of HIV/AIDS related ailments in 2014 - Health Ministry

by editor / Aug 03, 2016 / 0 comments

The Health and Social Services Ministry has revealed that 3 610 people died of HIV/AIDS related ailments in 2014. These statistics were revealed by the Deputy Minister, Juliet Kavetuna, during the hiring of 100 new health care workers at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region.