Ministry Of Health

Social workers provide psychosocial support to the homeless during COVID-19

by editor1 / May 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-During the panel discussion at the COVID-19 Communication Centre, Ministry of Health and Social Services' Chief Social Worker, Tuhafeni Talia and Christa Hansen, a social worker at the ministry, said they responded to the directive by the President to remove all people without shelter from the street.

Deputy Minister of Health credits swift action for Namibia's success in containing COVID-19

by editor1 / Apr 29, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services says Namibia is doing well in dealing with cases of COVID-19 because the country acted swiftly with preventative measures to curb the pandemic.

Some Ministry of Health employees to receive salaries late

by editor1 / Dec 31, 2018 / 0 comments
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-Some employees in the Ministry of Health and Social Services are unhappy about the delay in their salaries for this month.

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.

Ministry of Health staff complement on the rise

by editor1 / Feb 27, 2018 / 0 comments

-The staff complement in the Ministry of Health and Social Services has increased.

Ministry of Health receives contraceptives worth N$7 million

by editor1 / Feb 09, 2018 / 0 comments

-Access to contraceptives is an essential part of child health care that can help reduce maternal and infant mortality as well as the high incidents of teenage pregnancies in Namibia.

Ministry of Health confirms Windhoek cholera case

by editor1 / Jan 31, 2018 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Health confirmed, in a statement to the media on Wednesday, that a 10-year-old learner from People’s Primary School in Katutura tested positive for cholera.

NAM prepared to deal with possible spread of Cholera

by editor1 / Jan 06, 2018 / 0 comments
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The Ministry of Health and Social Services is fully prepared for any possible spread of the cholera outbreak from neighbouring Zambia, Interim Health Permanent Secretary, David Uirab told NAMPA.

Ministry of Health starts 'Smart Generation Campaign' to test more young people for HIV

by editor1 / Sep 26, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health's Directorate of Special Programmes has kicked off its 'Smart Generation Campaign' on a positive note.

Ministry of Health launches nursing excellence award

by editor1 / Aug 31, 2017 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Health and Social has launched a nursing excellence award to reward nurses who are making extraordinary contributions to the care of patients.