Parliamentary Standing Committee conducts regional consultations on suicide and GBV

by editor1 / Jun 07, 2019 / 0 comments

Cases of gender-based violence (GBV) and suicide are becoming a cause for concern in the Kavango East Region.

MoHSS launches report on suicide prevalence and interventions

by editor1 / Oct 26, 2018 / 0 comments
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The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) on Thursday launched a report on the national study of prevalence and interventions for suicide, in the capital.

Ministry of Health to draft national suicide prevention and treatment strategic plan

by editor1 / Oct 22, 2018 / 0 comments
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-Suicide is the second leading cause of death in Namibia. As a result, the Ministry of Health and Social Services wants to come up with a national prevention and treatment strategic plan on suicide.

Erongo social workers determined to fight suicide

by editor1 / Sep 26, 2018 / 0 comments

In light of the high suicide rate plaguing the country, social workers have increased their efforts in raising suicide awareness in the Erongo Region.

Study reveals depression cause of high suicide rate

by editor1 / Sep 14, 2018 / 0 comments

Findings released by the Ministry of Health and Social Services revealed that depression is one of the leading causes of suicide in Namibia.

Intelligence official Paulus Shilunga commits suicide

by editor1 / Sep 11, 2018 / 0 comments

A senior Namibia Central Intelligence Service (NCIS) official suspected of having defrauding the agency of about N$17 million has committed suicide.

Health Ministry to launch suicide study

by editor1 / Sep 10, 2018 / 0 comments

A study on suicide conducted by the Ministry of Health and Social Services is expected to be launched in October.

Windhoek-based lawyer Chris Brandt commits suicide

by editor1 / Aug 28, 2018 / 0 comments

The Namibian Police today confirmed that prominent Windhoek lawyer Christ Brandt had committed suicide.

Man commits suicide in front of Katima Mulilo Police Station

by editor1 / May 06, 2018 / 0 comments

-A man committed suicide in front of the Katima Mulilo Police Station in the Zambezi Region on Saturday afternoon.

NDF member commits suicide at Katima Mulilo

by editor1 / Mar 22, 2018 / 0 comments

While Namibians woke up on Wednesday to celebrate 28 years of independence, a 56-year-old member of the Namibian Defence Force, at Katima Mulilo, got dressed in full uniform, went to work and hanged himself in his office.