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WHO donates cellphones to health ministry for polio surveillance

by editor1 / Oct 16, 2019 / 0 comments

-World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Representative to Namibia, Charles Sagoe-Moses on Wednesday handed over 57 cellphones to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) to help with detecting polio and other diseases for timely response.

Public urged to report suspected Congo fever cases

by editor1 / May 15, 2019 / 0 comments

The public has been urged to immediately report any suspected cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever to the relevant health authorities.

WHO representative sheds lights on infant mortality rate in Namibia

by editor1 / Feb 25, 2018 / 0 comments

-More than 800 women die from pregnancy or childbirth related complications around the world every day.

Access to maternity waiting homes prevents complications for mothers and newborns

by editor1 / Feb 24, 2018 / 0 comments

-More than 800 women die from pregnancy or childbirth related complications around the world every day.

Over 800 women die worldwide from pregnancy or childbirth related complications daily - WHO

by editor1 / Feb 22, 2018 / 0 comments

More than 800 women die from pregnancy or childbirth related complications around the world every day.

WHO shocked at growing rate of non-communicable diseases

by editor1 / Oct 23, 2017 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation (WHO) expressed shock at the growing rate of non-communicable diseases and is urging governments to take action.

World Health Organisation declares Somalia polio-free

by editor1 / Aug 16, 2017 / 0 comments

The World Health Organisation has declared Somalia polio-free.

Nigerian government calls for extra vigilance on Ebola

by editor1 / May 14, 2017 / 0 comments
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-The Nigerian government has called for extra vigilance for the symptoms of Ebola. That comes after the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced an outbreak in the DRC.

#Good Morning Namibia-Former WHO Representative to Namibia

by editor / Feb 07, 2017 / 0 comments

For many decades there has been a need for more effective means to combat epidemics on the continent. The devastating Ebola outbreak between 2013 and 2016 that claimed over 11 000 lives across West Africa was further proof of this need.

WHO calls for increased tax on sugary drinks

by editor / Oct 19, 2016 / 0 comments

The world's population is in the grip of non-communicable diseases linked to the consumption of much sugar.

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