Health minister to operate at Khorixas hospital next week

WINDHOEK: The Minister of Health, Dr Bernard Haufiku says he will return to the district hospital at Khorixas in the Kunene Region next week to operate on patients there.

Dr Haufiku visited the hospital on 24 April and will visit again on 11 May 2015.

He told the National Assembly (NA) during discussions of his ministry’s budget on Friday that the district hospital is one of the cleanest in the country, and he was impressed with how well the hospital is maintained.

The health minister said the hospital has almost all necessary facilities, adding that he visited their theatre and found that their X-ray department is fully functional.

The only complaint was that the supply of toner for the developing of X-rays is sometimes an issue.

Haufiku said he was so impressed that he told the hospital’s management that he would return to work there next Monday.