Category Archives: Health

Meatco probes reports that processed meats cause cancer

Windhoek: Following the publication of a report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) regarding a reported link between processed meat and colorectal cancer, the World Health Organisation …

HIV/Aids Combination Prevention Strategy launched

KEETMANSHOOP: Health minister Bernhard Haufiku launched the Combination Prevention Strategy to combat HIV and AIDS at the World AIDS Day event in Lüderitz on Tuesday.

The strategy comprises social and …

HIV statistics alarming: Kavetuna

Health and Social Services Deputy Minister Juliet Kavetuna says HIV prevalence rate indicates one in 10 people in Namibia is HIV positive which is a prevalence of 13.4 per cent.…

Voting ‘boring’ at some places in //Karas

By 11h00 Friday morning, a deafening silence could be felt at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital polling station for Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency.

Not a single voter was in sight.

By then, …

Ministry of Health and Social Services starts campaign to clean up premises of health facilities countrywide

WINDHOEK: The Ministry of Health and Social Services yesterday started a campaign to clean up the premises of all health facilities countrywide.

The ministry called on all health professionals that …

Namibian pharmaceuticals most expensive in SADC

WINDHOEK: Minister of Health Dr. Bernhard Haufiku revealed this week that Namibia was paying the highest amount in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for drugs acquired for state patients.…

Minister reveals that Namibia paying highest amount in SADC for drugs acquired for State patients

WINDHOEK: Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernhard Haufiku revealed this week that Namibia was paying the highest amount in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for drugs acquired …

Namibian pharmaceuticals most expensive in SADC

WINDHOEK: Minister of Health Dr. Bernhard Haufiku revealed this week that Namibia was paying the highest amount in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for drugs acquired for state patients.…