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Shifeta to deliver Phosphate mining decision on Thursday

A judgement by tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta on whether to have an environment clearance certificate withheld or granted to Namibia Marine Phos...

Himarwa settles dust over Paheye Primary School chaos … after hostile parents withdrew children

Education minister, Katrina Hanse Himarwa has settled the dust over the drama at Paheye Primary school after allegations that the behavior of the ...

Defence minister denies splashing money on Otjozondjupa farm

Defence minister, Penda Ya Ndakolo, has flatly denied ever purchasing farm Otjisemba located in the Otjozondjupa region, following allegations tha...

It’s time for private sector to stop “waiting and seeing”- Schlettwein

Old Mutual Namibia celebrated the anchoring of its business footprint in Africa last week at an event where finance minister Calle Schlettwein als...

Rugby Africa Gold Cup to start this weekend

The Rugby Africa Gold Cup is expected to kick off this weekend and will be played in a round-robin format across seven match days between the 16th...

Drama unfolds as two men claim paternity over one child

Two men are at each others’ throats fighting over the paternity of a child born to a Katima Mulilo based police officer identified only as S...

Health


Namibians showing up for cancer screening

More Namibians are now showing up for cancer screening at outreach programs held country wide on...

!Naruseb urges Namibians to vaccinate their dogs

Agriculture minister, Alpheus !Naruseb has urged Namibians to vaccinate their dogs against rabie...

President Geingob visits Havana informal settlement

President Hage Geingob visited the Havana informal settlement last week to check the progress of...

Cholera/Hepatitis E outbreak yet to impact township tourism- Shifeta

Environment and tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta has allayed fears that the latest Cholera and H...

Small steps - Big impact, This is how we save a nation from cancer

When a nation of 2, 4 million inhabitants has 10 people diagnosed with cancer on average daily, ...

UNDP, Global Fund and MOHSS join hands on solar for health

The United Nations Development Programme Namibia (UNDP) has collaborated with Global Fund and th...

14 new suspected cases of Hepatitis E recorded

The Health ministry has recorded 14 new suspected cases of Hepatitis E yesterday, according to a...

Thousands HIV positive as World Aids Day beckons

Namibia will join the rest of the world in commemoration of the World Aids Day at a time when an...

Namibian innovators to disrupt sanitation sector

A team of Namibian innovators have come up with a sustainable eco-friendly solution to the sanit...

We are very serious about sex education ÔÇô Steenkamp

Education ministry permanent secretary Sanet Steenkamp said the ministry is very serious about se...

Khomas governor concerned by 13% HIV prevalence rate

The Khomas Region Governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua has raised concern over the increase of HIV Prev...

Namibia reeling with 415 lung cancer cases

With many types of cancer cases arising each day, Namibia are currently reeling with a registered...

First ever HIV impact survey to be conducted

The health ministry, in collaboration with the Namibia Statistics Agency, and key stakeholders wi...

Health to set up teen rehab centre

The Health ministry is in the process of constructing a rehabilitation centre for drugs and alcoh...

Health Laboratory to be constructed in Okahandj

The health ministry is busy constructing the country’s fi rst National Public Health ...

Autism still associated with witchcraft

The Autism Association of Namibia last week told The Villager that people living with autism...

Movember creates cancer awareness

More participants are taking part in the November campaign this year and has access to infor...

Nam records 600 new cancer cases

The Namibia National Cancer Registry (NNCR) has recorded over 600 new cases of cancer in Nam...

Understanding Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Welcome to this week’s edition on Public Health Corner. I will focus on some of the dangers...

CANCERS: WHAT ARE THE CAUSATIVE AGENTS?

In this installment I will shed light on some of causative agents of cancers, real or imagin...

Ovarian Cysts: Are they really cancers in women?

Hi everyone, Hope I find you healthy. After my installment on the prostate cancer, a concern...

Over 300 Namibians on treatment for kidney failure

There are currently over 300 Namibians receiving chronic kidney dialysis treatment while awa...

Knowing more about migraine

A migraine is a headache characterized by excruciating pain affecting one side of the head. ...

Why you might have a TB infection

Hello everyone, welcome to this week’s installment under public health corner. It&rsqu...

Prevention and early detection of prostate cancer

Overview of prostate cancer Prostate cancer begins to grow in the prostate - a gland in...

Cancer facility expansion in need of N$3 million

  The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) needs approximately N$3 million to accomm...

Impact of violence on chronic and infectious diseases

  Dr Martin Luther King once said “Hate begets hate, violence begets violence...

Overview of mental health in Namibia

Welcome to this week’s edition where I will share information on mental health and illness....

Childhood obesity

Thank you for your questions addressed to my previous Public Health Corner contributions. Ho...

MoHSSÔÇÖs N$280m to train specialists

The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) has set aside N$283 million to send about...