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Kasuto says he won't leave NUNW

National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) president Ismael Kasuto is clinging to the federation’s leadership after a majority of affiliate s...

Muharukua was selfless: Geingob

President Hage Geingob has described the late liberation war heroine Angelika Muharukua as a selfless cadre whose qualities are now rare to find. ...

Nahas Angula speaks like an AK47 - what can he bring?

Swapo 2017: What Have They Done This is the third part in a series where The Villager will analyse what each of 11 Swapo Party top four candida...

We might be left out of congress - Kasuto

Controversially “deposed” president of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) Ismael Kasuto has exclusively told The Villager t...

Ondonga community sues police for harassment

Some members of the Ondonga community want the police officers who harassed them during a peaceful meeting at Okakodhi in Oshikoto prosecuted. ...

Can legacy politics give Ekandjo Swapo's head?

Swapo 2017: What Have They Done This is the second part in a series where The Villager will analyse what each of 11 Swapo Party top four candid...

Health


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...

59 000 Namibians donates blood

The Namibia Blood Transfusion Service (NamBTS) receives about 30 000 units of blood on ...

30 Nams diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

About 30 Namibians have so far been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a non-fatal disease t...

Mental health know-how- key to care

Mental health is a topic that is viewed as the step-child of all illnesses faced by the Nami...

Adolescents in Public Health

Adolescence is considered a period of transition from childhood to adulthood. Adolescents ar...

Health Ministry to review ART guidelines

The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS) will convene to review the current Nation...

Cancer ÔÇô leading killer in Nam

Cancer Association of Namibia, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Rolf Hansen, said that cancer ...

Govt on sanitary care for girls

Young girls in Namibia, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, often have to face ...

Living with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers Danlos is a condition that affects multitudes of people but can be very difficult to ...