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Namibia , Monday 19 February 2018

News Namibia » Health: Feature: Hepatitis E outbreak cripples hair trade in Windhoek slum

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/19/c_136985823.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

So far, over 746 cases of hepatitis E have been reported by the Ministry of Health and Social Services. WINDHOEK, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- As Namibia battles with the Hepatitis E outbreak, hair traders operating in Havana informal settlement in the capital ...

News Namibia » Health: Namibia Prime Minister Pays Tribute to Heroes in Santiago de Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24767&SEO=namibia-prime-minister-pays-tribute-to-heroes-in-santiago-de-cuba
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

I reiterate to the people of Cuba, on behalf of Namibia and Africa, our greatest respect, love and admiration,' she said, thanking Cubans for their collaboration in defense of basic human rights, such as health and education, in various latitudes of the ...

News Namibia » Health: Namibia break new ground

News channel or source: https://www.namibian.com.na/64272/read/Namibia-break-new-ground
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

MEDSCHEME Namibia, the administrators of Namibia Health Plan (NHP) medical aid scheme, on Wednesday evening unveiled its new premises in Windhoek. THE Namibian Seaflower Women's hockey team broke new ground by finishing ninth at the 2018 Women's Indoor ...

News Namibia » Health: Hundreds of lives at risk following an outbreak of Hepatitis E in Namibia

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/namibia/hundreds-lives-risk-following-outbreak-hepatitis-e-namibia
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The student has since been treated and discharged from hospital, but the ministry of health is monitoring the cholera case and following up on everyone who had links to it. Representatives from the Namibia Red Cross Society, UNICEF and World Health ...

News Namibia » Health: UNFPA helps Namibia's battle against high teenage pregnancy

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2018-02/09/content_50458667.htm
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The donation was presented to Namibia's Health Minister Benhard Haufiku by UNFPA Representative Dennia Gayle at a ceremony in Windhoek. Incidence of teenage pregnancies in Namibia stands at 19 percent; the rate is as high as 35 percent in some regions.

News Namibia » Health: 'Choral Singing in Namibia and South Africa'

News channel or source: http://www.luther.edu/music/department/know-the-score/?story_id=802354
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

In addition, the students on the trip experienced the history of Namibia and were introduced to its fight for ... Her primary area of research is vocal health within a choral ensemble. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in music from Luther, a Master of Music ...

News Namibia » Health: Namibia hepatitis E outbreak tops 600

News channel or source: http://outbreaknewstoday.com/namibia-hepatitis-e-outbreak-tops-600/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Since early Sep. 2017, Namibia has reported 643 hepatitis E cases ... two areas use communal water points and 62% practice open defecation The Ministry of Health has fully funded a national outbreak response plan and procurement of materials for outbreak ...

News Namibia » Health: Namibia reports first cholera case after deadly outbreak in Zambia

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/namibia-reports-first-cholera-case-after-deadly-outbreak-in-zambia/ar-BBIxIIk
Publication date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - A 10-year old schoolboy has become the first person diagnosed with cholera in Namibia for four years, the health ministry said on Wednesday, raising fears of an outbreak similar to one that killed dozens last month in neighboring Zambia.

News Namibia » Health: Namibia Bans Food Imports From Zambia

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201801100389.html
Publication date: Saturday 27 January 2018

Health officers from the Namibian ministry of health held an emergency meeting at the Wenela border post yesterday to inform border officials that no food items should be allowed into Namibia from Zambia. Speaking to New Era, health officer Lempie Onesmus ...