Health

Need for political will to address Down syndrome challenges

Windhoek - Natalia Mwelitota of Okonyota in Ruacana constituency in Namibia’s northern Omusati region was born with almond-shaped eyes, small, flat nose, and a round, flattened face. Even though she can walk and play with other children, she cannot communicate properly as she is hearing-impaired. ...Read More

Namibia considers PPP to boost public health care

WINDHOEK - Governments around the world, especially in developing countries, are now involving the private sector in the development, financing and provision of public health infrastructure and services, and Namibia is not an exception. ...Read More

New research brings hope to diabetes patients

Local medical practitioners have hailed a recent new discovery that has identified five more types of diabetes, a development that makes it easier to administer specific medication for each type. ...Read More

Zim’s First Lady signs the ‘Barcelona declaration on TB’

BULAWAYO-Zimbabwe’s First Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa signed the Barcelona Declaration on Tuberculosis (TB) and the Bulawayo Declaration on HIV and TB on Friday April 27, 2018 to show her leadership commitment to end TB by 2030. ...Read More

Cervical cancer, every woman’s nightmare

Barbra Matombo from Nyamweda village in Mhondoro is one of many unfortunate women who have died from cervical cancer in Zimbabwe, where the death rate is estimated at 1,541 per year. ...Read More

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