Experiences of spinal cord injury patients admitted to the rehabilitation unit at the national referral hospital in Khomas region, Namibia - Ashipala DO, Langendorf L.
BACKGROUND: Spinal cord injury (SCI) remains one of the major causes of disability globally. It results in permanent physical disability secondary to devastating neurological defects. When a person sustains SCI, substantial changes and challenges in their ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Namibia: 679 Suicides in Namibia in 17 Months
[Namibian] NAMIBIAN men are taking their own lives at a higher rate than women, as 559 men have committed suicide since last year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: President Geingob Announces Removal of Covid-19 Restrictions
[Government of Namibia] Windhoek -- Fellow Namibians, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence among male couples in South Africa and Namibia - Stephenson R, Darbes LA, Chavanduka T, Essack Z, van Rooyen H.
Despite the growing body of evidence demonstrating the high prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) among male couples and the unique antecedents to IPV that male couples may experience, research efforts have focused almost exclusively on North Ameri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Namibia: Local Ophthalmologist Dr. Helena Ndume Wins International Award
[Namibian] "IT'S an honour to receive such recognition for my impact as a humanitarian ophthalmologist. I am humbled as I extend gratitude and appreciation to the Lions Club." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Mental Health a Neglected Crisis
[New Era] Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula has called on the continental community to increase investments in the provision and promotion of mental health programmes and services as the lack thereof could create a setback in the progress made. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Namibia Exports World's 'Greenest Charcoal'
[New Era] Communities across Namibia grapple with the problem of acacia bushes that encroach on their land. The invasive acacia reduces pastureland available for livestock, sucks up groundwater, and negatively impacts Namibia's indigenous plant and animal species as it competes for natural resources. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Namibian Top Ref to Officiate in Morocco
[New Era] Namibian referee and former Brave Gladiators star player Twanyanyukwa Antsino is amongst the list of 40 top African referees selected to officiate at the 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations, slated for Morocco from 2 to 23 July. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Lung Disease Breaks Out in Ohangwena
[New Era] Ongwediva -- The agriculture ministry has cautioned farmers and the public to be on high alert after the outbreak of the Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia, commonly known as lung disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Monkeypox - Namibians Urged to Remain Calm
[New Era] The health ministry has reiterated its stance on triggering surveillance measures in lieu of the monkeypox outbreak in the world, and especially now that neighbouring South Africa reported its first case yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Oshana, WFP Ink Deal to Promote Food Security
[New Era] Uukwangula -- The Oshana regional council and the World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday signed an agreement to help improve food security and nutrition in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Pandemic Treaty Does Not Exist - Health Minister Shangula
[New Era] Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula has clarified Namibia has not signed any pandemic treaty at the recently concluded World Health Assembly in Switzerland. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Severe traumatic brain injuries secondary to motor vehicle crashes in two Namibian regions: a retrospective review - Ambunda P, Lourens A.
INTRODUCTION: Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among trauma patients globally, with motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) being a major contributor. Namibia had a World Health Organization (WHO) estimated MVC-related fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Namibia: Covid-19 Under Control in Namibia
[New Era] Based on the World Health Organisation's Covid-19 Resurgence Thresholds, the pandemic in Namibia seems to be under control but continuous monitoring is needed at all levels to ensure that response activities correspond with the phase of resurgence. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Think Tank Wants You to Pay N$50 a Month to Fund Healthcare
[Namibian] A SWAPO think tank report has recommended that the government should introduce a N$50 monthly levy for everyone who earns more than N$5 000 a month to contribute towards the provision of national healthcare. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news