Namibia: Unicef Donates 400,000 Dexamethasone Injections to Help With the Covid-19 Fight
[Namibia Economist] Namibia Health Ministry recently received 400,000 vials of Dexamethasone injections from UNICEF, to support the treatment of COVID-19 patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Over 500 Schools Get Covid-19 Makeover
[Namibian] THE Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the lack of adequate health and sanitation facilities at educational establishments, which has led to the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture renovating and constructing 552 schools nationwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Social Distancing Challenges As Pupils Return to Class
[Namibian] PUPILS at Peumba Combined School in the Ohangwena region diligently sanitise and wash their hands as they return to school on Wednesday morning. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: UK Sends Reinforcements to Namibian Frontliners
[Namibian] THE United Kingdom Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) has deployed frontline response support to Namibia to help hospitals that are battling the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Lambda - the Latest Variant On the Who's Radar
[Namibian] AS the Covid-19 virus continues to mutate, the latest variant of interest, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), is Lambda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Pupils Face Food Uncertainty... As Ministry Fails to Procure Food for Schools
[New Era] Ongwediva -- With schools set to open today, vulnerable children could be deprived of a meal, as there is no food procured for the Namibia School Feeding Programme (NSFP). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: The 'Moveable Middle'
[Namibian] MOST populations can be divided into three broad groups with regard to their attitudes towards Covid-19 vaccines: those who refuse to get vaccinated (32%), those who embrace vaccines (24%) and those who are unsure (44%). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Katjitae - Lockdown Helped Flatten Curve
[New Era] Physician specialist Dr Ismael Katjitae says the partial lockdown imposed recently by government successfully helped to contain the spread of Covid-19 infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Youth Urged to Stop Sharing Vaccine Misinformation
[New Era] Rundu -- Deputy minister of youth Emma Kantema-Gaomas says many young people have been sharing fake testimonies and information, misleading rural communities about Covid-19 vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Wilderness Safaris Supports North-West Vaccination Drive
[New Era] As the global vaccination roll out to combat Covid-19 gathers momentum, the Wilderness Safaris Namibia team recently took to the road in remote north-west to ensure staff living at Serra Cafema, Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp and nearby communities had the opportunity to be vaccinated. In partnership with the health ministry, Wilderness Safaris and Natural Selection Travel joined forces to host a mobile vaccination team at Sesfontein in early June, followed by a second vaccination drive at Serra Cafema on 22 J (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Restaurants Breathe Sigh of Relief
[Namibian] JOHN-COLIN NAMENE, PUYEIPAWA NAKASHOLE, ANNA KAKUNAWE and TAATI NIILENGE (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: The Perfect San Storm
[Namibia Economist] The year 2021 has not brought any respite to Namibia from the tragedy and hardship that befell the nation through the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, things have gotten worse and everyone is just battling to stay alive and trying to manage with the assets, resources and infrastructure that is available. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Namibia, South Africa Downgraded From Virus Variant Area to High Risk - Robert Koch Institute
[Namibia Economist] Namibia and South Africa will be downgraded from being classified as virus variant areas by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), to now being areas of high risk, an executive said last week Friday in a statement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Teachers Urged to Get Vaccinated
[New Era] Rundu -- The directorate of education and the Namibia Teachers Union (Nantu) in the Kavango East region have urged teachers that are not vaccinated to get inoculated against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Anti-Vax Health Workers Warned - Govt Vows to Crack Down On Covid Misinformation
[New Era] Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula has warned healthcare workers who ignore scientific evidence and spread anti-vaccination messages to patients and the public will face prosecution. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Is Vaccine Diplomacy the New Political Ploy?
[Namibia Economist] The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about dismay and changes to the world. From the large of loss lives and livelihoods, to the increased dependence on technology, the geopolitical shift and the mere collapse of diplomatic relations among states. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Covid-19 Isolates Elderly At Villages
[Namibian] AS Covid-19 continues to cause the loss of loved ones, it also separates the living. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Global Airline Passenger Demand Remains Depressed
[New Era] Global airline passenger demand performance for June 2021 showed a slight improvement in both international and domestic air travel markets. However, overall demand remains significantly below pre-Covid-19 levels owing to untiring international travel restrictions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Opinion - in, With and Through Covid-19... a Business Management Practice Perspective
[New Era] The Covid-19 pandemic is undoubtedly a universal crisis. However, as Winston Churchill said, "Never let a good crisis go to waste". Hence the question: How is Namibia ensuring that the Covid-19 crisis is not going to waste? Differently put, what are some of the instructive lessons from the Covid-19 crisis that should not be let to waste? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Misleading With Numbers
[Namibian] NUMBERS, numbers, everywhere. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Medical Aid Schemes Pay N$34m in Three Months
[Namibian] DURING the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, medical aid funds spent up to N$34 million on Covid-19-related costs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Community Gets Free Health Check-Ups
[Namibian] SEVERAL people who died from the novel coronavirus in recent weeks were reported to have underlying ailments. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Covid-19 a Menace to Social Grant Beneficiaries
[Namibian] SCORES of beneficiaries of social grants line up to collect their monthly allowances, disregarding Covid-19 regulations in the process. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Socks N Soup Saturday for Cancer
[Namibia Economist] The Cancer Association of Namibia will be hosting the 'Socks n Soup Saturday' on 31 July from 8:00 to 12:00 at the MegaCentre in Kleine Kuppe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Bank Windhoek Donates to Katutura State Hospital's Paediatric Ward
[Namibia Economist] Bank Windhoek's Human Capital Department recently donated essentials to the Katutura State Hospital's Paediatric ward in Windhoek. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Testosterone in women ’s athletics - podcast
Genetic advantages in sport tend to be celebrated, but that isn ’t always the case when it comes to women’s athletics. At the start of July, two female runners from Namibia, Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi, were told they couldn’t compete in the 400m race in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics unless they reduced their naturally high testosterone hormone levels . Shivani Dave speaks to Katrina Karkazis, a professor ofsexuality, women ’s, and gender studies, specialising in ‘sex testing’ and sport regulations, about the rules that ban female athletes with naturally high testosteroneContinue re...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Shivani Dave, contribution by Katrina Karkazis, produced by Iain Chalmers Tags: Sport Human biology Science Olympic Games Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 Athletics Olympics 2012: athletics Source Type: news

Namibia: Africa CDC Responds to Namibia's Pandemic Fight
[New Era] The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), offered over N$3 million in the form of specialised labour aid and medical supplies towards Namibia's coronavirus pandemic response. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Giving Up Daily Earnings to Get Vaccinated
[Namibian] The Namibian Newspaper donated food parcels to two street vendors, who took a day off from selling newspapers last week to get vaccinated against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Another Large Consignment of Medical Supplies Arrives From Germany
[Namibia Economist] The combined value of all German assistance to Namibia in the fight against the Corona virus, is approaching N$200 million. This week, another batch of medical supplies, valued at around N$4 million arrived in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: MTC Fights Digital Inequality With New 4G Handset
[New Era] In the wake of Covid-19, now more than ever, the provision of many socio-economic services is increasingly becoming internet based, which necessitated continuous interventions to bridge the country's digital divide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Development Bank Donates Equipment to Robert Mugabe Clinic
[Namibia Economist] The Development Bank of Namibia has medical equipment consisting of a sterilizer machine, 8 mobile hospital curtains, 10 oxygen regulators and a medicine trolley worth N$88,000 to the Robert Mugabe Clinic, bringing the Bank's COVID-19 donations of N$1.4 million. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Rebuilding a Covid-Wounded Namibia
[Namibian] DAVID Ndjavera, who died on 14 July 2021, a month before his 52nd birthday, was arguably the best film and stage theatre artist in Namibia. Ndjavera had just lost his wife Helen (50) to Covid-19 four days earlier. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Unam to Launch Covid Vaccination Clinic
[Namibian] THE University of Namibia (Unam) is set to start a Covid-19 vaccination clinic in Windhoek. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Rundu Hospitals Only for Emergencies and Covid-19 Patients
[Namibian] THE third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage Rundu, as the state hospital now only attends to emergencies and referrals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Parliament Asked to 'Urgently' Consider and Approve Geingob's ACC Boss Appointment
[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has asked the National Assembly to sit for an urgent meeting on Tuesday to consider and approve the appointment of a new Anti-Corruption Commission director general, among other things. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: UAE Royal Reselling Vaccine for More Than Double the Price
[Namibian] AT the time the United States and European countries had banned or limited the export of vaccines against the coronavirus to first deal with the pandemic at home, Russia was willing to share its Sputnik V with countries in need. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Six Family Members Buried On One Day
[Namibian] AS Namibia continues to battle the third Covid-19 wave that sees a high number of infections and deaths, former footballers Marley Ngarizemo and Steven Mbaisa have opened up about burying multiple family members on one day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Virtual Meeting for Conference of Parties
[Namibian] DUE to the Covid-19 global pandemic, the conference of parties of three international environmental agreements aimed at protecting human health and the environment from hazardous chemical waste will be held virtually and jointly this month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Covid-19 Cases Increasing in Jails
[Namibian] COVID-19 cases in the country's correctional facilities are increasing as 62 new infections have been recorded in facilities countrywide within the last two days. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Boot Out Cancer, Wear Your Funky Shoelaces, Socks and Ribbons
[Namibia Economist] The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) is selling funky shoelaces, socks and ribbons for their initiative 'Boot out Cancer', to help pay it forward through their patient support programmes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Fitch Affirms Namibia At 'BB' With Negative Outlook
[Namibia Economist] International ratings agency, Fitch Ratings, affirmed Namibia's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating at 'BB' with a negative outlook. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Tombo Fuels Curfew Regulation Violations
[New Era] While violations of the Covid-19 regulations in both Omusati and Ohangwena are minimal, the selling of alcohol during prohibited hours is still eminent in some parts, particularly in the villages, where communities continue to sell the traditional brew known as tombo unabatedly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Vaccine Drive Kicks Into High Gear
[New Era] Government's rollout of the 250 000 Sinopharm doses got off to a smooth start yesterday morning as people streamed to the various vaccine centres to get inoculated against the virulent Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Hundreds Bid Farewell to Rukoro
[New Era] Hundreds of mourners defied Covid-19 public health regulations to bid farewell to Ovaherero Paramount Chief Vekuii Rukoro, who was laid to rest at Okahandja yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: First Drive-Through Vaccination Station to Open At Windhoek Showgrounds
[Namibia Economist] The first vaccination drive through station at the Windhoek Showgrounds will start operations on Tuesday, 20 July. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Govt to Ramp Up Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution
[New Era] Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula has assured Covid-19 vaccine doses will be distributed this weekend countrywide for the campaign to get back on track on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Covid-19 Takes Two More Sporting Greats
[Namibian] Two more Namibian sporting greats, Dee Thakur and Adri Basson passed away this week due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Kunene to Intensify Covid-19 Vaccinations
[Namibian] OVER the next few weeks the Kunene region will be intensifying its vaccine roll-out to make sure as many people as possible are vaccinated against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Disinformation Dogs 'Breakthrough' Cases and the Sinopharm Vaccine
[Namibian] Since early May the African island nation of Seychelles has featured in Covid-19 anti-vaccine propaganda as infections skyrocketed, while at the same time the country enjoyed the distinction of being the most vaccinated population in the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Conspiracies Clot Omaheke's Vaccination Campaign
[Namibian] A WAVE of misinformation and disinformation on Covid-19 vaccines has disrupted the government's efforts to fully roll out vaccination campaigns in the Omaheke region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news