Health Ministry

Health Ministry to increase COVID-19 testing capacity following procurement of testing equipment

by editor1 / Jun 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services will increase its COVID-19 testing capacity, following the procurement of 50 000 testing kits and protective items from Germany.

Health Minister calls on funeral organisers to compile attendance registers

by editor1 / Jun 04, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Health and Social Services has appealed to event organisers to always compile attendance registers, to assist the authority, in tracing people suspected of having COVID-19.

Health Ministry announces one more COVID-19 case

by editor1 / May 22, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services has announced yet another positive case of Covid-19 - bringing the total number of positive confirmed cases to 19.

Cross border movement for health services difficult to control

by editor1 / May 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-Petronella Masabane, Deputy Executive Director of the Ministry of Health and Social Services said there are weak spots along Namibia's border and every point is not guarded or fenced.

Health Ministry confirms recovery of 11th Namibian COVID-19 patient

by editor1 / May 10, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Health and Social Services has announced another recovery of a COVID-19 patient, bringing the total number of recoveries in Namibia, to 11.

Access to health services a challenge for informal settlement residents

by editor1 / May 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-Access to health services is a challenge for those living in informal settlements.

Health Ministry warns about sharing masks

by editor1 / May 06, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services has warned the public against the sharing of face masks.

Health Ministry to recruit over 2 600 people

by editor1 / Apr 25, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health will recruit 2 605 people at a cost of N$12 million over three months. So far 1 101 have been recruited, including 560 volunteers.
Bertha Katjivena, Deputy Executive Director in the Ministry of Health said they will approach the Labour Ministry to recruit candidates registered for recruitment by the health ministry, to fill temporary positions demanded in the fight against the pandemic.

Ministry of Health infrastructure is ready for increased COVID-19 cases

by editor1 / Apr 23, 2020 / 0 comments

-Executive Director of the Ministry of Health, Ben Nangombe said Namibia's health infrastructure is ready for the pandemic.

Health Ministry dismisses claims that they lost track of some high risk arrivals

by editor1 / Apr 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services has dismissed as untrue an article by a local daily newspaper, which gave an impression that some of the arrivals in Namibia in March this year are lost and might be the source of community transmission.

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