Continuous backlog of tests creates frustration among those in Isolation

by editor1 / Jul 25, 2020 / 0 comments

-About 80 % of the COVID 19 positive cases under isolation at Henties Bay have received their results from the National Institute of Pathology.

NIP acquires emergency COVID-19 testing equipment at Walvis Bay

by editor1 / Jul 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibia Institute of Pathology's (NIP) laboratory at Walvis Bay has acquired COVID-19 testing equipment for use in emergency testing cases.

Spike in Erongo positive cases causes COVID-19 testing backlog

by editor1 / Jul 17, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia is experiencing a COVID-19 testing backlog caused by the spike in positive cases from the Erongo Region.

NIP laboratories experience backlog in turn-around time for test results

by editor1 / Jul 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) laboratories are currently experiencing a backlog in the turn-around time for test results.

NIP to decentralise some functions to scale up COVID-19 testing

by editor1 / May 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) will soon decentralise some of its testing functions to scale-up testing for COVID-19.

Social Security Commission donates N$4,8 million to NIP

by editor1 / May 14, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Social Security Commission (SSC) has donated N$4,8 million to the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) to procure reagents for COVID-19 tests.

Old Mutual donates COVID-19 testing machines to NIP

by editor1 / Apr 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-Old Mutual donated two COVID-19 testing machines worth N$2,7 million to the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) as part of the Business Fighting COVID-19 initiative.

NIP ready to test 10% of the population for COVID-19

by editor1 / Apr 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibia Institue of Pathology (NIP), acting chief operations officer, Bonnie Makumbi said NIP has so far done 338 tests, including retesting of the positive COVID-19 cases.

NIP Board of Directors urged to work towards restoring public's confidence

by editor1 / Jan 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula has called on the new Board of Directors of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) to work towards restoring the public's confidence in the institution.

NIP staff stages peaceful demonstration over salaries

by editor1 / Aug 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Employees of the Namibia Institute of Pathology staged a demonstration in protest over salaries.