• July 7th, 2020

POSTS BY Alvine Kapitako

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US avails N$1.2b HIV war chest

WINDHOEK – The government of the United States of America, through its President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Pepfar) this year committed nearly N$1.2 billion (U.S $82 million) for HIV programmes in Namibia. 


Gender ministry donates sanitary towels in Kavango

WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare on Friday donated 91 sanitary towels towards a campaign to collect 3000 sanitary towels for disadvantaged girls and young women in the Kavango East Region. 


Support group for people with skin disorders on the cards

WINDHOEK - Nearly one year after attending the First Foundation for Ichthyosis and related skin types conference in Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States, 23-year-old Puveri Tjikuua is starting a similar support group for Namibians living with ichthyosis and other related skin conditions. 


Health care providers to be trained on GBV

WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Health and Social Services, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), will train health care providers to effectively assist victims and survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). 


Windhoek runs for health

WINDHOEK – As part of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s 71st anniversary and World Health Day commemoration, which took place earlier this month, the United Nations community in Namibia and stakeholders in the health sector joined the public in the walk/run for health initiative on Saturday. 


Fun walk in support of cancer

WINDHOEK – The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN)’s five-kilometre family fun walk in Windhoek attracted over 100 people, who braced the windy Saturday morning in support of cancer. 


Putting a smile on kids with facial deformities

WINDHOEK - The Nampharm Foundation Trust has operated on over 100 children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate, putting not only a smile on these young lives but also resulting in speech enhancement for these children.