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WINDHOEK - Two nurses at the Okuryangava clinic who allegedly refused to attend to a 24-year-old woman in labour, who subsequently gave birth at the gate of the clinic, have been suspended with immediate effect pending a disciplinary procedure. WINDHOEK - Namibian students pursuing medical related courses at Cavendish University in Zambia will commence classes, following approval by the Health Professions Council of Zambia for the university to offer the Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery programme. WINDHOEK - The Ministry of Health and Social Services is on alert mode to deal with cholera, should the deadly infectious disease spill over from neighbouring Zimbabwe where it has killed 30 people in recent weeks. WINDHOEK - Contrary to Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernard Haufiku’s announcement that two nurses at Okuryangava Clinic were suspended with immediate effect “for failing to examine and make a patient comfortable”, the two nurses are still on duty. WINDHOEK - New Era recently sat with a married couple who were romantically involved for ten years before tying the knot in 2013. WINDHOEK – Plans are underway to introduce the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine in Namibia to state patients next year, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Juliet Kavetuna, has revealed. WINDHOEK – Last week Saturday, a new fitness entity christened Genesis Fitness opened to the communities of Katutura and Windhoek in general. WINDOKO – Likwambuyu wa Makete Bernard Haufiku naize liluko, liitukiselize kulwanisa butuku bwa kolera, haiba butuku bobu omba moyo boo, bobuse bubulaile batu bamashumi amalalu mwanaha Zimbabwe, inge buzuha mwa Namibia. WINDHOEK - The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will tomorrow hold its first-ever high-level meeting on the fight against Tuberculosis (TB), under the theme “United to end tuberculosis: an urgent global response to a global epidemic”. WINDHOEK – Namibia is one of the countries that will participate in the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level meeting to undertake a comprehensive review of the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases tomorrow. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are medical conditions or diseases that are not caused by infectious agents. WINDHOEK – The two nurses implicated in the case of a 24-year old woman who gave birth at the entrance of the Okuryangava Clinic will not be suspended. WINDHOEK - Health Focus this week looks into skin bleaching and whether it is advisable to use skin lightening products.