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WINDHOEK – A Windhoek-based specialist surgeon last week appeared before an inquiry of the Health Professions Council Conduct Committee on charges of unprofessional conduct regarding the death of a patient that was under his care. WINDHOEK – Four years ago, Bonita Roux tested positive for BRCA 2, which put her at risk of breast, cervical and ovarian cancers among others. WINDHOEK – The Tobias Hainyeko constituency AIDS Coordinating Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) held a condom promotion and HIV testing event at Okuryangava on Saturday. WINDHOEK – The burden of disease in Namibia is such that despite the commendable investments by the government, the capacity of public health facilities is stretched, which leads to challenges in the quality of care that citizens receive. WINDHOEK – The Russian Alumni Association of Namibia is hosting a three-day mentorship programme at the University of Namibia (Unam)’s Dr Hage Geingob Campus in November. The mentorship programme themed ‘Your gateway into Namibia’s health profession’ will take place from 8 to 10 November. WINDHOEK – More Namibian students should be encouraged to pursue careers in fields such as mining and agriculture, given that the national economy is heavily dependent on these two pivotal sectors. WINDHOEK – First Lady Monica Geingos received an international award for her contribution towards the fight against HIV/AIDS in Namibia on Saturday. WINDHOEK - The Permanent Secretary of Health and Social Services, Ben Nangombe, yesterday said the additional N$175 million allocated to the health and social services ministry, which received N$6.5 billion in the main budget, will among others be used to recruit health professionals. WINDHOEK - The meeting of the SADC Ministers responsible for Health and HIV/AIDS yesterday started on a rather slow note in Windhoek with the gathering of permanent secretaries and senior officials from SADC countries failing to meet the quorum of eleven members. WINDHOEK – In the dusty informal settlement of Goreangab is the Hope for the Hopeless centre which cares for children of that community of urban poor. Windhoek - Hamutjanga goministeli zoukangungi nokukali nawa Ben Nangombe, nkera katente asi yimaliva oyo vana gwana yokugwedererako yokusika ko N175 yono miliyuna vana yerekere kominsteli zoukanguki noukali nawa zina gwana nobiliyuna dokusika ko N$6.5, meyereko lyosimaliva, simwe navakarugana kukavatura moyirugana yepangero. WINDHOEK – SADC member states have been urged to adopt the call to action for renewed commitment on early childhood nutrition as a regional commitment to accelerate nutrition actions.