Africa seek to strengthen health systems

Africa seek to strengthen health systems

The first regional forum on strengthening health systems for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) took place in Windhoek, Namibia with the theme Healthy Systems, Healthy People: Making Universal Health Coverage Work for Africa. The forum, organized by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO) in collaboration with […]

Namibians not willing to pay environmental levies

Namibians not willing to pay environmental levies

By Albertina Nakale Nearly five years after first being mooted by the finance ministry, it has now come to light that Namibians have expressed an unwillingness to fork out money to pay environmental levies. And this is partly the reason why there has been a delay in the tabling of the regulations for environmental levies. […]

CYCLING FOR HEALTH…

The Pupkewitz Foundation yesterday donated 200 bicycles to the government’s health extension worker programme that aims to deliver primary healthcare to communities situated far from health facilities. They also promote health-enhancing behaviour among families and raise awareness related to the prevention, promotion, treatment and rehabilitation of common health conditions. Close to 1 660 health extension […]