• Namibia

Namibia – HIV/AIDS

The devastating effect of AIDS in Namibia demonstrates how challenging the fight to control the disease can be, even in a country with good governance structures and economic opportunity. Namibia’s population of 2.1 million is dispersed throughout the country, and access to remote populations difficult. Nationally, 13.1 percent of the adult population is infected with [...]

Sep 14th, 2017|Namibia|

PrEP is not a cure for HIV

WINDHOEK, (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSS) held a seminar on 25 July, 2017 to sensitise the media about the just-rolled out Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medication. PrEP, taken by individuals at “substantial risk” of contracting the Human Immuno Virus (HIV) which causes Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), is part of a prevention [...]