Namibia

News
October 14, 2014

Food security or access to at least one balanced meal a day for HIV-positive Namibians is one of the critical aspects that need to be addressed by government and the private sector to ensure that antiretroviral drugs administered to such people serve their purpose.

News
August 5, 2014

Forty-three years ago, PSI responded to a dire need to increase access to contraceptives in the developing world and began an experiment to “do development differently” by selling subsidized family planning products.

News
August 4, 2014

 Treatment of individuals living with HIV appears to reduce the rate of infection in those countries where the percentage of people treated is higher, researchers reported here.

Opportunity
July 31, 2014

The Global Fund would normally have one LFA engaged in each country where funds are disbursed. The LFA would gives the donor access to local knowledge that may be relevant to grant performance.

News
July 23, 2014

A SADC Satellite Session was held on the 21st July 2014 as part of the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The session was attended by more than 50 participants. Thomas Bisika from the Malawi National AIDS Commission (NAC) gave the keynote address.

News
July 10, 2014

Although condom usage is believed to have increased in Namibia compared to previous years, there is still a stigma attached to people who buy condoms from shops or pubs, who are generally seen as promiscuous.

News
July 8, 2014

Namibia is one of the African countries enjoying remarkable coverage of life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, with about 90 percent of Namibians living with HIV and AIDS receiving ARVs from the state.

News
June 27, 2014

Although condoms like Smile are readily available in the country, they do not seem to be a preferred contraceptive choice among married couples.  And in a world where health and social marketing agencies such as the National Social Marketing Agency (Nasoma) are operating with zeal, the widely tag

News
June 18, 2014
There is a critical need for African countries to enact legislation aimed at regulating the production, sale and consumption of alcohol in order to arraign the scourge of gender-based violence.
News
June 17, 2014

The Head of the HIV/AIDS Management Unit (HAMU) in the Ministry of Education says HIV/AIDS issues are being “pushed under the carpet and nobody wants to talk about it,” unlike in the past when HIV/AIDS dominated public discussions.