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Namibia is committed to achieving universal health coverage by 2030 - Dr. Shangula

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The Health and Social Services Minister, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula has expressed Namibia's commitment to achieving universal health coverage by 2030, in line with the global goal of ensuring access to quality healthcare for all. 

This commitment was one of the resolutions adopted at the 76th World Health Summit in Geneva.

Namibia joined over 170 member states at the World Health Summit in Geneva, which focused on a primary health approach and ensuring the highest standard of health for marginalized and less privileged individuals in society. 

Dr. Shangula says controversial condom tender set to solve health facilities' problems

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The Health and Social Services Minister, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula says the controversial condom tender is set to solve problems in the country’s health facilities and mitigate the current challenges of critical medical equipment. 

Shangula made these remarks during a visit to the Engela District Hospital which the Popular Democratic Movement’s member of Parliament Hidipo Hamata expressed concern. 

He alleged that standby generators were not functioning and forced theatre staff to use their mobile phones as a source of lighting during operations when the electricity is off.