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Katutura Hospital kiddies ward out<br>of beds, babies sleeping on mattresses

Katutura Hospital kiddies ward out
of beds, babies sleeping on mattresses

The Katutura Hospital pediatric Ward 8A and 8B which has the capacity to admit 84 pediatric patients is currently making use of mattresses for mothers and their admitted babies due to the lack of physical space availability. Ministry of Health and Social Services Executive director Ben Nangombe said that 85 percent of the population depends on the public health sector. “The people of Namibia are increasingly adopting health seeking behaviour. Whenever they or their family members are unwell, they visit health facilities for treatment or admission. The majority are treated and admitted at public health facilities. This reflects the confidence…
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