In this issue: Forecasting Essential Commodity Requirements to Achieve Universal ART Coverage in Namibia by 2019 Namibia Adopts New WHO-recommended Antiretroviral and Anti-TB medicines Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance and Hospital Acquired Infections: A SIAPS Collaboration with Namibia’s School of Medicine Incorporating a Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Module into Pharmacist Assistants’ Pre-service Training for Better Management of Commodities … Read more
SIAPS supported the University of Namibia School of Medicine (UNAM-SOM) to facilitate a continuing professional development (CPD) activity with health practitioners and regional management teams in Namibia’s Ohangwena region on strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR), including HIV drug resistance (HIV-DR), and the use of early warning indicators (EWI) for early detection and action. The … Read more
In this issue: Piloting Mobile Phone Messaging Services to Enhance Patient Adherence to Antiretroviral Treatment Information on Antiretroviral and Other Medicines Registered in Namibia Now Available on a Web-based Platform BLC Disburses a Capacity Development Grant to Tonata to Improve Service Delivery by the Network of PLHIV in Namibia Synergy with UNAM’s School of Medicine … Read more
The World Health Organization and The International Conference on Rational Use of Medicines have recommended pre-service education of health professionals as a key intervention to improve the use of medicines and contain antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Pre-service training is a cost-effective, sustainable, and health system strengthening intervention. Curriculum reform efforts to enhance training on rational medicine … Read more
The SIAPS/SCMS/BLC Namibia e-Newsletter is a monthly newsletter that keeps you abreast of activities fundedby the USAID and implemented by MSH Namibia. Key focus areas are strengthening health systems, capacity building, and human resource development.