Tuesday 13 December 2011 by Save the Children
A comprehensive report on the outcome of the immunisation workshop and decade of vaccine meeting in Namibia, listing progresses, challenges and recommendations in strengthening immunisation programmes.
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Friday 20 May 2011 by Lara Brearley
While sitting at the World Health Assembly, surrounded by delegations from heath ministries from around the world, and hearing of their endeavours to deliver on the right to health for all their citizens, I received an email from my colleagues in Nigeria sharing some very, very exciting news.
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Thursday 15 April 2010 by Spencer Conway
Spencer with children from one of our programmes in Angola
I was incredibly lucky to receive a visa into Angola, entirely due to the British High Commissioner’s intervention (presumably after pulling strings somewhere along the bureaucratic line). It was full throttle ahead out of Windhoek and into Angola, but not quite!
Leaving Namibia was not a problem but then having to wait three days before entry into Angola was, as this left me in a stretch of no man’s land between the two borders.
However, not to be daunted, we booked into a “pension” at $55 per night, no facilities whatever, not even water and, having been warned not to venture onto the street with goods due to a strong likelihood of mugging, everything was stored in a room sporting burglar bars and a stout lockable key (presumably to instil confidence).
We then made off to collect food, only to return some ten minutes later to find the door kicked in and everything gone. Well, I’m sure you are able to imagine the worry and panic that ensued.
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