Namibia needs 10 times more doctors it currently hasStaff Writer | April 13, 2017
Namibian President Hage Geingob said the country continued to face acute shortages of skills and experience, especially in the health sector.
Africa Namibian President Hage Geingob:
This is against the World Health Organization's benchmark of one doctor or one nurse per 435 people.
Geingob said that the Medical School at the University of Namibia is one of many investments in ensuring the provision of critical skills.
The school produced its first ever set of graduates last year with about 35 students graduating out of the 57 who enrolled in 2010 when the school started. ■