September 30, 2020: CDC Namibia Responds to COVID-19
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CDC Namibia Responds to COVID-19
CDC established an office in Namibia in 2002 to implement key HIV programs in high burden regions around the country. Today, CDC Namibia supports the Ministry of Health and Social Services to prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats, including COVID-19. Read more about the staff at CDC Namibia and the COVID-19 work they do to protect global health.
Treating TB during the time of COVID-19
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing services to prevent and treat TB and HIV in Namibia—a country with the 6th highest TB rate in the world—remains a priority.
Collecting four months of medicine: Stepping up HIV patient care during a global pandemic
CDC Namibia and partners are helping people living with HIV remain healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting the delivery of four-month daily medicine packages.
When borders are shut: Providing ART medicine to all patients during the COVID-19 pandemic
When COVID-19 shut down the country borders, CDC Namibia and partners quickly put in place a strategy to continue providing lifesaving HIV medicine to migrants from Angola.
Voices from the Field: An interview with Dr. Eric Dziuban, CDC Namibia Country Director
Working long hours during the COVID-19 response, Dr. Eric Dziuban, CDC Namibia Country Director, uses science and data to inform decision-making and support partners.
Voices from the Field: An interview with Anita Beukes, Laboratory Advisor
Anita Beukes, laboratory advisor for CDC Namibia, shares her typical day conducting laboratory testing during an outbreak.