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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Namibia : Govt Prepares for Flu

Via All Africa:

" THIS week the Ministry of Health and Social Services begins a series of workshops to train health officials from the private and state sectors on the H1N1 vaccine.

The National Health Emergency Management Committee (NEMC), led by Dr Jack Vries, is laying the foundations for the arrival of the 220 000 doses of H1N1 flu vaccine sponsored by the Worth Health Organisation, expected in Namibia in two weeks.

A training workshop, in which medical experts will lend their expertise regarding the H1N1 flu vaccine, including preparing health workers for the administration and monitoring of the side effects of the vaccine, takes place in Windhoek on Thursday and Friday."

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