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New Era Newspaper Friday November 24, 2017

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6 NEWS Friday, November 24 2017| NEW ERA OSHIKUKU TOWN COUNCIL Background As a cross-cutting element, health impacts on and is impacted by other sectors. It is determined by policies of other sectors and thus needs inter-sectoral actions and deliberate policy and strategic positioning across government, society and other social actors. Health in All Policies (HiAP) is an approach that enables enhanced and systematic streamlining of health promoting actions in each sector towards improving the health outcomes of a country. It involves accentuation of existing positive impacts of sectoral policies and inter-sectoral actions on health while strengthening mitigation of negative impacts. It also promotes systematic and coordinated implementation, monitoring and evaluation of deliberate actions across sectors. Objective(s) of the Consultancy This consultancy seeks to draft a strategy for Health in All Policies to enable government to address the social and environmental determinants of health in all public policies with improved health outcomes at the population level. Key deliverable: A National Strategy on Health in All Policies NOTICE Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 63 (2) (b) of the Local Authorities Act, (Act 23 of 1992) as amended, that the Council of Oshikuku Town intends to sell by way of private treaty the following immovable properties to the applicants listed below: No Name Erf No. Size Zoning Location 1 Oshikuku Private School 507 4012 Institutional Ext. 1 NAMIBIA National Consultant to Develop a National Strategy on Health in All Policies Duration of the consultancy: The consultancy will be for 17 working days over an estimated one month period MPH with at least 3 years’ experience in public policy planning and/or health promotion and social determinants of health Knowledge and Skills: Submission: Purchase Price N$ 233, 746. 90 2 Daniel Tshikongo 1253 908 Residential Ext.3 N$ 32,040.00 Any objections to the sale of any of the listed properties should be done in writing and must be Thursday 14 th , December 2017. Written objections shall be addressed to: Enquiries: Ms. Aili Ileka P.O. Box 5070 Tel: 065 254719 Oshikuku Submissions must be delivered in a sealed envelope no later than 17:00 on 27 November 2017, addressed to: WHO Namibia on Health in All Policy Katjavivi hails Namibia, Finland cooperation George Sanzila Windhoek Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, has revealed plans to create a Namibian- Finnish Parliamentary grouping that would look at issues of mutual concern between the legislative bodies of the two countries. Katjavivi, who recently visited Finland in his quest to strengthen co-operation, repeated similar sentiments when he met newly accredited Finnish Ambassador to Namibia, Pirkko-Liisa Kyöstilä earlier this week. According to Katjavivi, the friendship group would expound on issues of importance such as information and communication technology and genderbased violence. “My visit in Finland was aimed at strengthening the already existing cooperation between our two countries. Of particular importance to me was the existing Finnish-Namibian Parliamentary group, which we met in Finland. We would like to emulate the gesture in order for us to champion issues of concern such as moving towards e-parliament and tackling gender-based violence.” According to Katjavivi, critical issues of gender-based violence that continue to cripple Namibia need concerted efforts and co-operation between various stakeholders. “We believe Finland is a leader when it comes to tackling such challenges. We would like to have a well-conceived plan and a framework with a strong targeted training element so that our interventions are effective. We would like to work together with our civil society organisations in order to reach all corners of Namibia,” stated the Speaker. Kyöstilä, who recently presented her credentials to President Hage Geingob, promised to continue to enhance cooperation between the two bodies. She was based in the troubled state of Palestine before she was posted to Namibia. “I am very happy to be in Namibia given our history of co-operation dating back to the time of Finnish missionaries. When I left Palestine, President Mahmoud Abbas himself had kind words about Namibia, citing that I was going to a country whose dream for independence has been realised. I have noted all important issues that still need to be explored between our two countries and would work towards making sure we implement those issues,” Kyöstilä pledged. The Speaker of the Finnish Parliament, Maria Lohela, would reciprocate Katjavivi’s visit early next year, the meeting was informed. *George Sanzila works as Chief Infor- - Green Enterprise Solutions (Pty) Ltd was founded in 2010, a truly Namibian company providing information and communication technology (ICT) services to corporate Namibia. Our vision is to be the leading provider of innovative bespoke ICT solutions throughout Africa. Minimum Requirements: IT Degree/ Diploma ICDL Huawei Certified Network Associate & Professional Microsoft Certified Professional A+ and N+ International COBIT 5 Foundation VMWare Certification VTSP & VSP Certification Certified on HP Blades / DL / ML / SL Servers Lenovo Warranty Certification Simplivity pre-sale, sales, technical sales & implementation Certification Ruckus sales fundamentals Certification Veeam VMSP & VMTSP Certification HyperV will be an advantage MCSE certification or similar Four (4) years Linux Experience Four (4 Infrastructure Experience in TCP/IP routing and firewall Experience in Centralized storage technologies Experience in Microsoft AD, Exchange, DNS, DHCP, WINS etc. & virtualization Technologies Excellent oral and written communication skills in English Knowledge of IBM Servers, IBM Storage, VMware, Windows Servers, anti-virus workstations, MS Exchange, VMware, Citrix and other various software applications transportation Due Date29 November 2017 E-mail: Hand Deliver to: Enquiries:

Friday, November 24 2017 | NEW ERA ADVERT 7 EXHIBITION SHOWCASE HEALTH AND POVERTY IN NAMIBIA The Phoenix Project has inspired transformative and groundbreaking work, to improve health and reduce poverty in Namibia. This is currently being celebrated with a photographic display at the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN), in Windhoek. The Phoenix Project, a partnership between Cardiff University in Wales, UK, and the University of Namibia, has had a significant impact on the country since its launch in 2014. The exhibition at the NAGN will run until February 2018 and seeks to bring some of the transformative work to life. It follows another Phoenix Project photographic exhibition at the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff, earlier this year. However, this display is different and has been specifically curated for Namibia. One of the key themes is the power of the youth of Namibia in science, health and national development. Health features prominently – including heart Prof Lazarus Hangula A delegation from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Namibia recently participated in a symposium on “Transnationalising Modern Languages Global Challenges: Taking Things Forward” in Wales, under the Transnationalising Modern Languages (TML) Project. The team that included Prof J. Kangira, Dr N. Mlambo and Ms A. Zannier-Wahengo, presented to the various United Kingdom academics and Welsh educationists on the Namibian multilingual context and health, anaesthesia, critical care and first response in trauma care. These are areas in which the Phoenix Project has been prominent. The exhibition, featuring images taken by Phoenix photographer Paul Crompton, was officially opened by UNAM Vice-Chancellor Professor Lazarus Hangula recently. “The Phoenix Project is a perfect example that north-south collaboration is not only possible but also that it can be very successful as well.” Professor Hangula said. “Working hand-in-hand with the University of Namibia, Phoenix is making a real impact, so I’m delighted we have an exhibition to give people language policies, as well as the UNAM Department of Language and Literature Studies strategies and activities as far as promoting mobility, identity and translation is concerned. The TML partners with cultural associations, schools, policy makers and individuals who enquire on how languages and cultures operate and interact across diverse axes of connection. The closing highlight of the visit was the screening of short films produced by two UNAM students, Felicia Mutonga and Darryn February, at the Official Weekly Communique of the University of Namibia - Volume 39 Phoenix Project Leader, Prof Judith Hall at the exhibition launch a flavour of what makes the project so special.” Project leader Professor Judith Hall said. She further emphasised the power of youth theme – we can, we have done, and we will go forward harnessing this power. Youth energy, goodness and enterprise will make things better for all Namibians. “Not only is the exhibition a tool to showcase the good work the project has done in Namibia, but it is a great educational tool for the various visitors to the NAGN. This is a great showcase of how the arts and science can work together, and we hope this is the beginning of many collaborations.” Said Ms Ndeenda Shivute, NAGN Curatorial Coordinator. Health features prominently – including heart health, anaesthesia, critical care and first response in trauma care. These are areas in which the Phoenix Project has been prominent. Watch Africa Film Festival in Cardiff. Mutonga and February are winners of the University of Namibia short films on Youth Culture and Multilingualism Competition. The UNAM delegates also participated in an interactive training on “Modern Languages, Multilingualism and global Challenges” organised with the MFL Mentoring Project and gathering students and lecturers. During the day workshop, participants fruitfully shared ideas on languages, education and creativity and the TML global challenges. CODeL LAUNCHES ONLINE PROGRAMMES Prof Frednard Gideon and Dr Maggy Beukes-Amiss applaud as Prof Lazarus Hangula The University of Namibia has again proven to be the epitome of innovation in tertiary education with the recent launch of online programmes under the Centre of Open, Distance and eLearning (CODeL). The launch was officially opened by the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Prof Frednard Gideon, who mentioned the importance of witnessing the milestone achievement and the broader opportunities that online programmes would add to lifelong learning.” For the first time UNAM will interact with students and also provide them feedback online, it is with this in mind that in the near future UNAM will be offering executive courses from the Namibia Business School (NBS) and short and professional courses”, Prof Gideon added. Issuing the key note address was esteemed UNAM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Lazarus Hangula. “It is with great contentment and joy that I am here today to witness the launch of something that I have always dreamt about and what we are inaugurating today is a milestone for CODeL, which has been achieved through exceptional leadership and transformational efforts”, Prof Hangula accentuated. The following programmes will be available online in 2018: Certificate in Accounting & Auditing, Certificate in Management & Taxation, Diploma in Media Studies, Diploma in Secondary Education (Professional Training) and Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Science. NAMIBIA’S MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT SHARED ABROAD

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