Chronic Diseases and Workplace Wellness

With the international trend towards wellness in the workplace, companies are starting to take employee wellness more seriously and seeing the benefits in reduction of absenteeism and improved morale. Here in Namibia, employees are feeling the difference. With World Multiple Sclerosis Day coming up on the 31st of May, 99FM’s MYD Smart spoke to the Founder & Project Manager at …

Mental, Maternal and Dental Care Services for the Most Vulnerable

The Society for Family Health (SFH) in collaboration with the Finnish Nuovo Nordic Health Care Centre and Betesda Medical Care Centre recently joined hands in supporting Government efforts to provide Health care Services to all. SFH Country Director Taimi Amaambo said they have identified areas of common interest such as Mental Health Services, Maternal Health Services and Dental Health Care …

Drumming Up Mental Health

“Music can be that friend you never had, that listens and does not pass judgements. Mental illnesses are lonely illnesses leaving you feeling that you are alone all the time. Music fills a void within you and is always positive which, considering the place you are at, can be life changing.”   The arts are gaining ground as part of …

The responsibility of the company when talking Mental Health

“With the endless list of benefits to the organisation to ensure a mentally fit working environment, even an increase in profit margins, it most certainly pays to consider what your organisation is doing to be part of the solution.” Most companies know that a mentally healthy workforce is linked to less absenteeism, reduced medical costs and increased employee performance. All of …