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Episode 09: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Diseases – A conversation with Helena Tangi Shigwedha

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Episode 09: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Diseases - A conversation with Helena Tangi Shigwedha
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Join our host, Selma Ndasilohenda Iyambo, in our first episode of 2024! We’re back with an exciting discussion on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in Namibia. Our guest is Helena Tangi Shigwedha, a registered nurse, midwife, and founder of the Hope Community Clinic Center.

Helena brings over five years of experience in various healthcare sectors, including public health, nursing, and healthcare administration. Throughout the episode, she explains the difference between STIs and STDs and discusses prevalent infections observed in Namibia, along with those most at risk.

The conversation also explores the recently launched Hope Community Clinic. Helena details how the clinic collaborates with the government to facilitate referrals, making STI/STD testing and treatment more accessible to the public.

Transmission methods, preventative measures, and the risks associated with untreated STIs/STDs are also covered by Shigwedha. She highlights key symptoms for men and women to be aware of for early detection and protection.

Tune in for this insightful conversation on sexual health in Namibia with healthcare professional Helena Tangi Shigwedha.

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