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ENGEN SPONSORSHIP CONTINUES FOR 2016 ENGEN SPONSORSHIP CONTINUES FOR 2016
21 May 2016
ENGEN Namibia released the 2nd tranche of a N$300,000 sponsorship in May 2016.  The funds are used mainly to drive the inclusive education campaign, making sure all kids with Down syndrome fin..
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DSAN meets Minister Bernard Haufiku of Health & Social Services (March 2016) DSAN meets Minister Bernard Haufiku of Health & Social Services (March 2016)
21 May 2016
DSAN met with Hon. Minister Bernard Haufiku of Health & Social Services to explore areas of cooperation for better access to healthcare for people with Down syndrome in Namibia. We agreed to wo..
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Support for Down syndrome mothers Support for Down syndrome mothers
12 Feb 2015
Dr Eline van der Linden, Chairperson of the Down Syndrome Association of Namibia (DSAN) said when her daughter Namasiku was born with Down syndrome ,she had no clue how to handle this child wi..
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Inclusive Education for the Disabled Inclusive Education for the Disabled
03 Dec 2014
Government spearheading the implementation of Inclusive Education in Zambezi Region. Click here for the article in the New Era, 31 October 2014. ..
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Education Coordinator has started at DSAN Education Coordinator has started at DSAN
25 Nov 2014
Helena Emosho has started at DSAN as the Education Coordinator on 24 November 2014.  She will be the liaison between kids with DS and the Ministry of Education to find learning places in schoo..
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Engen Namibia sponsors DSAN with N$300,000 (26 September 2014) Engen Namibia sponsors DSAN with N$300,000 (26 September 2014)
25 Nov 2014
DSAN received N$300,000 from Engen Namibia to support its works in education.  DSAN will use the funds to work together with the Ministry of Education to successfully roll out the Inclusive Ed..
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VACANCY Education Coordinator VACANCY Education Coordinator
08 Oct 2014
DSAN is looking to employ an Education Coordinator on a part-time basis.  Please click here for detailed Job Description. ..
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DSAN Windhoek Info Meeting DSAN Windhoek Info Meeting
27 Apr 2014
On Tuesday 29 April 2014, DSAN will kick off a series of Info Meetings on Down Syndrome and the work of DSAN.  The first Info Meeting will take place in Windhoek to be followed in a first effo..
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2014 World Down Syndrome Day 2014 World Down Syndrome Day
20 Mar 2014
We celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2014 on 21 March 2014.  This year the world over, we focus on access to health for people with DS. Having Down syndrome does not make a person unhe..
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Do you suspect your baby with Down Syndrome has heart problems? Do you suspect your baby with Down Syndrome has heart problems?
02 Mar 2014
DSAN calls on all parents and caretakers who know or suspect their child with Down Syndrome may have a heart problem to contact DSAN at 081-1244202 or info@downsyndromenamibia.org.  We will ad..
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DSAN reaches out to Rehoboth DSAN reaches out to Rehoboth
13 Feb 2014
DSAN Directors Marijke Overeem and Eline v.d. Linden met with parents and the sister of four kids and a teenager with Down Syndrome in Rehoboth, at the Lebensschule. The visit was covered in local ..
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Cardiac Unit in Windhoek - Public Notice from MoHSS (Dec 2013) Cardiac Unit in Windhoek - Public Notice from MoHSS (Dec 2013)
11 Dec 2013
The Ministry of Health and Social Services issued a notice to inform the public about the servcices offered at the Cardiac Unit in Windhoek.  Statistically 50% of children born with Down S..
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Down Syndrome, do I have that? Down Syndrome, do I have that?
11 Dec 2013
DSAN has decided to waive the membership fees. It is more important for us to help parents and caretakers of people with Down Syndrome than to raise funding from/through them. DSAN has decided to i..
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Diamond Diamond "Works" for DSAN
06 Dec 2013
Diamond Works Sale for Charity raises N$25,000 for DSAN. ..
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