Deputy Prime Minister Libertina Amathila of Namibia

Amathila was born in Fransfontein, Kunene Region.
Amathila received the Ongulumbashe Medal for Bravery and Long Service in 1987, and she was the 1991 recipient of the Nansen Refugee Award.
Amathila is the wife of politician Ben Amathila.
Libertina Amathila was unanimously elected to steer the activities of the World Health Assembly for the next 12 months, until May 2001.
Amathila expressed her gratitude to her fellow Ministers of Health for bestowing such a distinguished honour to Namibia through her election as the President of the 53rd World Health Assembly.
which Amathila described as the most productive component of the nation.
train the San they usually pass with flying colours.
Internationally, Amathila is a member of the Pan-African Parliament.
Amathila was re-elected to the SWAPO Central Committee at the party's August 2002 congress, placing eighth with 369 votes, and he was again elected to the Central Committee at SWAPO's November 2007 congress.
Amathila is the owner of a farm near Omaruru, where he plans to spend his retirement.
Amathila was educated in Okahandja then Tsumeb.
Amathila was reacting to Congress of Democrats (CoD) Rosa Namises' appeal for Government to provide anti-retroviral drugs, especially to rape survivors and HIV positive pregnant women.
NAMIBIA has to work out strategic objectives to cope with climate change, Deputy Prime Minister Libertina Amathila said in Parliament last Tuesday.
In 2002, Dr Amathila was awarded the 1st class or most excellent Order of the Eagle, Namibias Highest Award (Grand Commander of the Order of the Eagle) for service to her country.
Amathila said the AIDS community knew the Government was working on the provision of drugs and she could not understand why they "want to be seen to push" the Government.
the current N$250 paid to the elderly was all Government could afford.
global outbreak of a deadly flu-like virus.
Amathila said the epidemic had become a drain on national budgets, and argued that HIV/AIDS threatened the socioeconomic fabric of society, because of the huge score of orphans that must be cared for by society.
burden and promoting the health of the populations.
Addressing close to 200 guests, Amathila said in light of corruption, the challenge for African public service is to renew its look in providing better service delivery to its citizens at all times.
Amathila said when she visited the area, she decided that something must be done for the impoverished communities to benefit from their natural resources in the Bwabwate National Park.
Amathila said the government was shocked to learn in June that 18,400 bags of maize-meal had not been distributed to needy people in the aftermath of last year's flooding along the Zambezi River, which displaced thousands of people in the region.
Health Minister Libertina Amathila said that when 99 percent of the Namibian public is against legalizing adoption, then he is left with no choice, then to respect the wishes of the people.