Namibia: State of the Nation's Health

Published September 27, 2016

Namibia: State of the Nation’s Health explores the progress Namibia has experienced over the last two decades and the new challenges it faces as its population grows and ages. This report provides information about the diseases and injuries that prevent Namibians from living long and healthy lives. It also sheds light on risk factors that cause poor health, ranging from poor diets to alcohol and drug use. Finally, the report compares Namibia’s health performance to that of peer countries.


Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Namibia: State of the Nation’s Health: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease. Seattle, WA: IHME, 2016.


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