Essential Services in Namibia

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Essential Services in Namibia

What is Essential service?

Essential services may refer to a class of occupations that have been legislated by a government to have special restrictions in regard to labour actions such as not being allowed to strike. The International Labour Office, a United Nations agency, distinguishes an essential service from a minimum service. 

Here are some of the Essential service in Namibia

Ambulance services

Casualties services

Theatre Services

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) services

Hospital Wards

Laboratory Services

Pharmaceutical services

Dental Services

Radiography services

Physiotherapy service

Mortuary services

Medical services including medical specialized services

Hospital Kitchen Services

Hospital laundry services

Emergency management services

Disaster management services

Portable water services

Waste water Management services

Scientific services

Electricity distribution services

Electricity operation services

Electricity maintenance services

Electricity transmission services

Electricity network operation services

Electricity system operation services

Electricity system security and planning services

Electricity engineering services

Electricity energy trading services

Air navigation services

Air traffic management services

Communication navigation and surveillance system services

Search and rescue services

Aeronautical information services and

Meteorological services for air navigation services

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the examples of essential services?

  • Health care, public health, and human services.
  • Law enforcement, public safety, and first responders.
  • Food and agriculture.
  • Energy.
  • Water and wastewater.
  • Transportation and logistics.
  • Public works.

What are 5 essential services?

  • Online Groceries. Daily essentials like milk, eggs, fruits and vegetables are perishable items and have to be consumed immediately.
  • Easy Mobile Recharges.
  • E-retail.
  • Online Services For Medicines.
  • Health and Fitness.
  • Online Education.

Are banks essential services?

Registered banks and licensed non-bank deposit taking entities carrying out critical financial services may operate as an Alert Level 4 business or service.

What is essential healthcare?

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The definition of essential health care is individual health care, family health care and community health care. Community health care includes the other 2, while family health care includes individual health care. Family health care activities include those which are best organized with the family unit as the target.

What companies are essential?

  • Health Care / Public Health. Sector profile.
  • Emergency Services. Sector profile.
  • Food and Agriculture. Sector profile.
  • Energy. Sector profile.
  • Water and Wastewater.
  • Transportation and Logistics.
  • Communications and Information Technology.
  • Government Operations and other community-based essential functions.

What are essential activities?

Essential Government Functions. Food and Medicine Stores. Food and Beverage Production and Agriculture. Organizations that Provide Charitable and Social Services. Religious and Ceremonial Functions.

What is included in minimum essential coverage?

This includes discount plans, limited-benefit plans, critical illness plans, accident supplements, and dental/vision plans. The same is true for people whose previous coverage was a short-term plan, fixed-indemnity plan, discount plan, etc.

What are the essential health benefits that most health plans must provide?

  • Ambulatory patient services (outpatient services)
  • Emergency services.
  • Hospitalization.
  • Maternity and newborn care.
  • Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment.
  • Prescription drugs.

What jobs are essential workers?

As shown in Table 1, a majority of essential workers by these definitions are employed in health care (30%), food and agriculture (20%), and the industrial, commercial, residential facilities and services industry (12%).

Are lawyers essential workers?

“ To answer the question of whether lawyers are considered essential services— here’s a brief summary. In total, 42 states have enacted stay-at-home orders so far. Of those states, lawyers are not considered essential workers in 12 states.

What is essential activity work education?

The content of work education comprises two parts i.e. ‘Essential Activities’ for the satisfaction of dayto day needs of the pupils, their families and communities and an Elective Programme of productive work and services, which would result in some remuneration in cash or kind.

Is mental health an essential benefit?

All Marketplace plans cover mental health and substance abuse services as essential health benefits.

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