Prime Minister given clean bill of health

03 Oct 2013 10:50
WINDHOEK, 03 OCT (NAMPA) – The Prime Minister, Dr Hage Geingob has been given a clean bill of health after he underwent a standard medical procedure at Medi-Clinic in August this year.
The Prime Minister (PM) was admitted to Medi-Clinic to undergo a standard medical procedure on his skull to remove blood caused by sub-dural bleeding (where blood collects between the layers of tissue which surround the brain).
Reports by the Prime Minister's medical doctors clearly indicate that the condition is neither life-threatening or should be a cause for concern, a media statement issued by the Premier's Office on Thursday stated.
It further said following a brief overnight stay in the hospital, Geingob called a media briefing in order to explain the reason for his hospitalisation, adding that “there were still conflicting reports emanating from several media houses following the press conference”, hence the decision to issue Thursday’s statement.
“The Prime Minister has been given a clean bill of health by his medical doctors who stated that his health is very good and well controlled,” it said.
The statement also quoted a letter from one of the PM’s doctors which said “I am happy to report that your medical condition is back to normal and that the sub-dural bleed you had suffered will not have any residual medical effects on your health”.