On October 25, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Japan received a total of 16 portable ultrasound machines, which were delivered in collaboration with the Japanese government. The assistance of the Japanese government made it possible to make a total donation of N$ 801,843.00 to the Japanese people. It was only possible for World Health Organization to fulfill its mission because of the assistance provided by the Japanese government. At the presentation, Dr. Shangula, Minister of Health and Social Services, expressed his delight at having the equipment, saying that it would be invaluable in the clinical management of conditions that manifest themselves in expectant mothers and their children. It will also promote quality assurance while also addressing geographical and cultural barriers that may have prevented women from seeking medical care in a timely manner in the past. He demonstrated the importance of conducting early and more accurate diagnosis in remote health facilities, with the goal of improving effective treatment and health outcomes in return, by conducting in-depth assessment(s) of the symptoms presented. His ability to multitask is just one of his many abilities. In the words of Mr. Hideaki Harada, the Japanese Ambassador to Namibia, the provision of 16 ultrasound scanners and related accessories to health-care facilities in Namibia is an important component of the trilateral cooperation project, which has been in operation since March of this year and has received Japanese funding totaling approximately 270,000 USD (approximately 4 million NAD).
At the same event, a representative from the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that antenatal care (ANC) is a critical service that benefits both the mother and her unborn child, and that ultrasound scanner should be made available to all women everywhere, without discrimination, in order to achieve universal access. It is essential for expectant mothers to receive critical interventions that can aid in the prevention, detection, and treatment of potential risks to themselves and their unborn children while pregnant. This is an important component of primary healthcare for expectant mothers. Additionally, the recently released National Antenatal Care Guidelines for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive Pregnancy Experience for a Positive PregnaAmong other things, the new American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ANC) guidelines recommend that a single ultrasound scan be performed before 24 weeks of pregnancy to estimate gestational age, improve detection of fetal anomalies, and rule out multiple pregnancies. Women who are expecting a child will benefit from this because, in addition to reducing the need for induction of labor in post-term pregnancies, they will have a better overall experience of being pregnant.