Member of Parliament: National Assembly

Appointed By President

Legislative Profile Member of SWAPO Party (1980); Member of the South African Nursing Counsel/Association (1980-1992); Member of the Namibian Nursing Counsel/Association (1993); Member of NAPPA (1994); Member of SWAPO Women’s Counsel in Kavango(1980) , Secretary from 1994 till 2002; Elected member of SWAPO Party Women’s Central Committee (2001); Member of Ukumwe Cultural Group, Kavango Region (1998); Board member of LirongaEparu, Kavango Region (2001)
Personal July 27, 1959 at Rupara, Kavango West Region
Education Master Degree in Community Health, Department of Public Health,University of Liverpool, UK,2000; Diploma in Community Health, AMREF, Kenya, 1995 Advanced Diploma in Health Promotion and Diagnostics, University of Namibia, 1992; Diploma in Midwifery, Windhoek Nursing College, 1985; Diploma in Nursing, Oshakati Nursing College, 1984; Certificate in Nursing, Onandjokwe Lutheran Medical Hospital, 1980
Career Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services (2005 up to date) – Appointed by the President); Secretary to the SWAPO Party Women’s Council (2006 – 2011 and re-elected 2011 -2016); Regional SWAPO Coordinator in Kavango Region (2002); Chief Health Programme Administrator (2001 – 2002); Regional Primary Health Care Coordinator (1996 -2001); Registered Nurse/Midwife in Rundu (1985-1996); Enrolled Nurse (1980-1981).
Interests Women empowerment; Fight HIV/AIDS Pandemic; Fight alcohol and drug abuse; Fight Violence against Women and Children.