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Information on what birth defects are, examples of birth defects, what can be done for people who have them and a list of contact numbers where services can be obtained in the country.
With the population increasing everyday, exercise your human right to family planning. Find out what the benefits are to having a smaller family.
Wailing fire engines and rumbling Harley Davidson motorcycles flooded the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital precinct for the hospital's annual Christmas Parade on 18 December.
Father Christmas – with his big belly, bright red suit and trademark white beard – swopped his sleigh for a ride on a Harley Davidson cruiser, much to the delight of the little patients, their families and staff.
The Western Cape Government has announced its finalists for the Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards 2014.
After a province-wide call for entries, which closed on 15 September, the judging process involved the selection of three finalists in each category who were then assessed by three judging panels. The finalists selected across the five categories represent a diverse range of businesses covering activities such as media, technology, education and food production.
Hello Boys and Girls! The Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign is here again! Take part in our exciting competitions and write a story or draw a picture about how to respond to fires and floods. Remember to tell your friends and family to call 10177 (from a landline) or 112 (from a cell phone) if a fire or flood strikes.
Job Descriptions for the following posts that fall under the fire fighting department can be found listed below:
Every day, many of us wake up, commute to work and spend most of our time focused on routine behaviours.
But ever so often the unexpected might happen: a building fire, a veld fire, a vehicle fire or some other fire disaster. Routines change drastically and we are suddenly aware of how fragile our lives and routines can be. Each fire disaster can have lasting effects – people may be seriously injured or killed, and devastating and costly property damage can occur.
It's best to make sure that you know what the law says about setting off fireworks in your neighbourhood.
Even though fireworks are beautiful and exciting to watch, they can also be potentially dangerous. Fireworks can cause damage to your property, harm your family or pets.
Fishing is more than just a sport, it also gives you the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of the Western Cape. Here’s what you need to know about permits, locations and more.
Whether you fish to make profit or fish for pleasure, you need to follow rules and regulations that protect marine life.
As colder weather sets in, so does many seasonal illnesses and viruses such as the influenza virus, most commonly known as the flu. The majority of us will catch the flu between the last week of April until the first week of July, this is our typical flu season.
One of the best things you can do for your unborn child is to avoid alcohol during your pregnancy - giving your unborn child the best possible start for their future.
There's no safe minimum amount of alcohol that a pregnant woman can drink without it affecting her unborn child. Research shows just a few drinks during your pregnancy can cause serious, life-long brain damage to your unborn baby.
What is Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)?
Food poisoning is a very common condition where a person gets ill because of eating or drinking contaminated foods that contain harmful germs like bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Did you know that our teeth can't repair themselves? That's why we need to take extra care of them by maintaining good oral hygiene.
What happens if I don’t take care of my teeth?
Where can I find adverts for Traffic Officer posts (jobs)?
Adverts are placed in newspapers and on the Western Cape Government website.
When can I expect new Traffic Officer posts(jobs) to be advertised?
There is no specific timeline or dates in the year that new posts are to be advertised, it is dependant on the Department (Provincial).
Can I apply at the College for the post (job) that was advertised?
Information on the rights and obligations of landlords renting out residential property to tenants.
Information on the rights and obligations of people who rent residential property from a landlord or letting agent.