News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Official Handover of Vanguard Art Clinic

29 October 2009

The Western Cape has a very well managed health system, which is placed under immense pressure by the province's ever growing population. More people make use of the health system, which requires more service points. Read More

Media Alert: Cecilia Makiwane Recognition Awards for Nurses 2009

28 October 2009

To recognise the important role played by nurses, the Western Cape Department of Health will host its annual Cecilia Makiwane Recognition Awards for nurses on Friday, 30 October 2009. Read More

Media Alert: Official Handover of Vanguard Art Clinic

28 October 2009

The South African Medical and Education Foundation will hand over a newly constructed ARV/TB Clinic at the Vanguard Community Health Centre to the Western Cape Provincial Department of Health. Read More

Media Alert: Family Education Day at Tygerberg Hospital

22 October 2009

The Nephrology ward at Tygerberg Hospital will host a family education day on Saturday, 24th October 2009. The day aims at educating relatives of patients with kidney disease on the methods of treatment and a general knowledge of kidney failure. Read More

Boost for Sterilisation Services in the Western Cape

15 October 2009

Reproductive health care should be available, accessible, appropriate and affordable to all those who require it. The use of family planning is often influenced by education, place of residence and means. Read More

Media Alert: Boost for Sterilisation Services in the Western Cape

15 October 2009

The Association for Voluntary Sterilisation of South Africa (AVSSA) and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Tygerberg Hospital have united in a joint venture to better the quality of sterilisation services in the Western Cape. Read More

World Mental Health Day

8 October 2009

Tomorrow, 10 October 2009 is World Mental Health Day. Read More