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News and Speeches for Department of Health

Minister Botha to Open Newly Constructed Grassy Park Community Day Centre

29 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially re-open the newly built Grassy Park Community Day Centre on Tuesday, 6 March 2012. Read More

Paediatric Liver Transplant Changes a Life

28 February 2012

Francois Van Niekerk from Vanderbijlpark in Gauteng has become one of the more than 100 children to undergo a liver transplant at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital since 1991. Read More

Western Cape CEO Hospital Posts Not to be Advertised

28 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, says that the Western Cape will not advertise CEO positions in tertiary hospitals, following discussions with the national health minister. Read More

Western Cape Government Health's IT System Takes Top Prize at European Symposium

28 February 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's information system, which is being implemented at public primary healthcare facilities throughout the province, received international recognition at an IT symposium in Europe. Read More

Summit Helps Transform Mental Health in South Africa

23 February 2012

The Western Cape Government Health hosted its Mental Health Summit at the Lentegeur Hospital Conference Centre in Mitchell's Plain on Friday, 24 February 2012. Read More

Khayelitsha Hospital Facility Board Appointed

15 February 2012

The first open day of the new Khayelitsha District Hospital was an opportunity for the Western Cape Government Health Department to introduce this brand-new state-of-the-art health facility to stakeholders other than patients. Read More

Early Detection and Regular Clinic Visits are Key to a Healthy Pregnancy

13 February 2012

Western Cape Government Health in the Cape Winelands wishes to congratulate the 13 152 moms who entrusted their pregnancy to us during the last year and encourage all our current and prospective moms-to-be to visit their clinic as per appointment. Read More

Alan Blyth Hospital in Ladismith Receives International Accreditation

12 February 2012

Alan Blyth Hospital celebrated its international Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) accreditation by hosting a ceremony on Monday, 13 February 2012. Read More

Media Alert: Update on Rescues in Session - 6 February 2012

6 February 2012

Update on the rescues that took place yesterday, 6 February 2012: Read More

Media Alert: Rescues in Session - 6 February 2012

5 February 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently responding to and assisting on three calls: Read More

Media Alert: Rescue Missions - 5 February 2012

4 February 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to multiple incidents over the weekend: Read More

Media Alert: MVA on Sir Lowry's Pass

1 February 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently attending to a motor vehicle accident. Read More