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News and Speeches for Department of Health

Province's Chronic Medication Delivery Discussed in Washington DC

26 July 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, and the head of Western Cape Government Health, Prof. Craig Househam met this week in Washington with representatives of UTI, the province's chronic medication service provider. Read More

World Breastfeeding Week 2012

26 July 2012

The Western Cape Government Health, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town, will be hosting a Breastfeeding festival at the Good Hope Centre to promote breastfeeding to mothers with infants on 8 August 2012. Read More

Lotus River Community Health Centre Career Day

23 July 2012

The Lotus River Community Health Centre (CHC) will be hosting a career day for the youth of Lotus River on Wednesday, 25 July 2012. Universities and colleges, skills development agencies and other organisations will be present to showcase career... Read More

Public Health Services in Klipfontein/Mitchell's Plain during Women's Health Season

18 July 2012

Mitchell's Plain Community Health Centre (CHC), Inzame Zabantu Community Health Centre (CHC) and Hanover Park CHC are offering extended hours to accommodate working women and allow them to access family planning and STI services, pap smears and... Read More

EMS Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident in Kuils River

16 July 2012

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

Women's Health Season - More Health Services for Women

15 July 2012

The Western Cape Government Department of Health has launched a three-month campaign that will focus on the well-being of women, between the months of July and September. Read More

EMS Alert: Accident on Borchards Quarry/N2

15 July 2012

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

New Emergency Unit for George Hospital

11 July 2012

The new emergency unit at George Provincial Hospital is now complete and will be opened on 12 July 2012. The project, which started in June 2011, cost just over R8 million for the infrastructure and an additional R2.4 million for equipment. Read More

Western Cape Government Opens New R4.2 Million MOU in Delft

11 July 2012

Theuns Botha, the Western Cape Minister of Health, officially opened the new Delft Maternity and Obstetrics Unit (MOU) at the Delft Community Health Centre (CHC) on 12 July 2012. Read More

Minister Botha to Attend Official Opening of Delft Community Health Centre MOU

10 July 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Delft Maternity and Obstetrics Unit (MOU) on Thursday, 12 July 2012. Minister Botha will also provide information on the roll-out of the province's three-month women's... Read More

EMS Nominated for Centrum Guardian Project Awards

8 July 2012

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has once again reached the semi-finals for the Centrum Guardian Awards Competition, which recognises emergency workers who go beyond their call of duty. In 2010, Western Cape Government (WCG) Health's EMS came first... Read More

R250 000 Boost to Equip New Somerset Hospital for Paediatric Surgery

4 July 2012

To celebrate their success of 40 years in business, direct sales company Pres Les decided to give thanks by giving back to the community. Read More

E-Bursary System Eases Application Process

2 July 2012

Western Cape Government Health officially launched its new e-bursary application system (e-BAS) at the Kromme Rhee Training Academy in Stellenbosch on 3 July 2012. Read More

Chronic Dispensing Medication Situation on the Mend

2 July 2012

The problems with the provision of chronic medication to Western Cape Government Health facilities have improved. Read More

Women's Health Season Kicks off

1 July 2012

On 2 July, Western Cape Government Health kicked off its Women's Health Season, which stretches from July to September 2012. Read More

E-Bursary System Launched to Ease Application Process

1 July 2012

Western Cape Government Health will officially introduce its new online bursary application system (e-BAS) at Kromme Rhee Training Academy on 3 July 2012. Read More