News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Children Undergo Life-Changing Spinal Surgery

21 February 2013

Two children had their lives changed forever after the skilled surgeons at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital operated on their spines. Read More

Do You Know Your Status?

18 February 2013

The Western Cape Government is giving you a chance to take responsibility for Read More

NHI Pilot Project Launched in Eden District

18 February 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today launched the National Health Insurance (NHI) pilot project in the Western Cape in the district selected for this purpose - Eden.  The event took place at the George Town Hall. Read More

Media Alert: EMS Rescue Respond to Gas Explosion

13 February 2013

The Western Cape Government Health: Emergency Medical Services Responded to a Gas Explosion in Contermanskloof earlier today: Read More

Malmesbury Community Day Centre Officially Opened

12 February 2013

On 12 February 2013, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, officially opened the R33 million state-of-the-art health facility in Malmesbury which replaces the old Wesbank Clinic, Oklahoma Clinic, Malmesbury satellite clinic and the... Read More

Minister Botha Makes Statement on World Cancer Day

4 February 2013

On Monday, 4 February, I will receive a memorandum from the Cancer Alliance. This forms part of a campaign to create awareness about the illness, of our lifetime - cancer. Read More