News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Trendy Du Noon Community Health Centre Set to Open for Patients in August

24 April 2014

Nominated as a World Capital Design 2014 ProjectThe R83 million-Du Noon Community Health Centre is at present under construction and completion is expected at the end of May 2014. The facility will be opened to patients by August this year. Read More

Bold New Step in the HIV Challenge

23 April 2014

Western Cape’s Early ARV Treatment and Intensified Prevention for Neonates will Reduce Mother-to-child Transmission to Virtually Zero Read More

Easter Bunny Spreads Smiles with Visit to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

17 April 2014

The Easter Bunny made its annual visit to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on 17 April 2014 during the hospital’s annual Easter parade. Read More

Little Miracles at Prince Albert Hospital

15 April 2014

Little miracles are often born at Prince Albert Hospital. One of these miracles is Divurden Marthinus born on 27 January 2014 at only 25 weeks gestation. Divurden was too small at birth for admission to a neonatal unit at a secondary hospital. Read More

Measles and Polio Vaccines In Short Supply at Present

10 April 2014

Patients should be aware there is again a shortfall in the supply of polio and measles vaccine which has its origin in the supply available from the national supplier, Biovac Institute. Read More

Treatment Action Campaign Ignored Invitation to a Discussion

10 April 2014

Following the receipt of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) memorandum on 27 March 2014, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, invited the provincial coordinator, Mr Mandla Majola to meet with him on the issues raised in the memorandum. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Embarks On Organisational Change

10 April 2014

 In order to empower staff and change the organizational culture of the Western Cape Government Health, the Department appointed Ernst and Young as consultants to facilitate change in an innovative way. Read More

World Health Day 2014 to Focus on Vector-Borne Diseases

3 April 2014

Make sure you receive the necessary treatment before visiting Malaria risk areas. Read More

56% van Graad Vier Dogters Beskerm Teen MPV

3 April 2014

Die Wes-Kaapse Regering Gesondheid neem kennis van die ouers wat die keuse gemaak het om hul dogters te laat immuniseer teen MPV-verwante servikskanker. Read More

Abafundi Abenza Ugrade 4 Abakwiipesenti Ezingama-56% Bagonyelwe iHPV

3 April 2014

URhulumente wezeMpilo weNtshona Koloni ubamba ngazibini kwabo bazali abakhethe ukuba iintombi zabo zigonyelwe iHPV enxulumene nesifo soMhlaza weSibeleko, ngokuthi basayine ifom enika imvume yoko bayibuyise. Read More