News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness

Donation of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day

24 June 2014

Cape Town Knitwits donate blankets to sick children at the Tygerberg Hospital Paediatric Oncology Ward Read More

Volunteers Recognised at Appreciation Function

24 June 2014

Eighty-six year old Jean Harker has dedicated more than 30 years of her time and energy to the children at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital through volunteer work. Read More

Minister Theuns Botha’s Youth Day Message

17 June 2014

We live in a country of opportunities with a constitution that is recognised amongst the best in the world, and protecting people’s rights. But there is a trend that people are not taking responsibility for their rights. Read More

Public and Private Health Sector can Collaborate on the Electronic Platform

13 June 2014

Minister Theuns Botha called on stakeholders in health to innovate solutions to achieve the objectives of improving the patient experience as a sector. Read More

Know the Signs of Mental Illness

9 June 2014

Mental health is not merely about the absence of mental illness, but rather the presence of mental health and well-being. Read More

Launch of Holistic Strategy to Tackle TB

5 June 2014

The Western Cape Government Department of Health has launched a holistic communication strategy to address stigma around TB and encourage early detection and treatment for DR-TB. Read More

Province’s Award-Winning Patient Database Shares Information Across Clinics

3 June 2014

Patient database system designed to improve service delivery. Read More