News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Medical Male Circumcisions

25 June 2015

Western Cape Department of Health is actively promoting the elective male medical circumcision (MMC) programme to increase the uptake of MMC in the province. During 2013/4 the Department performed 16 596 MMCs and in 2014/15 15821 males went for the... Read More

Extension Notice Period for Comment - Health Facility Boards and Committees Bill

25 June 2015

The Draft Western Cape Health Facility Boards and Committees Bill, 2015 was published on 15 May 2015 for public comment. Comments must be submitted to the provincial Department of Health.  Read More

Mitchells Plain Community Health Centre Improves Patient C²AIR²

23 June 2015

Mitchell’s Plain has only one Community Health Centre providing a 24 hour service. Read More

Keeping your ‘cool’ in winter

23 June 2015

Runny noses, wet coughs and high fevers are synonymous with the winter season. Not only are these symptoms quite debilitating, but they sometimes leave us looking quite worse for wear, make us short-tempered and generally more prone to losing our... Read More