News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Christmas Babies 2015

26 December 2015

Western Cape Government Health is honoured to announce the birth of 189 babies as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape by 12:00 on 26 December 2015.   Read More

Emergency Centres Taking Strain in Western Cape

23 December 2015

Emergencies are never scheduled.  In fact, they often come at the most inconvenient of times – especially during the Festive Season when roads are packed with motorists going on holiday when the province experiences a dramatic influx of people. Read More

Christmas comes early to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

17 December 2015

Christmas came early to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital when Father Christmas took time out from his busy schedule to visit the hospital on 17 December 2015 to spread some festive cheer during their annual Christmas Parade.  Read More

Western Cape Health unveils emergency services plans for the festive season

10 December 2015

STATEMENT BY DR NOMAFRENCH MBOMBO   WESTERN CAPE MINISTRY OF HEALTH  DATE: 10 December 2015   Western Cape Health unveils emergency services plans for the festive season Read More

Keep Safe from Poison this Holiday Season

10 December 2015

From fertiliser to makeup and medicines, potentially poisonous items show up everywhere, especially throughout our homes.  Read More

Mens Sexual Health: Condomise and Circumcise

9 December 2015

The two best ways for men to ensure their sexual health and to protect themselves and their loved ones from STIs and HIV, is to condomise and be medically circumcised. Read More

Prevent Diving Accidents and Drownings this Holiday Season

7 December 2015

The holiday season is upon us, a time when vacationers will make their way to beaches, tidal pools, swimming pools and other swimming facilities. It is also the busiest time for Acute Post-traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries.  Read More

“AIDS Free Generation by 2030”

1 December 2015

A new strategy aimed at bringing about an HIV free generation called the ’90 90 90’ strategy was unveiled by UNAIDS and adopted by South Africa. Read More