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News and Speeches for Department of Health

New Year’s resolutions for your health

29 January 2016

Once the champagne corks have been popped to welcome in the new year, you often hear people name their resolutions for the new year. Some want to lose weight, others want to tick off an item on their bucket list or another vows to tighten their... Read More

Update On Typhoid Cases Confirmed in Western Cape

29 January 2016

An update on the current status of Typhoid Fever in the Western Cape and the media statement issued on 28 January 2016: Update 29 January 2016: Typhoid fever Read More

Play It Cool With Lunch Box Ideas

28 January 2016

For some kids, first and second break are the best school periods on the daily timetable. It is a time for playing with friends and when they can move around the school grounds carefree. It is also a time to open lunch boxes and see what is packed... Read More

Update on Several Meningitis Cases Reported in Mossel Bay

28 January 2016

An update on the current status of Enteroviral Meningitis in the Western Cape and the media statement issued on 28 January 2016: Current status: Update 29 January 2016 Read More

Equine Therapy piloted at Valkenberg Hospital

13 January 2016

With similar social and responsive behaviour to humans, horses have been noted to be a hugely beneficial mechanism used in therapy sessions for individuals with a variety of emotional and mental health issues.  Read More

2016 Health Resolutions: Building a healthier Western Cape

13 January 2016

WESTERN CAPE MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2016 2016 Health Resolutions: Building a healthier Western Cape Read More

New years' babies 2016

3 January 2016

Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce the birth of 162 babies as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape on New Year’s Day. Read More