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

News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness

World TB Day 2016

24 March 2016

International World Tuberculosis Day (WTBD) will be commemorated on 24 March under the theme of “Unite to end TB”.  Read More

Easter Bunny makes special visit to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

24 March 2016

With Easter just around the corner, young patients at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital received an egg-stra special treat when the Easter Bunny arrived a few days early to make a special visit to the hospital on 24 March 2016.  Read More

Hypertension: A Silent Killer

16 March 2016

Hypertension is known as the silent killer since most people do not have any symptoms. In some cases hypertension causes symptoms such as headache, shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, palpitations of the heart and nose bleeds. Read More

Buddy – A friend that helps kids beat TB

7 March 2016

Western Cape Government Health at Brewelskloof TB Hospital in Worcester, together with partners, USAID TB CareII today introduced a new character, called Buddy aimed at helping children to recover. Read More