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News and Speeches for Department of Health

Music Therapy aiding Mental Health recovery In Children and Adolescents

26 July 2017

The Western Cape Government Health continues to see a noticeable increase in children and adolescents accessing mental health services in the province. Read More

Mental Health in Eden

25 July 2017

Juanita Nel suffered with the ‘blues’ during her years at college. She started hearing voices after the birth of her first baby, and it was dismissed as postnatal stress.  She became delusional after her second child and only then received the help... Read More

Media Release: Western Cape Health performs 67 additional surgeries for Mandela

18 July 2017

In keeping with Madiba’s legacy, the Western Cape Government Health has rallied enough support from our partners in society to perform life-changing operations for 67 patients over and above what would have been possible. Read More

World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress visits the WCRC

18 July 2017

The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress recently took place in Cape Town from the 2nd - 4th July 2017. Members from the physiotherapy division at the Western Cape Rehabilitation (WCRC), based in Mitchells Plain, had the... Read More

Health team go back to Avian Park

7 July 2017

A few weeks ago one of our health teams who were vaccinating kids in Avian Park were forced to leave the area in a hurry due to gang violence.  Read More