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News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness

Men’s Health Services: Reaching out to men in Khayelitsha

23 February 2017

Boys don’t cry… That’s the myth many men have been raised with. Some men believe that seeking health care assistance has a direct impact on their masculinity and thus only seek medical assistance when they are sick or injured.  Going for frequent... Read More

Western Cape Health Minister opening the improved Bothasig Clinic

22 February 2017

Western Cape Health Minister opening the improved Bothasig Clinic Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo officially opened the expanded Bothasig Community Day Clinic, during a visit on Wednesday 22 February. Read More

Beating Measles, 1 child at a time

20 February 2017

There are currently 9 confirmed cases of measles and all patients have been treated and are recovering.  In an effort to prevent any more people from contracting the illness, the Western Cape Department of Health is acting in line with World Health... Read More

What is mealses - FAQ

14 February 2017

Almost teh world over people know that measles is an infectious illness and that one needs to be vaccinated - Do you have more questions? Have a look at the FAQ, for your convienience it is available in all 3 languages. Read More

Emergency Healthcare Service (24 hours) Offered at Du Noon CHC

6 February 2017

The Du Noon Community Health Centre (CHC) which has been providing a healthcare service since December 2014 and is situated in Potsdam Road, Killarney Gardens, is officially offering a 24 hour emergency service as of Monday 6 February 2017 to an... Read More

Oversight Visit to Central Karoo Health Facilities

27 January 2017

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Prince Albert Health Facilities

27 January 2017

On Wednesday, 25 January, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo visited the Prince Albert Health facilities as part of her oversight visits to the Central Karoo district. Read More

Make your Child's Health a Priority

27 January 2017

Fourty-six children were entered into the Baby Competition held by Blanco Clinic in partnership with the United Reformed Church in Blanco. The aim of the competition was to promote the health of children and to educate parents on the different... Read More

Clear Vision leads to improved learner outcomes

20 January 2017

During this current financial year, the Cape Winelands District of Western Cape Government Health has provided 3 840 pairs of spectacles to children in the area, about 10 % of these glasses were for high prescription spectacles.   It is estimated... Read More

New Medical Manager for Hessequa Health Services

18 January 2017

Doctor Gideon van Tonder has been at the helm as medical manager for public health services in the Hessequa sub-district since the beginning of January. Read More

New Years Babies 2017

3 January 2017

Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce the birth of 109 babies as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape on New Year’s Day 2017. Read More