News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Khayelitsha Site B Superwoman with a smile

31 August 2018

Everybody that visits Site B Community Health Centre is familiar with Phyllis Zondani. She is loved by everyone young and old. She has a positive effect on people and knows how to put a smile on everyone’s face. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about the Human Papillomavirus(HPV) Vaccination

29 August 2018

More than 3000 South African women die from cervical cancer every year. Certain strains of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, therefore the National Department of Health has introduced the HPV vaccine. Read More

Western Cape College of Nursing: Multi Campus

20 August 2018

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR NURSE TRAINING FOR THE 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR DIPLOMA IN NURISNG (GENERAL, PSYCHIATRIC, COMMUNITY) AND MIDWIFERY Read More

Artistic Mural to Change Negative Perception of Mental Health

11 August 2018

There has always been a powerful link between creativity and mental health. This is according to Dr John Parker, Psychiatrist at Lentegeur Hospital and Director of The Spring Foundation, who explains that creative therapy provides an effective... Read More

HPV second round: Protect her future

6 August 2018

There are numerous things that we can do to protect our daughters – having them vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of them. Western Cape Government Health is serious about the health of women. Read More

New surgical ward and CT scan part of Khayelitsha Hospital improvement plan

3 August 2018

New surgical ward and CT scan suite open as part of Khayelitsha Hospital improvement plan   Read More

Western Cape Health performs 67 additional surgeries for Mandela Day

2 August 2018

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

Mama G makes a big difference in Khayelitsha Hospital

1 August 2018

During August, formidable women are commemorated and celebrated. A formidable woman who should be recognised for her selfless service and dedication to her community, is Nurse Nombulelo Gloria Geza, a nursing assistant in Khayelitsha District... Read More