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News and Speeches for Department of Health

Groundbreaking surgery gives 4-year old a finger from her toe

27 September 2018

Meet Angelique:  A friendly 4-year old girl who has become one of the youngest patients in South Africa to undergo a successful microvascular foot to hand transfer.  In layman’s terms: her toe is now a functioning digit on her hand. Read More

Official opening of Napier Clinic

26 September 2018

Today (Wednesday, 26 September 2018), Western Cape Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo, officially opened the Napier Clinic. Read More

Red Cross Children's Hospital supports Sunflower Day

21 September 2018

Today is acknowledged as Sunflower Day – which is all about rallying support for individuals diagnosed with life-threatening blood diseases and cancers such as leukaemia. Many such children are treated at the Haematology-Oncology unit at the Red... Read More

Leadership Conference - Transforming the past and creating a future

18 September 2018

Western Cape Health Department hosts Leadership Conference themed “Leadership in action: Transforming the past and creating a future”, 17 – 19 September 2018 Read More

The health system is hard hit by crime within our communities

13 September 2018

STATEMENT BY DR NOMAFRENCH MBOMBO WESTERN CAPE MINISTRY OF HEALTH  Read More

New pharmacy queuing system to improve patient experience at Mitchells Plain CHC

10 September 2018

The Western Cape Government Health (WCGH) together with the Department of the Premier (DoTP) has rolled out a new electronic pharmacy queuing ticket system in September 2018 to improve the experience of approximately 13 000 patients collecting... Read More

WC Health Minister launches Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Drive.

4 September 2018

Western Cape Health Minister launches Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Drive in Conville, George Statement By Dr Nomafrench Mbombo              Read More