News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

World AIDS Day 2018

28 November 2018

World AIDS Day: Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the first HIV- positive to HIV-positive kidney transplant Read More

#ManUp for better Health

23 November 2018

Men often take their health for granted. It is time to #ManUp and go for regular health check-ups to detect and treat preventable health problems early. Men of all ages (including boys and youths) should go for regular check-ups and those over 40... Read More

Purple for Preemies

15 November 2018

People worldwide will observe Prematurity Day on Saturday 17 November 2018 to acknowledge the journey of preterm infants and their families. Read More

Diabetes is a ‘Family Affair’

13 November 2018

Ashleigh Williams is 9 years old. She has type 1 diabetes. While most children go about their daily activities relatively carefree, Ashleigh has to test herself up to six times a day and has to apply strict self-control when it comes to her eating... Read More

Cecilia Makiwane Awards 2018 Winner - Noluthando Tibini

12 November 2018

Noluthando Tibini, Clinical Nurse Practitioner at Ruyterwacht CDC was recognised as the 2018 Cecilia Makiwane Awards winner. Read More

Take caution during Paediatric Surge Season

3 November 2018

Incidents of Diarrhoea Disease (DD) will be on the increase as we head into summer, with children under the age of five being particularly affected.  Read More