News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Violence, trauma and alcohol has devastating effects on WC Health system

19 February 2019

Today, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo briefed the media on the impact of violence, trauma and alcohol has on the health system. Read More

Sexually transmitted infections and condom awareness

11 February 2019

Did you know that using a condom every time you have sex, is the only way to protect yourself against HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? Read More

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) outbreak

8 February 2019

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) outbreak:  Tygerberg Hospital’s Neonatal Service Read More

HPV vaccination to tackle cervical cancer

4 February 2019

As we commemorate World Cancer Day today (4 February 2019), Western Cape Government Health teams will visit all Grade 4 girls who are nine years old and attending public schools from 5 February until 15 March to administer the first dose of the... Read More