News and Speeches for Department of Health | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Health

Western Cape College of Nursing international nurses day

30 May 2019

Minister of Health in the Western Cape, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will deliver the keynote address at the Western Cape College of Nursing’s (WCCN) International Nurses Day Celebration. Minister Mbombo will recognise nurses for the critical role they... Read More

Media Release : Love your lungs: Don’t take your life for granted

29 May 2019

Annually on 31 May, the World Health Organisation and global partners celebrate World No-Tobacco Day by raising awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. Read More

Kangaroo Mother Care saves lives and reduces costs to healthcare

20 May 2019

The International Kangaroo Mother Care Awareness Day is a global event which is celebrated on the 15 May annually by parents, communities, organisations and healthcare institutions that appreciate and acknowledge the benefits of Kangaroo Mother Care... Read More