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World No Tobacco Day Programme - 2004

27 May 2004

Date: 31 May 2004 Venue: Blackpool Hall, Shelley Street, Salt River Programme Director: Zaid Omar: eTV (The Drum Cafe will provide an interactive drumming session as guests arrive) Read More

Statement by Western Cape Health Minister Pierre Uys Commemorating Child Protection Week, 24 - 30 May 2004

23 May 2004

Children are something very special to us as parents and it is therefore a commitment of the Western Cape Health Services to provide the best possible protection and care services to our youngsters says Provincial Health Minister, Pierre Uys, in a... Read More

Statement by Department of Health, Western Cape, following newspaper reports on Conditions in Ward 20 (Maximum-Security Ward) of Valkenberg Hospital

12 May 2004

Following reports in The Cape Times of 10 May 2004 and Die Burger of 12 May 2004, I wish to clarify the situation regarding conditions in Ward 20, the Maximum Security Ward of Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital. Read More

Nurses Day, 12 May 2004

11 May 2004

Statement by the Western Cape Health Minister, Pierre Uys on Nurses Day, 12 May 2004. Read More

Statement by Provincial Health Minister, Pierre Uys, highlighting Occupational Therapy Week (10 to 14 May).

9 May 2004

The work done by the Western Cape's thousands of health workers does not always get the recognition it deserves largely due to the fact that most of the work is done behind the scenes and is rarely highlighted. Read More

4 May 2004 is World Asthma Day

3 May 2004

Today, Tuesday May 4th 2004, is the 7th World Asthma Day. Asthma is a common illness in South Africa and effective therapy is freely available. Read More

World Health Day Event on Tuesday, 6 April 2004 at Delvera Farm in Stellenbosch

5 April 2004

'WATCH THAT CHILD -- ROAD SAFETY IS NO ACCIDENT!!' Read More

Regional and District Hospitals will benefit from new Hospital Information System (HIS)

31 January 2004

A new era in hospital management is to be introduced for Western Cape regional and district hospitals during the weekend of 1 February 2004, when the Health Information System for patient administration and billing becomes operational at the... Read More

Untrue Rumour Regarding Medicines And Treatment

27 January 2004

The Ministry and Department of Health Western Cape have become aware of a rumour to the effect that medicines and treatment will not be offered at certain Health facilities in months to come. The origin of the rumour is not known, but it is totally... Read More

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