News and Speeches for Department of Health

Second reading debate on the Emergency Funds bill

31 August 2017

Second reading debate on the Emergency Funds bill   Honorable Premier Madam Speaker Members of this house Members of the media   Read More

2017 Department of Health Budget Speech: Dr Nomafrench Mbombo

30 March 2017

Dr Nomafrench Mbombo 2017 Department of Health Budget Speech Premier Hellen Zille Honourable Speaker,                                               Honourable members Read More

Health: State of the Province 2017

21 February 2017

Mama uSomlomo ohleniphekileyo Ohloniphekileyo Premier kwiphondo lentshona Koloni, Ahloniphekileyo  amalungu epalamente yase Ntshona Koloni kunye nabaphathsiwa, Iiindwendwe, indwalutho nezidwangube ezizozimasa lengqungquthela Members of the... Read More

Minister Nomafrench Mbombo Budget Speech 2016

18 March 2016

The following speech extract was delivered by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, the Western Cape Minister of Health, during the Vote 6 Budget Debate in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament on 18 March 2016. Read More

Plan to Address The Nursing Vacancy Rate

12 May 2015

This speech was delivered by the Health MEC, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo at the International Nurse’s Day commemoration event at the Western Cape College of Nursing. The Western Cape Government Has a Plan to Address The Nursing Vacancy Rate Read More

KPMG Global Healthcare Conference April 2015

22 April 2015

  Good evening to Dr Mark Britnell, Chairman and Partner, Global Health Practice, KPMG Dr Anuschka Coovadia, Head of Health for Africa, KPMG Lord Nigel Crisp, Co-Chair of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health Read More

WoW! Pilot Media Launch

31 March 2015

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, A special welcome to our special guests and to the representatives of our partners who are present here this morning: Read More

Professor Nomafrench Mbombo Budget Speech 2015

2 March 2015

Madam Speaker Honourable Premier Ms Helen Zille Cabinet Colleagues and Members of the Provincial Parliament Chairperson of the Standing Committee Head of Department and Management of the Department of Health Read More

State of the Province Debate

24 February 2015

Good afternoon to you Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier of the Western Cape, Honourable members of the provincial cabinet, Honourable members, Community leaders in the gallery, Members of the different media houses, Read More

Private Public Health Forum 2015

13 February 2015

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, It gives me great pleasure to be addressing you this afternoon- my debut appearance at the Private Public Health Forum. Coincidentally, this is also Prof Househam’s last meeting with you. Read More

Leewenhof Business Breakfast

11 February 2015

A very good morning to the Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille. Thank you for opening up your home and hosting us this morning. Read More

Health Budget Vote at the National Council of Provinces

28 May 2013

Speech by Minister Theuns Botha, Minister of Health in the Western Cape. Read More

Health Budget Vote 2013/2014

26 March 2013

SpeakerHonourable Premier Ms Helen ZilleCabinet MembersLeader of the OppositionChairperson of the Standing CommitteeHonourable MembersColleagues and friendsCitizens of the Western Cape Read More

Opening of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Ward B2

7 March 2013

Head of Health, Prof. Craig HousehamChair of the Children's Hospital Trust, Mr Spencer McNallyCEO of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Dr Lungi LindaMedia and guests Read More

Annual Western Cape Nursing Award Ceremony

30 October 2012

Head of Health, Prof. Craig Househam;Chief Director: Human Resources, Ms Bernadette Arries;Director: Nursing Services, Ms Florence Africa;Awardee;Media and guests.Introduction Read More

Address by Minister Botha on the Reconstruction of GF Jooste Hospital

12 September 2012

It is noted that the range of organisations that are signatories to the memorandum handed over on Monday appreciate the excellent work done by the staff at GF Jooste Hospital, and that the signatories support the construction of a new purpose-built... Read More

Impact of Other Provinces' Inability to Pay Accounts on Public Health Services in the Western Cape

16 May 2012

Although the Western Cape is not affected directly by the inability of other provinces to pay accounts, the reality is that the undeniable breakdown of services - particularly in the Eastern Cape - has resulted in many people seeking health care in... Read More