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News and Speeches for Department of Health

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

Address by Minister Botha on the Situation with Diarrhoea in the Province

9 May 2012

Introduction:The policies employed within the province from community to tertiary hospital level for the prevention and management of diarrhoea is in line with international best practice. Read More

Unveiling of Baby-Friendly Plaque at Bishop Lavis Midwife Obstetrics Unit

23 April 2012

Today is a special occasion for this Community Health Centre - the acknowledgement of their international accreditation as a baby-friendly obstetrics unit. Read More

Opening Ceremony of the Western Cape Academic PET/CT Centre

18 April 2012

Today is a celebration and a demonstration of the inert growth potential posed by the health economy of the Western Cape. Read More

Department of Health Budget Speech 2012

25 March 2012

Mr Speaker, Honourable Premier, Ms Helen Zille, Cabinet Members, Leaders of the Opposition, Honourable members, Colleagues and friends, Citizens of the Western Cape, Read More

Minister Botha's Address to the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa

31 January 2012

Chairperson of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa, Ms Ronel BoshoffChairman of Community Pharmacists Sector, Mr. Kobus le RouxChairman of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prof Sarel MalanSA Pharmacy Council members Read More

Department of Health 2011/2012 Budget Adjustments

4 December 2011

The amount initially approved for Health in the 2011/2012 financial year was R13 395 billion and, after additions in this adjustment budget, the total health budget increases to R13 428 billion - an increase of R33 85 million. Read More

Western Cape Governance Review Speech

30 November 2011

Speaker, Members of the House. Read More

Minister Botha on Health Care 2020

9 November 2011

As we are moving towards the end of 2011, it is appropriate and significant to take a retrospect look at the past decade and to turn the lens in the direction of our next milestone - Health Care 2020.Retrospect: Health Care 2010 Read More

New Burns Unit: Ensuring Better Patient Outcomes and Increased Emotional Support

14 September 2011

MC Helen White, German Consul-General, Herr Hans-Werner Bussmann CEO of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Dr Lungi Linda Chairman of the Trust, Mr Chris Niland CEO of the Trust, Ms Louise Driver Patron of the Trust, Ms Amanda Bloch, Read More

Minister Botha's Address at the Opening of the Karl Storz Surgical Skills Training Centre

21 June 2011

CEO of the Children's Hospital Trust, Louise Driver, and Trust colleagues, CEO of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Dr Lungi Linda, German Consul-General, Mr Hans-Werner Bussmann, Read More

Department of Health: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 6)

24 March 2011

Department of Health: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 6) Read More

Celebrating International Nurses Day

11 May 2010

Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Tendani Mabuda Guest speaker, Prof Duma Head of Health, Prof. Househam Nurses from this province Read More

Budget Speech 2010/2011: Western Cape Department of Health

24 March 2010

Budget Speech 2010/2011: Western Cape Department of Health Read More

Budget Speech 2009/2010: Department of Health (Vote 6)

22 June 2009

Mr. Speaker Honourable Premier Zille Leader of the Opposition Members of the Diplomatic Corps Honourable Members Role Players from the Public and Private Health Sector Media Representatives Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen INTRODUCTION Read More

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