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News and Speeches for Department of Health and Wellness

Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre Offically Opened

2 December 2004

Another Health Care 2010 Vision becomes a Reality! Read More

New Rehabilitation Centre of Excellence Open on 3 December 2004

2 December 2004

For the past year a section of the premises of Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital in Mitchells Plain has been a buzzing hive of building activity. Read More

Official Opening of the Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre

1 December 2004

Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain 3 December 2004 Dignitaries, Guests, Staff & Patients are kindly requested to arrive at 09:00 for 09:30 Read More

International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day

30 November 2004

9 September 2004 Read More

Opening of Consolidated Service Laboratory at Groote Schuur Hospital

30 November 2004

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Pierre Uys, and the CEO of the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), John Robertson, officially opened a new R5 million state-of-the-art consolidated laboratory service at the Groote Schuur Hospital on 11... Read More

Opening of Psychosis Recovery Unit

30 November 2004

Another first for health services in the Western Cape: Opening of Psychosis Recovery Unit by Health Minister Pierre Uys. Place: Lentegeur Hospital, Mitchells Plain Date: 5 November 2004 Time: 12h30 Enquiries: Herman van der Westhuizen:... Read More

Global Fund gives US$ 15.5m to Fight Aids

30 November 2004

The Western Cape Provincial Department of Health has just received the biggest grant ever given to a provincial department. Read More

MEC Visits Red Cross Children for Eye Care Awareness Week

30 November 2004

The Western Cape MEC for Health, Minister Pierre Uys visited the Red Cross Children's Hospital on World Sight Day, Thursday 14 October. Read More

Emergency Services in Western Cape get Major Boost

30 November 2004

Some 30% of entire ambulance fleet to be replaced by 68 new ambulances as part of a R52 million replacement prorgamme. To be announced on Monday 29 November at 11am at Baron's, N1 City, Goodwood at 11am. Read More

Fundraising Campaign for Woodside Special Care Centre

9 November 2004

Make a donation today to the Woodside Special Care Centre for people with serious disabilities Read More

Agreement to Strengthen HIV and AIDS Programme

19 October 2004


Mental Health Awareness Month - October 2004

30 September 2004


World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day

7 September 2004

The Metro District Health Services of the Western Cape Department of Health is raising awareness of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome on World FAS Day on Thursday 9 September 2004. Read More

Healthy Baby Competition

25 August 2004

The Western Cape Department of Health and Johnson & Johnson challenge mothers to take responsibility for their children's health. Read More

BMW Bellville donates R15 000 for wheelchairs to new Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre

25 August 2004

On Friday, 27August 2004, BMW Bellville will make its own contribution to the success of the new Western Cape Rehabilitation Center by giving a donation of R15000. Read More

Massive Measles and Polio Immunisation Campaign 2004

25 July 2004

The Department of Health would like to urge parents, guardians, caregivers and the general public to bring their children who are under five years of age for immunisation at their near Read More

Dealing with staff shortages in our provincial hospitals

12 July 2004

Statement by Professor Craig Househam Head of the Western Cape Department of Health Read More

Problems at Red Cross, Tygerberg and other Western Cape Hospitals Being Addressed

1 July 2004

Issued by: Minister of Health, Mr Pierre Uys Date: 10 June 2004 For release: Immediate Read More

National Epilepsy Week (16 - 21 June 2004)

10 June 2004

"Theme: Into The Light" 'Light a candle for epilepsy'! On 21 June 2004 Epilepsy South Africa will celebrate their second National Epilepsy Day. Read More