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Joint Statement by Ministers Robin Carlisle and Adv. Lennit Max on Province-Wide Bus Blitz Operation

11 August 2009

The Ministers of Transport and Community Safety Robin Carlisle and Adv. Lennit Max have released the results of the province-wide bus blitz operation with a particular focus on the Beaufort West border. Read More

Immunisation Measures Introduced to Prevent Child Deaths

11 August 2009

07 August 2009 Pneumonia and diarrhoea are worldwide public health issues and together account for about half the deaths in children below the age of five years. Read More

Women's Day 2009

11 August 2009

Women's Day 2009 Read More

MEC Grant Concludes Teacher Post-Allocation Consultations

11 August 2009

Following two separate discussions (6th and 12th of August 2009) with school governing body associations and teacher unions, the Minister for Education in the Western Cape, Donald Grant, has now concluded the post-allocation consultations. Read More

Invitation to the Pink and Blue Child Awareness Campaign

11 August 2009

We would like to invite you to join the Department of Health, TygerBear Foundation and more than 3000 children, well known performers and celebrities on Wednesday 12 August, from 10h00-12h00, in the celebration of the Pink & Blue Child Awareness... Read More

Update on H1N1 (Swine Flu) in the Western Cape: 12 August 2009

11 August 2009

The Cape Gateway hotline response call centre - 0860 142 142 - is receiving an increasing number of calls from the public. At the moment the call centre operates during office hours, and will also be available over the coming weekend. Read More

Update on H1N1 in the Western Cape

10 August 2009

Official confirmation of second death The National Institute for Communicable Diseases today confirmed that Johann Hack (42) of the Strand who died on Wednesday, 5 August 2009, was infected with the H1N1 virus. Read More

Pink & Blue Child Awareness Campaign

10 August 2009

On 12 August 2009 the Department of Health, Western Cape in conjunction with the TygerBear Foundation will officially celebrate the Pink & Blue Child Awareness Campaign.  Read More

Minister is to Release a Weekly Update on the Delayed Re-opening of Chapman's Peak

10 August 2009

The Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle last Friday met with Entilini to interrogate the delayed re-opening of Chapman's Peak Drive. Minister Carlisle expressed his and the public's frustration and disappointment during the frank... Read More

H1N1 Update on Western Cape Government's Action Plan

9 August 2009

Western Cape Department of Health Pandemic Preparedness and Action Plan Read More

Promoting Women's Health

6 August 2009

July, August and September are Women's Health season in the Western Cape Health Department. During this time, all primary health care services focus attention on promoting the health and wellness of women. Read More

Update on Influenza A(H1N1)

6 August 2009

The Department of Health has had no official confirmation from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) of a second death. Read More

Re-opening of Chapman's Peak Drive Postponed

6 August 2009

The Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle has been informed by Entilini that they are unable to fulfill their commitment to re-open Chapman's Peak Drive this month.  Read More

MEC Max on Shooting of Police Officers

5 August 2009

The Minister delayed his attendance to cabinet yesterday (Tuesday) to pay the two families in Wesbank and Portlands a visit. Read More

MEC Max ask Provincial Commissioner to Investigate Poor Police Service

3 August 2009

Friday, 31 July 2009 A vicious circle of poor service delivery by certain members the police still remains a matter of grave concern for all in the Western Cape who wants to live and work in a safe and secure environment. Read More

Status of the H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) in the Western Cape

3 August 2009

Firstly, my deepest sympathy with the family of the student from the University of Stellenbosch, who lost their son last week. We are truly sorry for your loss. Read More