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Legal and Ethical Issues Around Chronically Defaulting TB Patients

2 June 2005

Tuberculosis is a highly infectious disease, which has to be contained and treated. Read More

Western Cape Youth Day Celebrations

1 June 2005

The Western Cape Provincial Government and the City of Cape Town have joined forces in organizing Youth Day Celebrations for June 16 at the Bellville Velodrome. Read More

DOH Responds to Kfm on Hospital Bed Capacity in Western Province

1 June 2005

What is the extent of the problem? What has, or is being done to resolve this?What is advice to people using these hospitals and what is the best way to channel a complaint? Read More

Dassie Offers New Era in FET College Education

1 June 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and partners have completed setting up a Wide Area Network (WAN), linking all 39 campuses of the six Further Education and Training (FET) colleges in the Western Cape.   Read More

Message from the Premier on International Children's Day

31 May 2005

Children everywhere depend entirely on the support and love they receive from us. Sadly, many of our children are neglected, abused, abandoned or live in dire poverty. Read More

Statement by Provincial Health Minister, Pierré Uys on World No Tobacco Day

30 May 2005

World No Tobacco Day is celebrated around the world on May 31 each year. 2005 marks the campaign’s eighteenth year of existence. South Africa’s theme for 2005 is Health Professionals and Tobacco Control. Read More

Family Killings in Milnerton and Beacon Valley

17 May 2005

"The Western Cape is in mourning. Two family killings involving among others, six children, must cause us as a Province to reflect very deeply on what is going wrong in our society. Read More

Minibus Taxi Industry Committee of Enquiry to Provide Progress at Media Briefing

16 May 2005

The Committee of Enquiry into the Underlying Reasons for the Instability and Conflict in the Minibus Taxi Industry within the Cape Metropolitan Area under its Chairperson, Adv. Read More

Celebrating International Nurses' Day: A Message from Minister Pierre Uys

11 May 2005

During May 2005 Midwives Day and Nurses' Day will be celebrated internationally and healthcare facilities throughout the Western Cape Province will join hands in commemorating the dedicated and committed work that is delivered every single day by... Read More

Cape Gateway Version 2 Development - Call for Expressions of Interest

10 May 2005

The Centre for e-Innovation (CeI) has called for expressions of interest for the redevelopment of the Cape Gateway portal and its associated content management system (CMS). The CeI is the Provincial Government of the Western Cape's e-government... Read More

Statement on Sexual Misconduct Cases

9 May 2005

While there have been three incidents of alleged sexual misconduct in the past few weeks, statistics of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) do not indicate a general increase in this problem. Read More

Oncology Simulators for Groote Schuur and Tygerberg

4 May 2005

First there were Somavision virtual simulators. Now digital simulators have entered the healthcare-system in two central hospitals in the Western Cape. Read More

Annual Female Farmer of the Year Competition Opens

4 May 2005

"We have to understand that there is no space in Agriculture for an "us" and "them" approach. Read More

Education Ministry says Information on Learners Demographic Profiles is Necessary for Redress and Equity.

2 May 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) collects information of all kinds for statistical purposes, to inform planning and to measure progress towards achieving their objectives. Read More

Western Cape Health Budget Speech 2005 / 2006

28 April 2005

Introduction Speaker, honourable members and guests, it is my privilege to present the 2005/06 budget for the Western Cape Department of Health to you. Read More

R1.5 Million Upgrade of Red Cross Children's Hospital Pharmacy Department

27 April 2005

The pharmacy staff at Red Cross Children's Hospital will now be able to reduce the waiting times for all out patients requiring medicines after the hospital's pharmacy department received a R1.5 million upgrade on 28 April 2005. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government to Hold Freedom Day Celebrations at George, in the Southern Cape

24 April 2005

The Western Cape government has selected the town of George in the Southern Cape for provincial Freedom Day celebrations. This colourful and yet dignified event fitting for the day will take place at Rosemoore stadium in George on Wednesday, 27... Read More

Lotto Groundbreaking for Oncology

21 April 2005

The new world-class National Lottery Oncology Unit will provide not only excellent working conditions for the dedicated staff, but also ample space and comfort for the little patients receiving treatment and their families. Read More