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Media Alert: MEC of Health encourages people to donate kidneys

30 August 2019

Renal failure is a serious condition, affecting large numbers of people. Some may die while waiting to undergo dialysis and hospitals have long waiting lists for kidney transplants, but there is a shortage of donors.

Members of the media are invited to join Western Cape Minister of Health Dr Nomafrench Mbombo together with Prof. Razeen Davids, a Nephrologist at Tygerberg Hospital who are on a drive to encourage people to become organ, and particularly, kidney donors.

DATE   : Monday, 02 September 2019

TIME    : 08:00 – 10h00

VENUE : Ward A7, Seminar Room, Tygerberg Hospital, Francie van Zijl Avenue, Tygerberg


There will be opportunities for interviews and photographs. 

Media Enquiries: 

Nomawethu Sbukwana
Spokesperson to Minister Nomafrench Mbombo
Ministry of Health
Provincial Government of the Western Cape
P.O Box 2060
21st Floor, 4 Dorp Street, Cape Town 
Tel: (+27) 021 483 2627
Cell: (+27) 083 893 5200
Fax: (+27) 021 483 4143


Please note that all invitations and meeting requests are accepted on the basis that they could be cancelled due to emergencies which may arise and require the Minister’s attention.