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(Provincial Cabinet, Western Cape Government)

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
E-mail: nomawethu.sbukwana@westerncape.gov.za
Website: www.westerncape.gov.za

 

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.