MEC SAMBATHA CALLS FOR ADDED EFFORTS TO SUPPORT PEOPLE LIVING WITH EPILESPSY

Published on: 13 February 2024 Category: Media Statement

The North West MEC for Health Madoda Sambatha has called on communities and workplace environments to provide more support for people living with epilepsy. The MEC was speaking on the first day of the National Epilepsy week which runs from 13-20 February 2024. The National Epilepsy Week campaign aims to ...

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NW HEALTH ROLLS OUT FIRST ROUND OF HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS VACCINATIONS DRIVE IN COMMEMORATION OF HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AWARENESS MONTH

Published on: 08 February 2024 Category: Media Statement

The North West Department of Health is commemorating Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Month by rolling out the first round of the Human Papiloma Virua (HPV) vaccination from 6 to 20 February in all primary schools across the province. HPV is a viral infection that is transmitted between people through skin-to-skin contact. ...

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NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OBSERVES PREGNANCY AWARENESS WEEK

Published on: 08 February 2024 Category: Media Statement

Pregnancy Awareness Week, which takes place from 06 - 10 February 2024, aims to increase pregnancy education and highlight crucial topics that foster a healthy pregnancy and secure motherhood.

Early antenatal care is vital, as this allows your medical caregivers to monitor and manage existing medical conditions that can be ...

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THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COMMEMORATE STI/ CONDOM WEEK

Published on: 08 February 2024 Category: Media Statement

The North West Department of health will this week, 6-10 February 2024 observe the STI/Condom Week which is an initiative that seeks to raise awareness of the importance of practicing safe and protected sex. The campaign encourages people, especially young adults to use condoms and prevent unwanted pregnancies and the ...

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PREMIER MAAPE REINSTATES HOD MONGALE FOLLOWING A SPECIAL LEAVE.

Published on: 08 January 2024 Category: Media Statement

In late October 2023, the Head of Department of Health Mr Obakeng Mongale was placed on special leave following his appearance in court over matters connected to his previous duties as Head of the Department of Public Works. The special leave granted under such circumstances is prescribed to last for ...

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GRANTING OF SPECIAL LEAVE FOR THE SGFOLLOWING ALLEGED PFMA CONTRAVENTIONAND UPDATE ON CASES INVOLVING OTHER TWOSENIOR MANAGERS

Published on: 06 November 2023 Category: Media Statement

The North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha has on Monday, 06 November 2023 announced that the Department’s Superintendent-General Mr Obakeng Mongale hasbeen granted a special leave of absence to afford him time to deal with allegations of contravening the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) which have been levelled against him.

The ...

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MEC MADODA SAMBATHA ECHOES THE CALL FOR BREASTFEEDING- FRIENDLY WORKPLACES

Published on: 03 August 2023 Category: Media Statement

The North West Department of Health MEC Madoda Sambatha has echoed the call by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for workplaces to ensure adequate breastfeeding facilities and become breastfeeding-friendly.

This is as the Department marks World Breastfeeding Week (1 – 7 August 2023) under the theme “Enabling breastfeeding and making a ...

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Honourable Madoda Sambatha

MEC Of Health


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Superintendent General Obakeng Mongale

Head Of Department

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