Media Statements



COLLABORATION BETWEEN NORTH WEST AND GAUTENG LEAD TO FIRST-EVER HEART OPERATION AT KLERKSDORP-TSHEPONG HOSPITAL

Published on: 28 May 2024 Category: Media Statement

A collaborative partnership between the North West and Gauteng provincial Department of Health has led to the successful performing of the first-ever open heart surgery at a provincial referral hospital in the North West Province. Klerksdorp-Tshepong Hospital supported by the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) achieves the historical milestone ...

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STATEMENT ON ALLEGED SHORTAGE OF VACCINES AT THREE NORTH WEST CLINICS

Published on: 14 April 2024 Category: Media Statement

Mahikeng - The North West Department of Health has confirm availability of children vaccines in all health facilities across the province. This therefore renders the reported shortage of children vaccines as not factual.

The alleged shortage of children vaccines was reported to have affected three clinics of Mahikeng in ...

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NW HEALTH REFUTES CLAIMS OF OVER R200 MILLION UNDERSPENDING

Published on: 07 March 2024 Category: Media Statement

The North West Department of Health hereby wishes to set the record straight by refuting assertions made by the Health and Allied Workers Indaba Trade Union (HAITU) in a Press Statement dated 28 February 2024, in which the organisation said the department had underspent its 2022/2023 allocated budget by R200.6 million.

These claims by ...

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STRENGTHENING OF SYSTEMS FOR MEDICINE DISTRIBUTION GAINING MOMENTUM IN THE NORTH WEST

Published on: 06 March 2024 Category: Media Release

The North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha has commended progress made by the intervention team he appointed last year on 10 November 2023 to investigate medicine availability in the province. The intervention team started its work in earnest immediately and begun to intensify at the beginning of this ...

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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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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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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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