Media Statements



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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FIND BREAST MILK BANK NEAR YOUR AREA

Published on: 01 August 2023 Category: Media Release

Job Shimankana Tabane Provincial Hospital Hospital Address: Cnr Bosch Street and Heystek Street, Rustenburg, 0299 Hospital Number: 014 590 5100 NNICU Number: 014 590 5270

Joe Morolong Memorial Hospital Hospital Address: 608 South Street, Vryburg, 8601 Hospital Number: 053 928 9000 NNICU Number: 053 928 9100

Mafikeng Provincial Hospital Hospital Address: Lichtenburg Rd, ...

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MEC SAMBATHA CONGRATULATES JST ON THE APPOINTMENT OF KEY SPECIALISTS.

Published on: 17 July 2023 Category: Media Statement

The North West MEC for Health Madoda Sambatha has congratulated the Job Shimankana Tabane (JST) Hospital in the Bojanala District for the successful appointment of seventeen (17) specialists which is in line with the hospital management’s strategy to strengthen its medical team across various specialties. The specialists will serve the following ...

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MEC MADODA SAMBATHA APPLAUDS A HISTORICAL MOMENT FOR CARDIAC OPERATION ATTAINED BY JOB SHIMANKANE TABANE HOSPITAL MEDICAL TEAM IN RUSTENBURG.

Published on: 04 July 2023 Category: Media Statement

The North West Department of Health MEC is beaming with pride following a successful cardiac operation on a 21 years old patient treated at Job Shimankane Tabane (JST) hospital in Rustenburg. The patient was successfully treated for congenital cardiac condition called Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) using a percutaneous technique in ...

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MEC MADODA SAMBATHA TO OFFICIATE A BULK WATER SUPPLY SITE HANDOVER AND ACCOMMODATION PROJECT KICK START AT JOE MOROLONG HOSPITAL

Published on: 13 June 2023 Category: Media Statement

Vryburg - North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha will tomorrow handover sites for two major projects that will go a long way in improving hospital services at Joe Morolong Memorial Hospital.

The hospital has recently experienced water flow challenges which affected the normal operations. While interventions including water tankering were ...

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MEC MADODA SAMBATHA CONDUCTS EMERGENCY VISIT AT MAHIKENG PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL (MPH) FOLLOWING INCIDENT OF NEWBORNS PLACED IN CARDBOARD BOXES

Published on: 29 May 2023 Category: Media Statement

Saturday, 27 May 2023

The North West Department of Health MEC Madoda Sambatha embarked on a fact finding visit last night, 26 May 2023 at the Mahikeng Provincial Hospital’s Neonatal section following the circulation of images depicting new-born babies placed in cardboard boxes on various social media platforms.

“My interaction with management ...

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MEC SAMBATHA TO LAUNCH AN INVESTIGATION INTO AN INCIDENT OF PLACING BABIES IN BOXES

Published on: 29 May 2023 Category: Media Statement

Friday, 26 May 2023

The North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha has learnt with shock that new born babies who are patients in the neonatal section were placed in boxes instead of incubators or crib beds in Mahikeng Provincial hospital. The hospital management has indicated that their preliminary internal investigation has ...

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DEPARTMENT WARNS ITS EMPLOYEES AGAINST PARTICIPATION IN AN ILLEGAL AND UNPROTECTED STRIKE

Published on: 08 March 2023 Category: Media Release

Mafikeng - The North West Department of Health has reflected on incidents of intimidation, blocking entrances to health facilities and damage to property that took place across the Province yesterday and has continued in some areas this morning. The Department views these acts as criminality as they take place ...

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THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COMMEMORATE STI/ CONDOM WEEK THROUGH DISTRICT AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ACTIVATIONS

Published on: 14 February 2023 Category: Media Statement

Sexually Transmitted infections (STI) and Condom Week is commemorated on the 12 -16 of February 2023 in order to raise awareness regarding condom usage and STDs as well as to root out stigma and other related infections.

Unpacking the provincial department’s commemorative plan for the campaign, MEC Madoda Sambatha revealed that ...

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Central Chronic Medicines Dispensing and Distribution (CCMDD) questionnaire

Published on: 06 February 2023 Category: Media Statement

ANNOUNCEMENT/ NOTICE

All Clients in the Central Chronic Medicines Dispensing and Distribution (CCMDD) programme are hereby notified and requested to Complete a questionnaire on their next visit to a health facility

Clients can choose to either fill in a paper based questionnaire or complete it online The links to the online question is ...

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