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As the festive season approaches, Health Department once again reminds South Africans to celebrate responsibly during the festive season more so, during Covid 19 pandemic.
The Deputy Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla is to address Global handwashing Day webinar to raise awareness about importance of washing hands with soap as a key approach to disease prevention.
National Nutrition Week and National Obesity Week (NNOW) are celebrated every year from 9 – 15 October and 15 – 19 October respectively to create awareness among consumers about obesity and the importance of eating healthy.
Rotary Health Days is a Public/Private Partnerships initiative aimed at providing healthcare services to hard to reach communities.
The Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on COVID-19 is a non-statutory, advisory Committee appointed by the Minister of Health.
The main benefit of everyone wearing a face-mask is to reduce the amount of Coronavirus (or Influenza virus) being coughed up by those with the infection thereby reducing its spread through droplets.
Members of the public are urged to wash their hands regularly with clean water and soap for 20 seconds to prevent corona virus infections.
Government has urged people to continue to stay at home during the COVID 19 lockdown to curb the spread of the spread.
Department of Health has embarked on massive screening of residents in their own areas during the corona virus outbreak in order to curb the spread of the virus.
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