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The Department of Health will join the world to commemorate World Diabetes Day on November 14.
The National Launch of EMS Day takes place on 17 October 2019 in Wentworth, Durban to recognise the important role of EMS in the attainment of universal health coverage within the country.
Deputy Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla and Limpopo provincial Health MEC Dr Popi Ramathuba will lead the community Tubatse Municipality during the Checka Impilo/Rotary health screening Campaign.
The Cheka Impilo campaign aims to accelerate screening and testing for HIV, tuberculosis (TB), sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and non-communicable diseases such as hypertension and diabetes.
When people are physically and mentally healthy, they produce more; they learn better; they incur less healthcare related costs(to themselves and to government)and communities, families and individuals thrive(Strategic Plan 2013-2017).
The Antibiotic Guardian campaign aims to protect and conserve antibiotics for future generations in South Africa and improve knowledge about antibiotic resistance.
NHI is a health financing system that pools funds to provide access to quality health services for all South Africans based on their health needs and irrespective of their socio-economic status.