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The Department of Health in collaboration with Frances Baard District Municipality will be hosting a conference in commemoration of the 2019 World Environmental Health Day on 26 to 27 September 2019.
Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize is scheduled to deliver Department of Health 2019 Budget vote on Friday 12 July in Cape Town.
As part of Sexual and Reproductive Healthy Lifestyle Month activities in February, the Department of Health will embark on campaign to create awareness about condom use.
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.