State-of-the art Leratong Hospital’s Burns Unit is abuzz with activity - 11 December, 2015
As I walked into the 35 bedded Burns Unit at Leratong Hospital, I was impressed by the energetic and friendly staff members who engraved the symbol of an ideal public facility and hope quality service.
Mothers support each other in raising babies - 22 September, 2015
To mark an end to Women’s month, the Department of Health launched the Gauteng Mentor Mothers Programme (GMMP) for pregnant women in GaRankuwa, Tshwane.
Hospital renamed after struggle icon -Thelle Mogoerane - 18 September, 2015
In honouring one of the KATHORUS struggle icons, the Gauteng provincial government has officially renamed the New Natalspruit Hospital in Vosloorus
Oral hygiene awareness visits Diepsloot school - 11 September, 2015
A total of 75 grade 1 learners from Muzomuhle Primary School received free dental treatment as part of National Oral Health Month celebrations at the school in Diepsloot on Wednesday, 09 September 2015.
Gauteng youth speak frankly about HIV and AIDS - 10 September, 2015
As an initiative to ensure that the spread of HIV is curbed amongst the youth in South Africa, Gauteng Department of Health recently hosted Frank Youth Dialogue with an aim to get their views on HIV and Aids.
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  • MEDIA STATEMENT - TYPHOID PATIENT DIES FROM KIDNEY RELATED ILLNESS - 08 February, 2016 (31572 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - MEC MAHLANGU DOING WELL IN HOSPITAL - 05 February, 2016 (30878 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - MORE CASES OF TYPHOID IN GAUTENG - 26 January, 2016 (31590 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - FOUR CASES OF TYPHOID IN JOHANNESBURG - 25 January, 2016 (30230 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - GAUTENG HEALTH TO INVESTIGATE MYSTERIOUS DEATH AT HELEN JOSEPH HOSPITAL - 25 January, 2016 (31424 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - GAUTENG HEALTH SHOCKED AT THE SOUTH RAND HOSPITAL RAPE ALLEGATIONS - 21 January, 2016 (31239 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - FOR A LIFE LONG EYE SIGHT TAKE CARE OF YOUR EYES - 08 October, 2015 (34468 KB)
  • MEDIA ADVISORY - GAUTENG HEALTH TO ADDRESS SURGICAL BACKLOGS IN A WEEK-LONG BLITZ - 02 October, 2015 (32524 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOUR HEART - 23 September, 2015 (32231 KB)
  • MEDIA ADVISORY - ‘PLEASE RESEND YOUR ENQUIRIES’ HEALTH DEPT - 21 September, 2015 (31040 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - NEW CLINIC FOR BRAAMFISCHER TO BE ANNOUNCED - 15 September, 2015 (31730 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - GAUTENG TRAINS FIRST AID RESPONDERS - 09 September, 2015 (29922 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - RODENTICIDES A COMMON AGENT IN ATTEMPTED SUICIDES - 07 September, 2015 (32741 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - STRUGGLE ICON REMEMBERED AS HOSPITAL IS RENAMED AFTER HIM - 19 August, 2015 (35298 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - EIGHTEEN SACKED FROM GAUTENG HEALTH - 30 July, 2015 (32484 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - ‘IMPROVING ART ADHERENCE A KEY PRIORITY’ – GAUTENG HEALTH - 15 July, 2015 (29580 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - WEIGHTY PATIENT DIES AT CHARLOTTE MAXEKE HOSPITAL - 14 July, 2015 (29310 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - HEALTH FACILITIES TO ACCELERATE CATARACT OPERATIONS - 13 July, 2015 (30192 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - FOUR SUSPENDED FOR CONFUSION IN INFANT BODIES - 08 July, 2015 (57344 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - MEASURES TO EASE MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS - 22 June, 2015 (31908 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC TO LEAD COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY - 12 June, 2015 (31485 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC TO VISIT CHARLOTTE MAXEKE HOSPITAL - 08 May, 2015 (31377 KB)
  • MEDIA RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC TO LEAD COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY - 07 May, 2015 (31506 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC TO VISIT CHARLOTTE MAXEKE HOSPITAL - 07 May, 2015 (31356 KB)
  • MEDIA ADVISORY - GAUTENG HEALTH TO COMMEMORATE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL HAND HYGIENE DAY - 04 May, 2015 (31419 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - HEALTHCARE WORKERS SAFE IN COMMUNITIES - 22 April, 2015 (53760 KB)
  • MEDIA ADVISORY - ZOLA-JABULANI HOSPITAL TO BE OFFICIALLY RENAMED - 16 April, 2015 (31780 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - GAUTENG HEALTH FIRES QUALIFICATION FRAUDSTERS - 01 April, 2015 (31452 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - MEASURES TO DEAL WITH LONG WAITING TIMES FOR OPOERATIONS ANNOUNCED - 31 March, 2015 (55808 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - GAUTENG HEALTH CONDEMS THE BURNING OF CLINICS - 19 March, 2015 (31334 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - CALL FOR YOUNGSTERS KEEN TO STUDY MEDICINE IN CUBA - 17 March, 2015 (32917 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - SUSPENDED SENIOR OFFICIAL FIRED FOR GROSS MISCONDUCT - 11 March, 2015 (31481 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - DEPARTMENT TO OPEN MEDICO LEGAL CENTRE IN TSAKANE - 26 February, 2015 (31266 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - MEC MAHLANGU TO VISIT MAMELODI HOSPITAL - 25 February, 2015 (31340 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - BARAGWANATH STAFF SUSPENDED FOR ALLOWING BODY TO DECOMPOSE - 19 February, 2015 (31634 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - SENIOR SURGEON DISMISSED FOR GROSS PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT - 30 January, 2015 (51200 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH URGES PARENTS TO VACCINATE CHILDREN AGAINST MEASLES - 12 December, 2014 (51200 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT- SENIOR HEALTH OFFICIAL PUT ON SUSPENSION - 09 December, 2014 (49152 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT-MEASURES TO ADDRESS MEDICINE SHORTAGES IN PLACE - 09 December, 2014 (50176 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - DEPARTMENT TO HOST HEALTHY LIFESTYLE BLITZ IN RATANDA - 09 December, 2014 (48640 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM COMMEMORATION - 02 December, 2014 (47104 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT-DEPARTMENT TO COMMEMORATE WORLD AIDS DAY AT BEYERS NAUDE SQUARE - 28 November, 2014 (51200 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - DEPARTMENT PAYS MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE COSTS - 25 November, 2014 (45568 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - SHERIFF’S VISIT TO GAUTENG HEALTH - 21 November, 2014 (45056 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - DEPARTMENT URGES COMMUNITIES TO BE CAUTIOUS OF MALARIA - 11 November, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - STEVE BIKO TO HOST CHARITY GOLF DAY - 06 November, 2014 (34094 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - FIGHT AGAINST HIV-AIDS AND TB TOPS AGENDA OF GAUTENG HEALTH - 06 November, 2014 (47104 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - GAUTENG HEALTH TO LAUNCH HIV-AIDS AND TB MULTIFACETED CAMPAIGN - 05 November, 2014 (32774 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - MAMELODI HOSPITAL TO SHOWCASE SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC - 29 October, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - MEC VISITS EDENVALE HOSPITAL - 21 October, 2014 (45568 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES STRIKE ENDS - 20 October, 2014 (43520 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CALLS ON EMS PERSONNEL TO RETURN TO WORK - 16 October, 2014 (44032 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - HEALTH DEPARTMENT EMBARKS ON A ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN - 15 October, 2014 (43520 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH CALLS FOR HARSHER SENTENCES FOR CRIMES AGAINST HEALTH WORKERS - 01 October, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH CONDEMNS ASSAULT OF MEDICAL STAFF - 02 September, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH REQUESTS PATIENTS AND FAMILY COOPERATION - 01 September, 2014 (45056 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - GAUTENG CELEBRATES AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE DAY - 28 August, 2014 (32359 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - GAUTENG HEALTH SENDS 145 YOUNGSTERS TO STUDY MEDICINE IN CUBA - 28 August, 2014 (33546 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT-GAUTENG HEALTH SENDS 145 YOUNGSTERS TO STUDY MEDICINE IN CUBA - 27 August, 2014 (45056 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH SUSPENDS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - 25 August, 2014 (43520 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - UPDATE ON NEW NATALSPRUIT HOSPITAL - 18 August, 2014 (43520 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - NATALSPRUIT HOSPITAL RELOCATES TO VOSLOORUS - 18 August, 2014 (45568 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC RESUMES SURPRISE VISITS TO SERVICE DELIVERY POINTS - 06 August, 2014 (43008 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT- HEALTH MEC TO TABLE DEPARTMENT’S BUDGET FOR 2014-15 - 29 July, 2014 (44032 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - IMPROVED ONCOLOGY PHARMACY AT CHARLOTTE MAXEKE CHANGES LIVES - 23 July, 2014 (45568 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT- MEC FOR HEALTH TO TAKE PART IN MANDELA DAY ACTIVITIES - 17 July, 2014 (50176 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT- OPENING OF EMERGENCY AND ACCIDENT UNIT-KALAFONG HOSPITAL - 16 July, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - MEC QEDANI MAHLANGU'S ANNOUNCED VISIT AT TWO EKURHULENI CLINICS - 11 July, 2014 (32380 KB)
  • SOPA MEDIA BRIEFING - 03 July, 2014 (153600 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC URGES RESIDENTS TO TEST FOR HYPERTENSION - 19 June, 2014 (46080 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - MEC MAHLANGU ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO DONATE BLOOD - 17 June, 2014 (45568 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC TO VISIT CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH HOSPITAL - 29 May, 2014 (44032 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - GAUTENG HEALTH COMMEMORATES THOSE INFECTED AND AFFECTED BY HIV AND AIDS - 22 May, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - DEPARTMENT CONDEMNS THE EXPLOITATION OF JOB SEEKERS - 14 May, 2014 (44032 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT- PREMIER MOKONYANE TO OPEN ZOLA-JABULANI DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN SOWETO - 29 April, 2014 (36352 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT- A ONE STOP SERVICE CENTRE FOR MINERS TO BE OPENED AT CARLETONVILLE HOSPITAL - 29 April, 2014 (45568 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG WATCHING AIRPORTS TO PREVENT IMPORTATIONS OF DISEAES INTO THE COUNTRY - 25 April, 2014 (30177 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT - 23 April, 2014 (46080 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - LAUNCH OF SCHOOL HEALTH BUS - 21 April, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE -GAUTENG HEALTH COMMEMORATES WORLD HAEMOPHILIA DAY - 17 April, 2014 (36703 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - MEC PAPO URGES ROAD USERS TO BE CAUTIOUS THIS EASTER HOLIDAY - 16 April, 2014 (45056 KB)
  • MEDIA STATEMENT - NATALSPRUIT HOSPITAL LOOKING FOR FAMILIES OF DECEASED PATIENTS - 11 April, 2014 (46080 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - TEMBISA HOSPITAL’S DOCTOR RESIDENCES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED - 08 April, 2014 (43520 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH ENSURES THE AVAILABILITY OF FOOD IN ITS FACILITIES - 07 April, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH CONTINUES TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THE VULNERABLE - 06 April, 2014 (21950 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC WELCOMES HUMAN SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL FINDINGS ON HIV AND AIDS - 02 April, 2014 (29727 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RE-ASSURES COMMUNITY WORKERS - 28 March, 2014 (29833 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - GAUTENG HEALTH MEC TO LAUNCH DENTAL MOBILE UNITS IN DIEPSLOOT - 20 March, 2014 (44032 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - MEC PAPO TO COMMEMORATE WORLD STOP TB DAY IN SAULSVILLE - 20 March, 2014 (45056 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - HELEN JOSEPH HOSPITAL COMMEMORATE WORLD KIDNEY DAY - 20 March, 2014 (44544 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - MEC PAPO TO OPEN REVAMPED NEONATAL AND LABOUR WARDS AT LERATONG HOSPITAL - 20 March, 2014 (45056 KB)
  • Press Release - Jack Bloom has his facts wrong and is misleading the public - 19 March, 2014 (44032 KB)
  • PRESS RELEASE - GAUTENG HEALTH TAKES STEPS TO LIMIT MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IN ITS FACILITIES - 16 March, 2014 (46080 KB)
  • Media Alert - Department to launch Voice of Cancer Anti-Stigma Project at Bara - 06 February, 2014 (39936 KB)
  • Press Release - Charlote Maxeke Johannesburg Academic hospital Medical Oncology Unit - 06 February, 2014 (47104 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - HEALTH MEC TO VISIT CHRISTMAS BABIES AT DR GEORGE MUKHARI HOSPITAL - 22 January, 2014 (39936 KB)
  • Media statement- Abandoned babies - 16 December, 2013 (44544 KB)
  • MEDIA ALERT - MEC PAPO TO COMMEMORATE WORLD STOP TB DAY - 22 March, 2013 (41984 KB)
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  • GAUTENG DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 2015-2016 BUDGET SPEECH AS TABLED BY MEC QEDANI MAHLANGU - 22 June, 2015 (72057 KB)
  • Gauteng Health MEC budget for 2014-15.doc - 29 July, 2014 (109868 KB)
  • MEC Mahlangu encourages people to lead a healthy lifestyle Kalafong speech - 17 July, 2014 (33346 KB)
  • MEC Qedani Mahlangu SOPA Media Briefing - 3 July 2014 - 08 July, 2014 (154112 KB)
  • Launch of Nedbank Sponsored School Health Bus - 22 April 2014 - 22 April, 2014 (121856 KB)
  • Hand-over of Medical Equipment for Clinics as donated by MTN SA Foundation - 16 April 2014 - 22 April, 2014 (90624 KB)
  • Launch of the We See Child Eye Project - 10 April 2014 (2) - 11 April, 2014 (91136 KB)
  • Launch of Mobile Dental Cinics - 20 March 2014 - 20 March, 2014 (75565 KB)
  • Opening Remarks at the PHC Meeting - 19 March 2014 - 19 March, 2014 (72695 KB)
  • World TB Day Speech -18 March 2014 - 18 March, 2014 (75110 KB)
  • Speech by First lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma at Non Communicable Diseases summit - 05 July, 2011 (40960 KB)
  • Opening of a Revamped Ward 20 at Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital - 23 July 2013 - (48640 KB)
  • Opening of the Far East Rand Hospital Paediatric Step-doen Facility - 16 July 2013 - (56832 KB)
  • African Traditional Medicines Day Speech -30 August 2013.doc- Final - (98304 KB)
  • Farewell Function of Cuban Medical Students Speech - 29 October 2013 - (34734 KB)
  • Introduction of the 201213 Gauteng Department of Health Annual Report - (79360 KB)
  • New Speech - (23332 KB)
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