To: Editors & Health Journalists
Issued by: Department of Health
Date: Thursday, 20 January 2022

Health Minister visits NW Health facilities and vaccination sites

Pretoria: The Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla will on Friday, 21 January 2022 embark on a site-visit to the health facilities and vaccination sites in the North West Province to monitor the province`s COVID-19 vaccine rollout programme, and the provision of comprehensive health services during the pandemic.

Minister Phaahla will be joined by North West MEC for Health Mr Madoda Sambatha and COVID-19 District Command Council champions on a site-visit and walk-about at vaccination sites around Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality, and also interact with both health care workers and clients.


Details of the visit are as follows:

Date:              Friday, 20 January 2022 

Part 1:            Briefing Session
Time:             11h00
Venue:           Seasons Conference Resort, Mafikeng

Part 2:            Site visit and walk-about
Time:             11h45
Venue:           Mafikeng Provincial Hospital

Part 3:            Site visit and walk-about
Time:             12h30
Venue:           Lonely Park Clinic, Mafikeng

Part 4:            Site visit and walk-about
Time:             12h30
Venue:           Thusong District Hospital, near Itsoseng

For more information, please contact:

Foster Mohale
Director Media Relations
National Health Department
Cell: 072 4323792

Doctor Tshwale
MLO – Health Minister
National Health Department
Cell: 072 682 020

Tebogo Lekgethwane
NW Health Department
Cell: 0674227763