MEDIA ADVISORY

To: Editors & Health Journalists
Issued by: Department of Health
Date: Thursday, 19 August 2022

HEALTH MINISTRY TO BRIEF MEDIA ON MONKEYPOX, COVID-19 UPDATE

Pretoria: Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla and Deputy Minister of Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, will on Friday, 19 August 2022 convene a virtual media briefing to update the public on the government response to Monkeypox, update in the fight against COVID-19, and other health issues.

The details of the media briefing are as follows:

Date: Friday, 19 August 2022
Time: 08h00
Platform: Zoom

Meeting ID: 884 3081 4636
Passcode: 525544
Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88430814636?pwd=SVlBVCtYc3IvNjlKMUE3Rk5BS0tFZz09

Media Participation: members of the media may also follow the briefing via live streaming on the Department of Health and South African Government social media channels on the links below:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HealthZA

 

For media enquiries, please contact:

Mr Foster Mohale
Departmental Spokesperson
National Health Department
0724323792
Foster.mohale@health.gov.za

Mr Doctor Tshwale
Media Liaison Officer for Health Minister
063 657 8487
Doctor.Tshwale@health.gov.za