To: Editors & Health Journalists
Issued by: Department of Health
Date: Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Health Deputy Minister to lead Sexual Reproductive Health Campaign in Bloemfontein

Pretoria: The Deputy Minister Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo will tomorrow, (Thursday, 25 August) preside over the Sexual Reproductive Health awareness campaign in Bloemfontein, Free State.

The event is part of the Department of Health`s ongoing programme targeting young people to raise awareness about the importance of access to health services by young people, especially sexual reproductive health services which include contraceptives which are key to prevent sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancies and unsafe termination of pregnancy.

Deputy Minister Dhlomo will be joined by Free State MEC for Health, Ms Montseng Tsiu; Local government leaders and youth ambassadors, and interact with adolescent young women and men about the benefits of regular health screening, testing, prevention and treatment adherence.

A variety of health services, including COVID-19 vaccination and Child immunization will be provided onsite.

Members of the media are invited to attend the event as follows:

Date: Thursday, 25 August 2022

Time: 09h00

Venue: Motheo TVET College, Bloemfontein, Free State Province

For RSVP please contact Mr Tlou Tlhako – 0713827425

For more information and media queries, please contact

Foster Mohale
Spokesperson: National Department of Health
Mobile: 072 432 3792

Mondli Mvambi
Spokesperson: Free State Health Department
Mobile: 082 043 3744