To: Editors & Health Journalists

Issued by: Department of Health

Date: Thursday, 29 September 2022

Health Ministry to hold a media briefing on the impact of loadshedding in the health sector

Pretoria: Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla together with the Deputy Minister, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, will tomorrow (Friday,30 September) convene a media briefing on the impact of loadshedding on the provision of health services, and also present the government`s intervention measures to mitigate this impact.

This follows a number of engagements with various stakeholders including Eskom, on how loadshedding can be better managed with minimal disruptions to the provision of essential healthcare services to save lives.

Details of the visit and media briefing are as follows:

Date: Friday, 30 September 2022

Time: 08h00

Link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88313588458?pwd=eVIwamZkRGc2RExWdTcxdFVyUTNzdz09

Webinar ID: 883 1358 8458

Passcode: 428209

For more information and 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

National Health Department

063 657 8487

Doctor.Tshwale@health.gov.za