Media Advisory


To: Editors & Health Journalists

Issued by: Department of Health

Date: Sunday, 09 October 2022


Health Deputy Minister to lead a fight against Social ills

Pretoria: The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo will, tomorrow (Monday) lead the healthy life activities and public discussions on the fight against social ills such as violence against women and children, high rate of HIV infections and teenage pregnancy especially amongst girls and young women around uMbumbulu and neighbouring communities in KwaZulu-Natal.

Deputy Minister Holme will be joined by the Deputy Minister of Police, Mr Cassel Mathale and several leaders from local government, traditional council and community based organisations.

This collaborative event between spheres of government departments and local stakeholders will be held to encourage community members, especially young people to visit health facilities for regular health screening and testing in line with the government’s vision of a long and healthy life for all South Africans.

Details of the event are as follows:


Date: Monday, 10 October 2022

Time: 10h00

Venue:. Msholozi Sports Ground, uMbumbulu – Kwazulu Natal


For RSVP, please contact Tlou Tlhako on 071 382 7425 or


For more Information and Media queries, please:


Foster Mohale

Departmental Spokesperson

National Health Department