Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla and Premier Panyaza Lesufi to open upgraded

units in Mamelodi Hospital

13 October 2022

Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla, together with Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi and

Health and Wellness MEC, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko will, tomorrow, Friday, 14

October 2022, officiate the opening of the 13 newly upgraded and extended units at

the Mamelodi Regional Hospital.

The project is part of government`s broader health infrastructure development and

improvement programme to enhance public health service delivery through upgrading

dilapidated structures and building new units for specialised services. The upgrades

also contribute to the reduction of backlogs and long-waiting times at high pressured

health facilities.

Some of the upgraded and newly constructed units to be unveiled include the eye

clinic, Outpatient Department (OPD), waiting area, Mental Health and Choice on

Termination of Pregnancy clinic.

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

Date: Friday, 14 October 2022

Time: 09h00

Venue: Mamelodi Regional Hospital, 19472 Serapeng St, Tsamaya Ave


Jointly issued by Issued by the National Department of Health and the Gauteng

Provincial Government

For more information and media enquiries, please contact:

Doctor Tshwale

Health Minister Spokesperson

063 657 8487

Vuyo Mhaga

Gauteng Premier Spokesperson

076 636 5193

Tshepo Shawa

Gauteng Health MEC Spokesperson

072 222 6333