URGENT MEDIA RELEASE

To: Editor s and Health Journalists
Issued by: Department of Health
Date: Thursday, 25 May 2023

Health Ministry and Experts return to Jubilee Hospital

Pretoria: The Acting Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Gauteng MEC for Health and Wellness, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko will this afternoon visit the Jubilee Regional Hospital in Hammanskraal as the number of laboratory-confirmed cases and morality rates increases to 21 in Gauteng, and 1 death in Free State.

This urgent visit will enable the political principals to monitor the effectiveness of the current government’s interventions to curb the spread of Cholera disease and save lives, in order to consider further interventions.

The delegation will be accompanied by the experts from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), World Health Organization (WHO) and senior officials from both National and Provincial Health Departments.

Members of the member are invited to join the site-visit scheduled as follows:

Date: Thursday, 25 May 2023

Time: 17:30 until late

Venue: Jubilee Regional Hospital, Hammanskraal.

For more information and Media enquiries, please call:

Foster Mohale
Health Departmental Spokesperson
0724323792

Doctor Tshwale
MLO for Health Minister
0636578487