Category «Hospitals»

WHO condemns massive attacks on five hospitals in Syria

World Health Organization

WHO condemns the attacks on five hospitals that took place in Syria on 13–15 November 2016, including three hospitals in Western Rural Aleppo and two hospitals in Idleb. At least two people were reportedly killed as a result of the attacks and 19 people were wounded, including six medical staff. Shockingly, such attacks on health …

WHO condemns attack on Jableh hospital in Syria

World Health Organization

WHO condemns the bombing of the the Jableh National Hospital hospital in Latakia province in Syria. Over 40 patients and accompanying family members were killed and 35 injured An emergency doctor and two nurses also died in the explosion while 11 other health workers have been wounded. Due to the damage, the hospital is currently …

Humanitarian sign of hope 5 years into the Syrian conflict: WHO increases its response to reach more people

World Health Organization

5 years since the conflict began in Syria, millions of people across the country continue to suffer from limited access to basic medical care services because of ongoing conflict and a deteriorating health system. Over 11 million people are in need of health assistance that many hospitals and primary health clinics are unable to adequately …

IFP: TASK TEAM ON PUBLIC HOSPITALS NEEDED

IFP

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal demands that the MEC of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo urgently appoint a task team of senior health officials to assess the state of provincial hospitals and clinics. “We have raised many concerns about the state of health care especially in hospitals such as Mbongolwane, Addington and Hlabisa. These are just some …

Gauteng healthcare facilities warned to shape up

Horrific crash in Swellendam claims eight lives

Pretoria – Gauteng’s public healthcare institutions have been warned to shape up or face the wrath of authorities. This came after Gauteng Premier David Makhura paid a surprise visit to Sebokeng regional hospital in the Vaal on Monday. Upon inspecting the facility, Premier Makhura said the hospital was in need of an overhaul. “The hospital …

Opening of two hospitals an important milestone

Horrific crash in Swellendam claims eight lives

Pretoria – The official opening of the Dr Harry Surtie Hospital in the Northern Cape and the Natalspruit Hospital in Gauteng are an important milestone in the country’s infrastructure plans. Briefing media in Cape Town on Thursday, following Cabinet’s ordinary meeting, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, said Cabinet …

R1,7 Billion Rand Hospital the future of Gauteng Health

Horrific crash in Swellendam claims eight lives

Johannesburg – The new Natalspruit Hospital, which recently opened its doors, is set to be the future of Gauteng health. The hospital, which cost R1.7 billion to construct in a period of eight years, is furnished with 821 beds and spans an area of over 7 000m2. It offers services such as family medicine, 24-hour …