THE PREMIER OF MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, MS REFILWE MTSHWENI-TSIPANE TOGETHER WITH THE MEC FOR HEALTH IN THE PROVINCE ,MS SASEKANI MANZINI TO OFFICIALLY LAUNCH ONCOLOGY SERVICES IN WITBANK HOSPITAL.
22 April 2021The extension of Oncology services is an effort by government to priorities the provision of safety Cancer Care services and improve access to this services for over 500 Cancer patients who used to travel long distance to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Gauteng which is far away.
The Department identified a need for an oncology treatment centre offering Chemotherapy services which led to the first historical Oncology services launched in Rob Ferreira Hospital on the 27th August 2019 to improve quality care for the people of Mpumalanga.
The Department has done it again, expanding Oncology services to the Nkangala District Community, hence the Premier of the Province, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane and MEC for Health, Ms Sasekani Manzini will be launching the Oncology services in Witbank, ending long distance travelling for the more than 500 cancer patients.
Members of the media are invited to the launch planned as follows:
Date: 23 APRIL 2021
Venue: WITBANK TERTIARY HOSPITAL.
For conformation contact Mr Chris Nobela 0828879465 and Mr Ntokozo 0712583267.
Issued by the Communication Directorate: Department of Health.
For any inquiries please contact Mr Dumisani Malamule on 013 766 3802 / 081 790 6307 or The Spokesperson for MEC: Ms Sharon Nkosi on 078 3179518.