Mpumalanga health department brings vaccination drive to Acornhoek

More than 400 people were vaccinated when the Department of Health in Mpumalanga held a vaccination drive at Acornhoek Mall. The premier of Mpumalanga, Ms Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane, visited the site to monitor the progress and […]

Mpumalanga partners with Sasol to launch COVID-19 vaccination drive

The Mpumalanga provincial government has collaborated with Sasol to launch a massive COVID-19 vaccination drive at Sasol Recreation Club in Secunda. Premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane and Health MEC Sasekani Manzini, together with Sasol executives, unveiled the […]

Mpumalanga cancer patients endure gruelling taxi trips to Gauteng hospitals for treatment

Patients, their families and concerned drivers have raised alarms bells about the long, gruelling trips that Mpumalanga patients have to make in state-provided mini-buses to receive cancer treatment at Gauteng’s big hospitals. According to a […]

Mpumalanga moves to secure medication.

Despite the fact that the MEC for health in Mpumalanga Sasekani Manzini promised that all the province’s health facilities would have enough chronic medication by last Friday, following an exposé by a national publication, it […]

Satellite internet connects Mpumalanga rural vaccination centres.

A socio-economic development partnership between satellite communications operator Eutelsat Communications and Aspen Pharmacare aims to accelerate the Mpumalanga Department of Health’s (DOH’s) COVID-19 vaccination drive in the province’s predominantly-rural municipalities. Last week, Eutelsat started to […]

Full marks for educator vaccine administration

More than 21 819 teachers and support staff in Mpumalanga have received the Covid-19 jab. This is according to the provincial Department of Health. The spokesperson for the department, Dumisani Malamule said there are 20 […]

Mpumalanga managing the Covid-19 pandemic well.

The Mpumalanga Department of Health (DoH) recently announced that despite the increase, the 33 local hospitals in Mpumalanga are coping. Earlier last week, 1147 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the province. By then, the […]

Mpumalanga clinics run out of life-saving chronic medication

Patients who are on treatment for HIV, TB, high blood pressure and other chronic illnesses are being turned away in Mpumalanga clinics because of a shortage of medication at some of the province’s health facilities. […]