National Department of Health

MAXIMA female condom launched

The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize accompanied by Free State Health MEC Ms MM Tsiu launched the new MAXIMA Female condom on Saturday, 29 February 2020.

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A new HIV treatment – one pill, once a day

TLD(Tenofovir,lamivudine & dolutegravir is recommended by the World Health Organization for first-line treatment of HIV. It can also be used in second-line treatment of HIV.

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Health Minister, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, signed his Antibiotic Guardian pledge

On the 4th October 2019, the South African Minister of Health, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, signed his Antibiotic Guardian pledge… have you?

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Corona Virus(COVID-19) – updated

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).The most recent Coronavirus disease is COVID-19.

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HPV vaccination campaign

The national HPV vaccination campaign is back! This year’s campaign will take place from 12 February to 27 March in all provinces.

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Healthy-Lifestyle Campaign, February

During this month, the Health Department encourages the public to practise healthy Lifestyle such as eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly avoiding smoking, and practicing safe sex.

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