Press Statements

General Press Statements - 2021

Media Statement: Health Department responds to comments on Vaccination and Women’s Health 24 January 2022
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Media Statement: Health Department urges people to report Vaccine side effects 12 January 2022

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Media Statement: Health Department records COVID-19 deaths backlog 06 January 2022

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Media Statement: Minister Phaahla welcomes over 1600 New Year’s Babies 01 January 2022

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Media Advisory: Health Minister to receive J&J booster shot 14 December 2021

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Minister's Speech Cuban graduation ceremony 09 December 2021

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Media Advisory: Health Minister to preside over graduation of 1 292 medical students

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Media Advisory: COVID-19 and Vaccination Rollout Update 02 December 2021

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Media Statement: Vooma Week declared in a big push for vaccinations before the festive break 02 December 2021

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Media Statement: Health Director General back to Work 30 November 2021

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Media Statement: Health Department adds antigen tests on the line list of Covid-19 statistics

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Media Statement: Health Deputy Minister commits to address youth concerns

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Remarks by Dr M J Phaahla, Minister of Health During Covid-19 Vaccination Roll-Out Programme Media Briefing, on 12 November 2021

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Media Statement: Health Department conducts investigation into possible food poisoning

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Media Statement: Next Vooma Vaccination Weekend 12-14 November 2021

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Media Advisory: Health Deputy Minister and Cancer Experts discuss joint efforts to address cancer burden 07 November 2021

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Media Statement: Health Minister Visits POP-UP Vaccination Sites in Limpopo

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Press Release: South African Medical Research Council and National Department of Health announce Sisonke 2 or the Sisonke boost study for health workers

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Remarks by Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla during COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out Media Briefing 29 October 2021

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Remarks by Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla Friday 15 October 2021

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Media Statement: Access to Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates

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Media Statement: Health Deputy Minister Dhlomo calls for stronger vaccination partnerships with governmentDOWNLOAD
Media Advisory: Health Deputy Minister Phaahla visits Limpopo vaccination sites DOWNLOAD
Media Advisory: Health Minister Phaahla visits Mpumalanga vaccination sites DOWNLOAD
Media Advisory: Health Minister Phaahla visits Western Cape vaccination sitesDOWNLOAD
Media Advisory: Ministers of Health and Mineral Resources visit Gauteng Mining Vaccination SitesDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Free Transport available for Senior Citizens to Vaccination Sites DOWNLOAD
210725 C19 President's MessageDOWNLOAD
Acting Health Minister to welcome delivery of US donated COVID-19 vaccinesDOWNLOAD
Minister Kubayi Press Briefing Speaking Notes 23 July 2021DOWNLOAD
Closing Remarks By Health Deputy Minister Dr Joe Phaahla Friday 23 July 2021DOWNLOAD
Ministerial Update 23 July 2021DOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Impact of violent protests on Health servicesDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Health Deputy Minister to visit Bronkhorspruit hospitalDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: The Department concludes allocation of medical graduatesDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Health Department Welcomes SAHPRA ApprovalDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Department commence allocation of medical graduates in batchesDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Dr Lwazi Manzi to move to AU Commmission on COVID-19DOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Placement of medical interns and community service Doctors 2021-22DOWNLOAD
Media Statement: South Africa Rollout of Covid-19 VaccineDOWNLOAD
Fact Sheet: Sisonke COVID-19 VaccineDOWNLOAD
Advisory: Participation Of South Africa In The Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (Covax) FacilityDOWNLOAD
Advisory: Covid-19: Vaccine StrategyDOWNLOAD
Interim Advisory: Key Considerations In The Selection Of Covid-19 Vaccine(S)DOWNLOAD
Advisory: Framework For Rational Allocation Of Covid-19 Vaccine In South AfricaDOWNLOAD
A Framework For Rational Covid-19 Vaccine Allocation In South Africa 15 December 2020DOWNLOAD

General Press Statements - 2020

Media Statement :SADC Malaria Day 6 November 2020 CommemorationDOWNLOAD
Media Advisory - Global Handwashing Day Commemoration WebinarDOWNLOAD
Media Advisory - Health Minister Holds Rotary Health Family Days WebinarDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: World Mental Health Day Commemoration – 10 OctoberDOWNLOAD
Media Release: Joint statement by the National Department of Health and the South African Bureau of StandardsDOWNLOAD
Media Invitation: World Environmental Health Day WebinarDOWNLOAD
Minister Mkhize's Intervention G20 Health and Finance Ministers Meeting 17 September 2020DOWNLOAD
Statement By President Cyril Ramaphosa On Progress In The National Effort To Contain The Covid-19 PandemicDOWNLOAD
Media Invitation - World Patient Safety Day Webinar 16 September 2020DOWNLOAD
Media release : On the threaten strike by funeral undertakers 13092020DOWNLOAD
Deputy Minister Phaahla to officiate Handover Ceremony of free standing Hand-washing stationsDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Health Worker Safety is Paramount importance to the Department of HealthDOWNLOAD
Health Minister Mkhize COVID 19 Situational Update Press Briefing (5 August 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Statement - Minister of Health welcomes Nehawu reportDOWNLOAD
Media Statement: Employees Test PositiveDOWNLOAD
NDoH launches child health radio campaign seasonDOWNLOAD
Ministerial Tech Statement_ Case Management (30 June 2020)DOWNLOAD

Press Statements - November 2020

Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (11 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (10 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (9 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (8 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (7 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (6 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (5 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (4 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (3 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (2 November2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (1 November2020)DOWNLOAD

Press Statements - October 2020

Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (31 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (30 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (29 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (28 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (27 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (26 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (25 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (24 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (23 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (22 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (21 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (20 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (19 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (18 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (17 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (16 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (15 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (14 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (13 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (12 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (11 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (9 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (8 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (7 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (6 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (5 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (4 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (3 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (2 October 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (1 October 2020)DOWNLOAD

Press Statements - September 2020

Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (30 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (29 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (28 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (27 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (26 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (25 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (24 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (23 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (22 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (21 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (20 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (19 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (18 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (16 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (15 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (14 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (13 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (12 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (11 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (10 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (9 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (8 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (7 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (6 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (5 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (4 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (3 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (2 September 2020)DOWNLOAD
Media Release: Health Minister Mkhize COVID - 19 update (1 September 2020)DOWNLOAD

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