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Mkhize Provides Update on COVID-19 Pandemic


Department of Health The health minister, Zweli Mkhize, has announced that 3 078 202 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted in South Africa up to now. The minister recently updated…

Directions on Additional Health Personnel Published


Department of Health Directions on the recruitment of additional health personnel to assist in addressing, preventing and combating the spread of COVID-19 have been published. The health department published the…

Mkhize Updates Parliament on the COVID-19 Pandemic


Department of Health Speaking to the national assembly yesterday on the COVID-19 pandemic, the health minister, Zweli Mkhize, declared that South Africa has now reached the surge. “The storm that…

Mkhize Shines Light on COVID-19 Case Management


Department of Health The Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19 will soon issue advisories on the use of high flow oxygen for patients who are very ill but can be managed…

DOH on Alert Levels for Coronavirus Covid-19 Hotspots


Department of Health As South Africa moves to Alert Level 3, each and every area and its rate of infection will be constantly assessed. The health department emphasized this in…

Public Health Response to COVID-19 Outlined


Department of Health Early evidence suggests that the nationwide lockdown, imposed since 26 March 2020, has successfully limited the spread of the coronavirus. The health department confirmed this in a…

Parliament Commends Ministerial Task Team on COVID-19


Parliament The portfolio committee on health has commended the health department and the Ministerial Task Team on COVID-19 for work undertaken thus far on combating the pandemic. The committee held…

Community-Based Screening for COVID-19 in the Pipeline


Department of Health Each province has been requested to start mass community-based screening, referral for clinic testing, quarantine of suspected cases and appropriate care for COVID-19 patients. President Ramaphosa announced…

National Public Health Institute of South Africa


Draft bill full text Published in GG 39392 of 11 November 2015 Correction notice in GG 39414 of 13 November 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill)…

Parliament Passes National Public Health Institute Bill


Parliament Parliament has passed the National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent. The section 76 bill was tabled in May 2017.…