GEORGE NEWS - The minister of health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, invited members of the public to attend the Rotary Family Health Days campaign in October which serves to bring integrated health services closer to the communities as part of the department's accelerated health programme.
In George, there will be two Family Health Days, namely on Thursday 5 October at Van der Stel Square, and on Saturday 7 October at both the Pacaltsdorp and Blanco clinics.
The hours of service will be 08:00 till 14:00. Patients must bring their clinic cards with them.
Members of the communities attending these events will receive free health services including the following:
- HIV testing and counselling
- TB screening and testing
- Diabetes screening
- Hypertension screening
- Provision of contraceptives
- Hepatitis screening
The campaign takes place in partnership with the Rotarians for Family Health and Aids Prevention (RFHA) and Rotarians in South Africa.
Caxton is one of several publishing companies that helps with the spreading of the message to the community.
More information is available through the following avenues:
Toll free number: 0800 012 322
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