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SOCIETY

Investigations underway as teenager was allegedly raped at Frere Hospital

Investigations are underway as teenager was allegedly raped at Frere Hospital .This has led the police from Eastern Cape to conduct investigations regarding the mentally ill teenager . The 17 year old patient was reportedly attacked by another psychiatric patient from the same hospital . A case of rape is reported to have been opened by the law enforcement agencies .The sad development reportedly took place on Saturday night at the hospital .

  1 month ago ago
Investigations underway as teenager was allegedly raped at Frere Hospital

SOCIETY

Health Care facility in EC was robbed at gunpoint

A sad report was issued by eNCA regarding clinic staff members who were robbed at gunpoint .The clinic was reportedly left vulnerable to such a risk after a security company reportedly withdrew its services from the clinic over non-payment . The Eastern Cape Health Department is reported to be financially challenged .It was sad to note that the employees at a clinic in Gqeberha had to pay the price as they reportedly got robbed .The health department reportedly claimed that it had since paid for the security services .The staff members who were robbed were reportedly left traumatized .The health workers were reportedly left shaken following the robbery .It was revealed that the healthcare workers were held at gunpoint and robbed of their valuable possessions before the culprits left .

  3 months ago ago
Health Care facility in EC was robbed at gunpoint

PARENTING

Over 300 Eastern Cape girls, aged 10-14, fell pregnant in six-months last year.

In the six months between July and December 2021, 319 children aged 10 to 14 gave birth, according to the Eastern Cape Health Department. During MEC Nomakosazana Meth's Budget Policy Speech in the Bhisho Legislature on Tuesday, she reported that during this time, 9 396 girls aged 15 to 19 gave birth at health institutions.

  2 months ago ago
Over 300 Eastern Cape girls, aged 10-14, fell pregnant in six-months last year.

HEALTH

In Shock| Eastern Cape Health Department To Lose 91 Doctors, 631 Nurses Because Of This

It is quite a waiting to see how the health department is failing to meet the demand of its Healthcare workers. One of the problems which were highlighted was that when this pandemic first took place, the government decided to employ doctors from Cuba and said that the local doctors do not have the required skills to save the nation.

  4 months ago ago
In Shock| Eastern Cape Health Department To Lose 91 Doctors, 631 Nurses Because Of This

PARENTING

Disturbing as Eastern Cape Health Department announces youngest mother to deliver a baby in 2022

While you are here kindly comment, like, share and follow me for more content Teenage pregnancy in SA is a multifaceted problem with many contributing factors such as poverty, gender inequalities, gender-based violence, substance use, poor access to contraceptives and issues with termination of pregnancy; low, inconsistent and incorrect use of contraceptives, limited number of healthcare.

  4 months ago ago
Disturbing as Eastern Cape Health Department announces youngest mother to deliver a baby in 2022

COVID

38 nurses dismissed after refusing to care for covid-19 patients

Nurses suspended for refusing to help Covid-19 patients THE Eastern Cape Health Department has suspended 38 nurses who refused to care for Covid-19 patients. The department says decisive action will be taken against the nurses of Empilweni TB Hospital in Port Elizabeth. Meanwhile, nurses from Orsmond TB Hospital also went on strike after the facility was converted to treat Covid-19 patients. Sizwe Kupelo, spokesperson for the department, explains: “Our position is very clear that we cannot have employees on

  1 year ago ago
38 nurses dismissed after refusing to care for covid-19 patients

COVID

R10millions tax money wasted in wheelbarrows scooters -Western cape

The Eastern Cape Health Department has been left stranded on Thursday with their useless motorbikes/scooter after their plan failed those scooter did to meet the requirement standards of a fleet of scooters which was needed to fight the coronavirus crisis. The plan was to work as an emergency taxi service for the poverty stricken rural villages citizens in Western cape. Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that these scooters do not meet the basic Emergency Medical Services (EMS) regulations and they

  1 year ago ago
R10millions tax money wasted in wheelbarrows scooters -Western cape

POLITICS

Mkhize decries poor leadership in Eastern Cape Health Department

Wellbeing Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has communicated worries over issues around financing, human asset and initiative in the Eastern Cape Health Department.He likewise communicated fulfillment with the turnaround system of the Eastern Cape Health Department to improve the nature of medical care administrations, however says there are still difficulties the area needs to defeat of which originate from helpless initiative.

  1 year ago ago
Mkhize decries poor leadership in Eastern Cape Health Department

POLITICS

Eastern Cape naughty boy gets criticised. His just a kid what do you expect?

A young man from the Eastern Cape has received massive criticism from the public after a video has been circulating of the young man in isolation at Makaula Senior Secondary School in KwaBhaca seen riding a bed trolley up and down the facility. Many have criticised the young lad saying his behaviour is totally unacceptable and it displays ill-discpline. The kid is just 14 years, what do you expect? He is just doing what any other bored kid would do under those conditions. I honestly think there is no need to

  1 year ago ago
Eastern Cape naughty boy gets criticised. His just a kid what do you expect?

HEALTH

Eastern Cape Health Department reported to be at risk of losing doctors and nurses

The Department of Health in the Eastern Cape is reported to be at of losing hundreds of their nurses and doctors . This has reportedly been attributed to financial challenges that is being faced by the Department of Health .It has also been owed to the inability to retain its health professionals .

  4 months ago ago
Eastern Cape Health Department reported to be at risk of losing doctors and nurses

HEALTH

DENOSA on suspension of five nurses

Nurses’ union DENOSA has criticised the suspension of five nurses at the Grey Hospital in King Williams town. Nurses were suspended at the hospital after the death of patient. It is alleged that they refused to attend to a suspected Covid-19 patient due to lack of Personal Protective equipment. The union’s shop stuart, Malusi Nyembezi said the Eastern Cape Health Department is not complying with stipulated PPE regulations. “We cannot accept that the department keeps on threatening and even going to th

  2 years ago ago
DENOSA on suspension of five nurses

HEALTH

Four senior Eastern Cape officials contracted COVID-19

Four senior officials of the Eastern Cape Health Department have contracted the corona virus. The officials are based at the department's East London offices. The provincial call centre also operates from the same building. The spokesperson for the department, Sizwe Kupelo, said that the operations of the call centre are not affected as the officials worked in a different section of building. "The department will now work with the BCM environmental health services with a view to temporarily close the buildi

  2 years ago ago
Four senior Eastern Cape officials contracted COVID-19

POLITICS

South Africa:56 Traveling from Cape Town to Eastern Cape tested Positive of Covid-19.

Eastern Cape Health Department has raised concerns over the news that 56 interprovincial traveller's has tested positive and those who tested positive came from Cape Town to Eastern Cape, the Department asked questions that how can so many people even pass through the Western Cape check points. Level 4 lockdown restrictions have been eased and allow interprovincial travelling to be allowed, and has coused a floor of traveller's go back to home and most coming to East london. Minister was notified by the bor

  2 years ago ago
South Africa:56 Traveling from Cape Town to Eastern Cape tested Positive of Covid-19.

HEALTH

The Eastern Cape Health Department Is Bankrupt

The health department in the Eastern Cape bought scooters and paid R 96 000.00 for scooter ambulances that cost R 17 000.00. R10million in the Eastern Cape alone was spent to combat Coronavirus. What about the Eastern Cape minister that bought himself a Bentley for more than R4million? They also spent millions on a 100 beds. Covid-19 test samples were found dumped on the N2 roadside between King William's Town and East London on Monday morning. They tossing used covid tests on the side of the road now. The sidecar

  1 year ago ago
The Eastern Cape Health Department Is Bankrupt

CRIME

Scammers thrive under Covid-19

The Eastern Cape Health Department has been made aware of a crime rink that poses as department officials and scamming schools. According to ECDOH spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo, the scammers use one of two tactics. "They either claim to be deployed to test learners for COVID-19. Or they pretend to be searching for service providers for cooking during training and later request banking details from school principal" Kupelo said. The department urged teachers to always ask for identification when individuals cl

  1 year ago ago
Scammers thrive under Covid-19

HEALTH

Breaking news: Good news for elderly people in Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape Health Department expects to inoculate upwards of 19 000 individuals this week.Eastern Cape Health MEC, Nomakhosazana Meth, says the quantity of older individuals enlisted to be inoculated has risen dramatically.Meth says as of Sunday, the number has ascended to more than 174 000, which is 14 000 more than the number that was at first reported by the division.

  1 year ago ago
Breaking news: Good news for elderly people in Eastern Cape

EDUCATION

READ: 7000 teachers reportedly left out of the vaccination initiative because of this reason

It has only been two days since the vaccination of those employees who are in the Education sector started , but there has already been some problems . The above was noted when it emerged that the Eastern Cape province was hit by delays after it emerged that teachers who are employed by the School Governing Bodies as well as those employed in the private schools had been left out of the process , there by leaving 7000 teachers out of the initiative as they are not in the system yet.

  10 months ago ago
READ: 7000 teachers reportedly left out of the vaccination initiative because of this reason

HEALTH

Eastern Cape Health Department stunned by what the thirty-eight nurses did

The SABC news made a shocking report of the thirty-eight nurses who got suspended for allegedly refusing to care for the Covid-19 positive patients . Its reported that the Eastern Cape Health Department expressed disappointment over the conduct of the nurses. The suspensions of the thirty-eight nurses took place at Empilweni TB hospital which is in Port Elizabeth. The department of Health in the Eastern Cape vowed to take decisive action.It is also reported that the nurses at the Orsmond TB hospital refused

  1 year ago ago
Eastern Cape Health Department stunned by what the thirty-eight nurses did

POLITICS

EC Health Dept Denies Allegations Of Covid-19 Corruption, Fraud

Please follow our page for more update. an article regarding a tender that was allegedly awarded to an East London businessman who has been dead for two years. Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) transfer an empty gurney to an ambulance at the Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth, on 10 July 2020. CAPE TOWN - The Eastern Cape Health Department prevented charges from claiming debasement and extortion connected to a dodgy COVID-19 delicate.  The Daily

  1 year ago ago
EC Health Dept Denies Allegations Of Covid-19 Corruption, Fraud

HEALTH

18-year-old registers for vaccine as Eastern Cape vaccination registration shows progress

The Eastern Cape Health Department is happy with the movement of enlistment for stage two of the COVID-19 immunization program. By Thursday, near 325 000 older residents enrolled for immunization. The most established is the 119-year-old Nomamelika Piliso in the Alfred Nzo District. The office says the numbers might have been higher, however the interaction was disturbed by a week ago's rough fights, especially in Nelson Mandela Bay.

  11 months ago ago
18-year-old registers for vaccine as Eastern Cape vaccination registration shows progress