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A Long Healthy Life

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In October 2014, Thembi* decided to visit Witkoppen as she thought she was pregnant. Upon testing, it was revealed that she was in fact 2 months pregnant and as with every first-time visit, Thembi was asked to also test for HIV. This was the beginning of a new life for Thembi.
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Annah, 29, and her beautiful baby boy, Sandile (not their real names) have been with the Witkoppen FRESH Start postnatal program for 6 months. Annah says: "Thanks to the antenatal clinic, the postnatal clinic and A FRESH Start, Sandile continues to be HIV-free and I have been able to cope with my stress and financial issues. If I was at another clinic, I don’t think my life would be okay”.
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Categories: Success Stories | Tags: HIV positive , breastfeeding , pasteurise breast milk , HIV-free baby | View Count: (261)
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The most precious Gift of all - A FRESH Start

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At Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre we run an expanded post-natal program, A FRESH Start - "A Future Realized through Education, Support and Healthcare", funded by Gift of Hope. This is a story about a mother and her healthy baby girl, who got a FRESH START.
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Categories: Success Stories | Tags: HIV , fear , healthy , postnatal | View Count: (272)
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Business Development Manager

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We welcome applications for the role of Business Development Manager Reporting to the Executive Director, this role exists to build key donor relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business partnership deals. Key performance areas include new business / donor development, stakeholder engagement, donor management and people and project management. Closing date: 10 February 2017
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DREAMS Community Health Worker – Project Based

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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre has a vacancy for a DREAMS Community Health Worker which needs to be filled immediately. Key Performance Areas include counselling and Health Education. Closing date: 20 January 2017
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Categories: Witkoppen News, Vacancies | Tags: Vacancy , CHW , Community health worker , HIV testing | View Count: (1308)
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Intake Officer / Cashier – Project Based

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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre has a vacancy for an Intake Officer / Cashier – Project Based. Key Performance Areas include Intake of Patients, Cash Received, General and Archiving. Minimum Requirements include Grade 12 and cashier experience.
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Video: A FRESH START - A Future Realized through Education, Support and Healthcare for women & children, is a program from The Gift of Hope for women and children in need in the communities of Johannesburg. A FRESH Start provides a comprehensive postnatal program, including HIV care and treatment, at Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre. We thank our donors whose commitment allows us to truly make a difference in people's lives.
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Dr Jean Bassett, Executive Director of Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre, recently attended Organizational Wellness Training sponsored by Discovery. Dr Bassett said: “I learned that Witkoppen does so much in terms of organizational wellness, but that it is not packaged correctly. So we will focus on rebranding employee wellness”. Witkoppen is very grateful for the partnership we have with Discovery, which benefits Witkoppen and our beneficiaries in so many ways. We specifically thank ...
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Witkoppen needs volunteers to help our dietician

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Are you a student in Nutrition or Dietetics, or an individual with interest in health and nutrition? Our dietician, Elmaré, is one of the most dedicated and compassionate people at Witkoppen Clinic. She says that a Dietician’s job has many facets, including anthropometrical, dietary and clinical assessment, dietary recommendation and advice, growth monitoring, etc. However, the core aspect of Dietician’s work entails the Therapeutic Diet, which involves assessing the patients’ diet and compil...
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Categories: Witkoppen News, Vacancies | Tags: volunteer , dietician , nutrition , growth chart , storeroom management , dietary advice | View Count: (1049)
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HIV Lay Counsellors

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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre is recruiting for two HIV Lay Counsellors. Reporting to: Lay Counsellor Senior Operations, the successful applicant's responsibilities will include HIV counselling, HIV testing, health education, data recording. Candidates with Grade 12, blood sampling course, Basic HAST / HIV Level 1 and Basic MS Office skills (Excel, Word and Outlook) are invited to apply by sending their CV to the HR Administrator by e-mail to Sibongiles@witkoppen.co.za on or before 18 Marc...
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