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Witkoppen Employee Completes Comrades Marathon in Support of Mothers and Children
Witkoppen employee Sandile Nkosi ran the Comrades Marathon this year. He decided to take part in the race to raise funds for our flagship programme, Sponsor a Mother and Child. The programme provides comprehensive medical and psychosocial support to mothers and babies for up to 18 months after birth. "I decided to run for the love I have for children. Being a father myself, I would love to see every child grow up in a well-nurtured and nourishing environment. Children are the future of our count...
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Gracepoint Methodist Church Elders Donate Knitted Baby Clothes and Blankets to Witkoppen
Members of the Gracepoint Methodist Church recently visited Witkoppen Health and Welfare and donated knitted blankets and baby clothes to needy orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) receiving care and support from our social services department. We currently provide essential services to over 540 OVCs. We are very grateful for this donation and as it is winter season we are hoping for more such donations on behalf of our programme beneficiaries. Members of the community are requested to visit o...
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Witkoppen Pharmacy Launch

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Witkoppen Pharmacy Launch
27 March 2019 we launched our double-storey pharmacy building
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In partnership with Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre, Primary Healthcare 2019 welcomes attendees, presenters, collaborators and exhibitors from all over the world to Rome, Italy. We are delighted to invite you all to attend and register for the “World Congress on Primary Healthcare and Medicare Summit" which is going to be held during May 20-21,2019 Rome, Italy. Primary healthcare 2019 has been designed in an interdisciplinary manner with a multitude of tracks to choose from every segment...
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Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre is proud to announce its collaboration with PULPUS
Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre is proud to announce its collaboration with PULPUS on the occasion of the 2nd International Conference on Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The STD 2018 conference will revolve around the theme “Futuristic Approaches in Clinical Therapies of Sexually Transmitted Diseases” thus relaying the latest technologies and innovations relevant to STD related fields. The two day meeting is going to be an event to look forward to for its enlightening symposiums & workshops...
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This One Is For The Men - Witkoppen's Male Friendly Clinic Launch
Mvuselelo, the first male-friendly clinic in Region A has been launched at Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre (Witkoppen) in a bid to help fight HIV infections in young girls, women and their partners. This clinic is not just a place to test for HIV, but also a place where men can be attended to for other illnesses. Because Mvuselelo seeks to encourage men’s access to healthcare, it is operated by an all-male staff compliment (including a professional nurse and a counsellor for HIV testing). T...
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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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Ahead Hair in Fourways Mall collects presents for Witkoppen Clinic kids
Ahead Hair Group (Thee Hairdresser, Fourways Mall; Hair Network, Fourways Mall and Hair on Cedar, Cedar Square) are again collecting presents for the children who are provided with medical and social services at Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre this year. They will be given out at a party at Witkoppen Clininc on Saturday 5th December.
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Witkoppen says good-bye and good luck to 10 Volunteer/Stipend trainees
We said good-bye and good luck to 10 Volunteer/Stipend trainees at a small “graduation” function on 27th November. Each trainee thanked Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre and National Lottery for the amazing opportunity they had been given, emphasising how much they has learnt and how the confidence they had gained will change their lives. We wish them all the best!
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