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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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Categories: Witkoppen News, Success Stories, Events | Tags: #menshealth , #maleclinic , #witkoppenclinic | View Count: (56)
Witkoppen and Rotary run a Family Health Day in Diepsloot
In October, Witkoppen Health and Welfare Centre partnered with Rotary to run the Family Health Day, for the third year in a row, for an outreach in the Diepsloot community to provide screening for communicable and non-communicable chronic diseases (including HIV, TB and diabetes) and health promotion and education. Everybody was health promotion talks and encouraged to make use of the medical facilities available to them. There was a very lively atmosphere and the days were well attended.
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Categories: Witkoppen News | Tags: Witkoppen , Rotary , Family Health Day , community outreach , HIV testing , TB screening , hypertension , diabetes | View Count: (1093)