Sizwe Kupelo

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Daily Dispatch
‘Cop shot us’ say women lucky to survive attackbullet in the left leg while Ntithini sustained a bullet wound to the abdomen.
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
bullet in the left leg while Ntithini sustained a bullet wound to the abdomen. Eastern Cape department of health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said the three victims sustained gunshot wounds and were treated and discharged from Cecilia Makiwane Hospital... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
TB testing has a new friendin the entire Joe Gqabi region. This was where all other hospitals in the distr
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
in the entire Joe Gqabi region. This was where all other hospitals in the district municipality referred TB patients to. Sizwe Kupelo, a provincial health department spokesperson, said the LAM test applied to HIV-positive patients who were... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
One dead, a number injured in car accidentsNgcwanguba village – both in Mqanduli – while the fatal accident happened in Po
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
Ngcwanguba village – both in Mqanduli – while the fatal accident happened in Port Elizabeth. Provincial health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo confirmed that one patient was airlifted to Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital while other patients were treated... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Centane residents kick up a stink over parlour ‘smell’home affairs visits the mortuary and if they are satisfied, they issue a design
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
home affairs visits the mortuary and if they are satisfied, they issue a designation number.” Provincial health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo, however, said it was not the department’s responsibility to issue compliance certificates, but that of the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Overworked ICU nurses won’t do more for no paythat the payment of overtime was moving at a snail’s pace. To address the prob
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
that the payment of overtime was moving at a snail’s pace. To address the problem, provincial health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said Frere Hospital management had asked for human resources and payroll employees to work overtime in order for... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Investigation into ICT manager in premier’s office confirmedhad claimed that Mbina-Mthembu had ordered the health department not to appoint
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
had claimed that Mbina-Mthembu had ordered the health department not to appoint him. However, health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said: “The superintendent-general of the department has never been ordered by the DG to re-advertise the post or... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
R100m cancer unit for Mthathato East London and Port Elizabeth for treatment, will no longer have to travel
Daily Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
to East London and Port Elizabeth for treatment, will no longer have to travel long distances. Provincial health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said building a R100-million oncology unit was not a solution because the department wanted to develop and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rural Eastern Cape Village Left Without Clinic for Monthsa number of community members, however once a week was not enough. "People cann
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
a number of community members, however once a week was not enough. "People cannot decide on when to get sick," she said. Sizwe Kupelo, spokesperson for Eastern Cape Department of Health, told GroundUp that the mobile clinic had stopped because... Read more
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Eye Witness News
EMS staff on strike in parts of ECto resolve the dispute. In the interim, the department has roped in assistance
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
to resolve the dispute. In the interim, the department has roped in assistance from the private sector. The department's Sizwe Kupelo says the strike is isolated to Butterworth, Alice and Keiskammahoek. “The strike is over payment of additional... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Strike leaves patients in the lurchButterworth, Stutterheim, Ngqushwa, Fort Beaufort, Adelaide, Keiskammahoek and
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
Butterworth, Stutterheim, Ngqushwa, Fort Beaufort, Adelaide, Keiskammahoek and Cathcart. Provincial health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said the strike was illegal and denied employees were owed money dating back to 2003. “For the full story get a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Initiate dies at illegal schoolan initiation school caught fire. Two more boys from that school died in hospit
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
an initiation school caught fire. Two more boys from that school died in hospital this week. Provincial health spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said more than 20 others were being treated for serious burn wounds in hospitals in Qumbu and Mthatha. What can... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Foreign doctors boost for SA rural areasby the department of health. The doctors are contracted by the national Depart
Daily Dispatch / Posted a month ago
by the department of health. The doctors are contracted by the national Department of Health. Provincial health spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said the work done by Africa Health Placements was helping the department where local doctors fell... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
‘Give us cars to check on schools’that we are not accorded the same support and resources as other office bearers
News 24 South Africa / Posted a month ago
that we are not accorded the same support and resources as other office bearers,” he said. Provincial health spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said joint efforts between traditional leaders and government had contributed to the reduction of deaths at... Read more

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