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  Download e-book   View on website   The African Business Review wrote: Construction of the Nelson Mandela Hospital will start in 2013 and according to Project Director Joe Seoloane, will be ready to welcome patients in quarter four of 2014. The structure planning itself is already well underway, with completion anticipated as soon as July 2014. The commissioning stage will follow to ensure the hospital is running like a well-oiled machine when it opens its
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In his speech to mark 16 days of Activism against Women and Child Abuse on Monday, 10 December, in Rustenburg, Vice President of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe said reported statistics over the last few years reveal that 5 out of 7 children are abused.   “These high rates of violence are the clearest indication that more still needs to be done, necessitating that we sustain these efforts beyond the calendar and awareness programmes throughout the
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Advances made towards the establishment of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital(NMCH), with construction due to start next year,were announced today at this year’s annual Children’s Celebration marking the 93rd birthday of former president Nelson Mandela.This is only the fourth dedicated paediatric hospital in Africa, for a total population of approximately 447 million children. While the operating costs of the facility are set to be covered by a public-private partnership, the NMCH Trust calls for support from
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We remember Mrs Albertina Sisulu for her beliefs that pointed her energies in the direction of health care especially in the depressed communities of the most needy. As a professional nurse, our memories of her take us back to her working with the late Azapo Health Secretariat Head Dr Abu-Baker Asvat in his surgery in Kliptown opposite Regina Mundi Church. Her compassion for the youngest members of our society evidently moved her to champion their cause
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The Gauteng Department of Health and Social Development has approved NMCH’s application for exemption from licensing as a private hospital in terms of Regulation 17 of Regulations R158 of 1 February 1980. This exemption is valid for so long as the hospital remains a non-profit organisation (NPO) and that the vision for the hospital remains the same i.e. tertiary and quaternary referral academic hospital serving all children, irrespective of socio-economic status.
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KPMG International, in conjunction with Infrastructure Journal, acknowledges the global contributions made to the infrastructure sector by a number of players around the world. Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital received a commendation for its contribution made by a local entity and is included in the list of Top 100 global projects.
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