Mrs Hildah Sizakele Msweli

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Hildah Sizakele Msweli

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  • LACK OF WATER IN UMKHANYAKUDE (Member's Statement) 31 Oct 2013

    Hon Speaker, Umkhanyakude remains dry. On 30 October 2008, the IFP released a statement concerning the lack of access to water that the residents of the Umkhanyakude district had been struggling with. Exactly five years later, nothing has happened, despite the numerous promises made - and broken - by the government to ...

  • Closing Down Of Mccord Hospital (Member's Statement) 19 Sep 2013

    Deputy Speaker, on Friday, the 104-year-old McCord Hospital is set to close, mainly because negotiations between the provincial health department and the board of the hospital have failed.

    The reduction in funding, specifically when the department refused to renew the annual subsidy to the hospital, has now forced the hospital ...

  • HEALTH CRISIS IN SOUTH AFRICA GETTING WORSE (Member's Statement) 12 Sep 2013

    Hon Speaker, the health crisis in the country is getting worse. The lack of medical equipment and supplies, especially in rural areas, continues to ensure that many members of society suffer because they lack access to basic health care. The other fundamental problem is the lack of health professionals in ...

  • Health Crisis In South Africa Getting Worse (Member's Statement) 12 Sep 2013

    Hon Speaker, the health crisis in the country is getting worse. The lack of medical equipment and supplies, especially in rural areas, continues to ensure that many members of society suffer because they lack access to basic health care. The other fundamental problem is the lack of health professionals in ...

  • Treatment Of Women In The Workplace (Member's Statement) 22 Aug 2013

    Hon Deputy Speaker, the month of August marks the celebration of Women's Month with the women's parliament having taken place this week. The month represents an opportunity for our country to mark the great strides that women have taken and continue to take in the quest for women ...

  • Nonpayment Of Rent By Provincial Health Department Results In Collapse Of Health Services In Lusikisiki (Member's Statement) 6 Jun 2013

    Hon Speaker, the Lusikisiki Village Clinic in the Eastern Cape was once housed in a safe and secure building in the town of Lusikisiki, responsible for looking after the health needs of about 8 000 people each month.

    However, the Eastern Cape health department has not paid rent for that ...

  • Appropriation Bill 16 May 2013

    Hon Chairperson, Outcome 12(b) of the Department of Arts and Culture's strategic plan for 2012-13 states that the department wants to help bring about an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship. With the introduction of the Mzansi Golden Economy and its idealistic strategy of creating 5 million jobs within ...

  • Appropriation Bill 15 May 2013

    In some of these hospitals, ventilation is so poor that there is a major probability that people with TB will infect others as there is no fresh air coming into these wards. This defeats the plan to reduce the burden of TB, because instead of people getting better, they get ...

  • Appropriation Bill 15 May 2013

    Hon Chair, "a long and healthy life for all South Africans" is one of the outcomes that the Department of Health aims to fulfil, and we all want to support such an ideal. But over the years, it seems the health situation in our country has seemingly grown worse by ...

  • The Deputy President: 24 Apr 2013

    Hon Speaker and hon Deputy President, how do we expect to attain zero new HIV infections when the state of hospitals and clinics is so dismal that they become places that breed infections instead of stopping them, and messages of safe sex and better health have not succeeded in changing ...