A health department or health ministry is a part of authorities which focuses on issues associated to the final health of the citizenry Subnational entities , comparable to states , counties and cities , usually additionally function a health division of their own. The Division of Health commemorates Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in September by means of awareness, schooling and mobilising ladies to access screening, therapy, care and support to be able to enhance the quality of life of women in South Africa and reduce maternal mortality.
The Health Division is chargeable for assuring the availability of certain core packages within the following areas: imaginative and prescient and hearing screening, public water supplies, private and Sort II groundwater supplies, food service sanitation, immunization, sexually transmitted illnesses, on-site sewage disposal administration, and basic communicable disease management.
MCHD is Mission Public Health Ready (PPHR) certified and acknowledged by the National Association of County and City Health Officers (NACCHO) for our capacity and capability to plan for, respond to, and get better from public health and other emergencies.
The Department of Health in partnership Rotary FamilyHealth Days and other partners will from 03 to 05 October 2017 embark on marketing campaign to deliver free healthcare providers to traditionally disadvantaged and underneath-serviced areas and residents during a three day marketing campaign.
As part of its work, the Communicable Illness and Epidemiology models of KCHD work with local health care providers to track disease, examine outbreaks, and report County-vast case numbers for these ailments and approximately 75 different illnesses ranging from influenza to salmonella.