Health Department celebrates 29 Christmas babies

About 30 Christmas babies were successfully delivered in various hospitals in the province.

The first Christmas baby was born in Tonga Hospital. The female baby was born at 00:0am. Health MEC, Sasekani Manzini, applauds all health workers, especially the Midwives for their commitment.

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“Middelburg Hospital delivered three Christmas babies and we are here to celebrate the day with the babies and their mothers. We are also proud to announce there is no stillbirth reported. This is because we have been doing well in the reduction of the Maternal and Child Mortality rate. Maternal and Women’s Health trends, child health, PHC utilisation, hospital efficiency and this shows we are heading in the right direction in making sure that our people continue to receive desirable health care services,” said MEC Manzini.

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