ImmunisationRoutine immunisation of children is carried out at all primary health centres.
Contact: Joy Mnyaluza. Tel: 011 355 3867 joyM4@gpg.gov.za
School Health ServicesSchool nurses screen all children in primary schools for eye and hearing problems. Spectacles and hearing devices are provided for those children identified with problems. More than 900 Classroom Teachers Health Guides were printed and distributed to primary schools to help teachers in schools confronted with health problems of children.
Contact: Marousi Mzondi Tel: 011 355 3315 MarousiM@gpg.gov.zaMarousi.Mzondi@gauteng.gov.za Physiotherapy and speech therapyOccupational physiotherapy and speech therapy services are provided to children at Gauteng hospitals.
Contact: Elma Burger Tel: 011 355 3432 Elma.Burger@gpg.gov.za
Nutrition programmeThe school feeding scheme provides food to needy children to alleviate hunger. Childrens' growth is monitored and supplementation for under nourished children is provided. Vitamin A supplements are also provided.
Contact: Tshifhiwa Mashamba Tel: 011 355 3314 Tshifhiwa.Mashamba@gauteng.gov.zaNomonde Motsoeneng Tel: 011 355 3325
The Department of Health in conjunction with the Department of Education provides life skills programmes to all school children in the province.
Contact: Pat Banda Tel: 011 355 3326 firstname.lastname@example.org