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​​​​​Child Health

Immunisation​
Routine immunisation of children is carried out at all primary health centres.

Contact: 
Joy Mnyaluza.          
Tel: 011 355 3867         
joyM4@gpg.gov.za

School Health Services
School 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.za​
Marousi.Mzondi@gauteng.gov.za

Physiotherapy and speech therapy
Occupational 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 programme
The 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.za
Nomonde Motsoeneng                     
Tel: 011 355 3325 

Nomonde.Motsoeneng@gauteng.gov.za               

Life skills

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                  
patb@gauteng.gov.za