New babies bring joy at the start of new decade
January 02, 2019
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Health Minister the Hon. Dr. Zwelini Mkhize together with KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala, ushered the dawn of a new decade by visiting the first babies born in 2020 at King Dinuzulu Hospital in Durban on the 1st of January 2020.
The latest number of KZN New Year's Day babies is 95; 47 boys and 48 girls.
The Minister and the Premier were accompanied by the acting KZN MEC for Health Mr. Kwazi Mshengu and KZN Health Head of Department Dr. Sandile Tshabalala.
King Dinuzulu Hospital (formerly King George V Hospital) was recently refurbished with a new state-of-the-art emergency centre. This is part of government’s delivery on the commitments made in the Presidential Health Compact through the Public Health Infrastructure Refurbishment Programme.
Government leaders also inspected the upgrades at the hospital and interacted with the greater community of clients and health care workers in the facility.