Anglo American’s Kolomela Mine in Postmasburg in the
Northern Cape, brought not only opportunities for the local people, but also
The clinic is classified as an ideal facility by the
department of health.
The clinic, which has been split from the hospital, has
six consulting rooms, a pharmacy, a reception area and a medication storage
Professional nurse at the clinic, Sister Refilwe Mokgosi,
said they provide all the necessary services at the clinic.
“We do baby immunisations and family planning. We provide
chronic treatment such as diabetic hypertension, cardiac, ARVs and have a TB
On a busy day, one sister can see 400 to 500 patients on
top of needing to attend to patients with specific illnesses.
“That doesn’t mean when someone sick arrives we won’t
attend to them,” she said.