Transnet Phelophepa Health Care Train to stop in Nelson Mandela Bay

2017-01-11 06:02
: Ryan Hamilton-Hoskins (right) tests Patrick Daniso’s eyesight during a previous stopover of the Transnet Phelophepa Health Care Train in PE.                                                   PHoto: DEON FERREIRA

: Ryan Hamilton-Hoskins (right) tests Patrick Daniso’s eyesight during a previous stopover of the Transnet Phelophepa Health Care Train in PE. PHoto: DEON FERREIRA

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

THE Transnet Phelophepa Health Care Train will be visiting Swartkops (PE) from January 23 to 27 and January 30 to February 3.

Phelophepa offers affordable and quality Primary Health Care Services to the community. It complements the services offered by the Department of Health.

Community members are encouraged to visit the Train which will be stationed at Swartkops Train Station. The Phelophepa has 4 clinics and they will offer the following services:

Dental clinic

Screening and education

Extractions, fillings and cleanings (no false teeth)

2x procedures

3x procedures

All procedures for children

Eye Clinic

Eye Test

All glasses

Eye drops

No operations or bifocals

Health Care Clinic

Health education

Cancer and diabetes Edu-care

Diabetic screenings and cancer education

Pap smears and prostate and breast screenings


Psychology Clinic

The services are available to individuals, and include workshops to help cope with stress, abuse, conflict, death, parenting, discipline, empowerment and working through emotions. These services are free.

Transnet Phelophepa Health Care Train works on a first come first serve basis and the community is encouraged to start coming on January 23 and not wait until the second week when it gets full.

For any enquiries phone Zingisa Sofayiya on 078 077 1850 or Thozeka Tshangela 078 271 7299. – REPORTER

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Partner Content
How data is changing investments

Technological disruption is rife in many spheres of business and given the quantity of data available, it’s no surprise that the way in which asset managers work is also changing fast.

Behind the sparkle

Alluring, beautiful and timeless - diamonds are some of the most sought after gems in the world and are a true testament of everlasting brilliance. Let us take you behind the sparkle to show you the history behind this coveted jewel.


Chocolate can be fatal for dogs

Chocolate contains a substance called theobromine that is similar to caffeine and is toxic to dogs at certain levels.



Spider-man star's adorable relationship with his dog
Do you know what you are feeding your dog?
Watch: Proof animals have souls
Would you clone your pet?
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.