Parliament, Wednesday, 10 June 2020 – The Portfolio Committee on Health, and the Select Committee on Health and Social Services will today (10 June 2020) receive a briefing from the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) on their strategies and plans to deal with Covid-19 test results and backlogs.

Furthermore, the committees will be briefed by Life Healthcare Group and Netcare Hospitals on their state of readiness for Covid-19.

Details of the virtual meeting:
Date : Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Time : 15:00pm – 18:00pm

Members of the media who would like to be part of the meeting to observe may forward their contact details to Mr Mlindi Mpindi on +27 81 716 7329 for inclusion in the Parliament Communications Service WhatsApp group, where login details will be shared.

Members of the public may get involved and follow the meeting live on Parliament TV (DStv Channel 408) and via live stream on Parliament YouTube channel and Twitter page on the links below. You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.



For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact the Committee’s Media Officer:
Name: Ms Yoliswa Landu
Parliamentary Communication Services
Tel: 021 403 8203
Cell: 081 497 4694