Parliament, Sunday, 26 April 2020 – The Portfolio Committee on Health and the Select Committee on Health and Social Services will tomorrow hold a virtual joint meeting where they will receive a briefing from the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, on the state of readiness of quarantine sites in the provinces, shortage of personal protective equipment, services provided to refugees and asylum seekers, financial/budgetary implications of this pandemic for the Department of Health, policy implications post-pandemic and an update on vaccine trials.

Details of the virtual meeting:
Date : 27 April 2020
Time : 7am
The meeting will take place via Microsoft Teams.

Members of the media who would like to be part of the meeting to observe, can join Microsoft Teams Meeting link below or alternately connect via dialling the number provided below the link, with the Conference ID: 530 887 858#
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Conference ID: 530 887 858#

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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