World Well being Day is well known yearly on 7 April, and annually attracts consideration to a selected well being subject of concern to folks everywhere in the world.
The Johannesburg Growth Company (JDA) is celebrating 21 years of implementing initiatives, together with much-need clinics, for the Metropolis of Johannesburg.
“The JDA has a 21-year monitor file of efficiently implementing capital initiatives on behalf of the Metropolis of Johannesburg. Over time, the JDA has applied greater than 1000 initiatives, together with clinics on behalf of the Metropolis of Johannesburg’s Well being Division,” says Sherylee Moonsamy, the JDA’s Performing Chief Govt Officer.
In celebrating World Well being Day, the JDA brings the highlight on three clinics lately accomplished by the JDA: Florida, Bophelong and Claremont.
Florida Clinic opens its doorways
In addressing widespread illnesses like tuberculosis, HIV and different persistent illnesses, the JDA partnered with the Johannesburg Well being Division to spearhead the revitalisation of the Florida Clinic into trendy healthcare, designed to fulfill the rising healthcare wants of the local people successfully and effectively.
The clinic opened its doorways for the general public on Tuesday, 01 March, operation hours from 07:00-16:00, Monday to Friday. Florida Clinic has 18 consulting rooms, an emergency and stabilisation unit, a mom and baby part, counselling rooms, a gaggle room for ARV Therapy and TB remedy, a testing facility and antenatal care are what the group of Florida and its environment want. A pharmacy, social work counselling rooms and ablution services are in the identical constructing.
The inexperienced parts embrace the photovoltaic (PV) photo voltaic panels and an built-in battery generator, panels to assist the air con, air flow and air filtering, lighting, and water pumping important for hygiene.
The challenge created alternatives in Roodepoort – jobs for building employees, expert and semi-skilled employees, and the appointment of 12 SMMEs to help in finishing the challenge.
Bophelong Clinic accommodates larger volumes
To battle accidents and sickness, well being and security in Doornkop, the Metropolis noticed a necessity for a day-to-day well being companies in Doornkop.
JDA undertook the development the clinic to improve right into a world-class facility able to accommodating massive numbers of sufferers and offering a variety of well being and welfare companies for Doornkop residents and environment on a broader scale.
Bophelong Clinic is an eco-friendly constructing with photo voltaic panels to minimise operational prices and carbon footprint with a number of CCTV cameras, restricted entry management on the gate to make sure sufferers security, and light-emitting diode energy-saving lighting for visibility.
Bophelong Clinic has 200 seats within the ready space, with public ablutions; a youngsters’s play space with a view of meals gardens; a dispensary, and pure mild from the roof lights and home windows.
The clinic is wheelchair-friendly and has a railing supported by a baluster for the aged and other people with disabilities to entry the constructing and opens between 08:00 and 16:00, Monday to Friday.
Claremont Clinic deliver companies nearer to the folks
JDA undertook the improve of Claremont Clinic in Randburg to offer improved healthcare service to encapsulate the imaginative and prescient of the Metropolis to deliver companies near the residents of Johannesburg.
Opened on 16 September 2021, the healthcare facility caters for greater than over 10 000 residents within the Clermont space and its environment – Montclare, Newlands, Delarey and Whiteridge; positioned on the nook of Princess Street and Kent Road, was constructed according to the Very best Clinics Requirements.
The clinic has 15 consulting medical rooms and different companies like Baby Well being, Reproductive Well being; STIs; HIV/Aids; TB and Covid testing. The clinic has fascinating inexperienced options, for instance, mild sensors, photo voltaic panels, water harvesting and a vegetable backyard.