Health Minister, Mpumalanga Premier and Health MEC to address nurses at International Nurses Day national event in Siyabuswa on Friday, 10 May 2024.

Join DENOSA President, Simon Hlungwani,  Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla, Premier of Mpumalanga, Mrs Refilwe Matsweni-Matsipane, and MEC of Health, Ms Sasekani Manzini, Executive Mayor of JS Moroka Municipality, Mtsweni, Ms Nomsa Mtsweni, and other distinguished guests as the country will gather for a national commemoration of the International Nurses Day, to be held at the Hope for Africa Christian Church in Siyabuswa in Mpumalanga on Friday, 10 May 2024, between 09h00 and 13h00.

This year’s International Nurses Day is held under the theme: Our Nurses. Our Future. The Economic Power of Care, and seeks to highlight the significant role that nursing and nurses play in the relationship between the people and the country’s economy and draws the country’s attention to what areas of healthcare and nursing services need special attention to realise this Economic Power of Care.

Led by the country’s Number One nurse, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Dr Nonhlanhla Makhanya, about 1500 nurses from bed-side nursing practice, nursing education, nursing academics, nurse managers and leaders from across all the districts of Mpumalanga, and beyond, will gather in Siyabuswa for this year’s national commemoration to observe the day that belongs to the majority professionals in the healthcare sector.

The event is a close collaboration between DENOSA as a national nursing association and the Mpumalanga Department of Health.

Members of the media are invited to be part of this significant occasion for all the 272 000 members of the Noble Profession in South Africa.

The details of the national event are as follows:

DATE: Friday, 10 May 2024.

VENUE: Hope for Africa Christian Church, Siyabuswa, Mpumalanga.

TIME: 09h00 – 13h00.

MEDIA RSVP (before COB on Thursday, 9 May): Sibongiseni Delihlazo: 072 584 4175. 


Issued by DENOSA.

For more information and interview requests, contact:

Sibongiseni Delihlazo, DENOSA Spokesperson.

Mobile: 072 584 4175.