Tuesday, September 08, 2015

MEC to commemorate World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day in Khayelitsha

Loyiso Langeni
08 September 2015

Western Cape MEC of Health Nomafrench Mbombo will visit Khayelitsha Day Hospital to teach the community about foetal Alcohol Syndrome tomorrow.

The world commemorates this day annually.

MEC Mbombo in a statement said this is a day for creating awareness amongst expectant mothers to avoid the use of alcohol while pregnant.

Ministerial Spokesperson Collen Smart said they are hoping that they can create awareness about this disease that is attacking our communities.

Smart added that it has reversible impact to our children and that’s why we are focusing on commemorating World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day.

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