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Sasol supports access to health care in the Free State

Blood pressure testing formed part of the range of tests done during Phase 2 of the Sasol HIV/Aids and TB support programme. Community members also had access to HIV, TB, STI and blood glucose testing.

Sasol recognises that we have an important role to play in socio-economic development, particularly in the communities in which we operate. Our social investment programmes focus on Education and Skills Development, mainly Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education and vocational skills development. Entrepreneurship training aimed at youth, Small Business Development and Environment is also a focus area. In addition we concentrate on Community Development which comprises mainly programmes to enable access to healthcare and well-being, collaborating to improve the delivery of municipal services. As it is a key focus to bring healthcare closer to our communities, we invest in

preventative and corrective programmes to enhance the well-being of the members of our communities. In partnership with the Free State Department of Health we upgraded and expanded three clinics in Zamdela and provided four fully equipped mobile clinics. These support the Department of Health’s ‘back to care’ strategy of providing homebased care services to rural areas that are far from local community clinics. The four mobile clinics treat more than 35 000 patients per year. In addition, Sasol recently built the new Sasolburg Clinic that will contribute immensely towards four strategic outcomes in respect of the right of access to healthcare articulated by the Free State

Free State Business 2018  

Free State Business 2018 is the seventh edition of this highly successful publication that has since its launch in 2008 established itself a...

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Free State Business 2018 is the seventh edition of this highly successful publication that has since its launch in 2008 established itself a...

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