The train will be stationed at the Mount Ruth train station near Mdantsane and is offering various services at no or minimal cost from 11 July - 15 July 2022.
The Phelophepa Train services include a healthcare clinic, eyecare clinic, dental clinic, and a counselling and psychology clinic.
Residents especially those who wish to test for HIV/AIDS, TB or Covid-19 are encouraged to take advantage of this and visit the train.
The Transnet Phelophepa Healthcare Train (Phelophepa’ is a Sotho and Venda word meaning ‘good, clean health’), boasts consulting rooms spacious enough to accommodate a patient, an escort, a nurse, and a clinical supervisor.
Residents are also advised to arrive early and bring a clinic card, including immunisation cards for children.
Treatment is scheduled on a first come and first-served basis.
• Healthcare education - free
• TB: Screening and testing
• Covid 19 Vaccinations
CANCER AND DIABETES EDUCARE
• Diabetic screenings and cancer education free
Medicine - R5 per prescription
All glasses - R30
Eye drops - R5
(The eye clinic services do not include cataract
operations or bifocals)
Services are available to individuals and they include workshops to help cope with stress, abuse, conflict, death, parenting discipline,
empowerment and working through emotions - free
Screening and education - free
Fillings and cleaning are available (no false teeth)
Each procedure- RIO
All procedures for children 15 and younger free