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    SAMWUMED offers 2 benefit plans which have been designed exclusively for local government employees

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    SAMWUMED continues to provide relevant healthcare benefits to members at low contributions

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    We offer a wide range of career opportunities which allow individuals to realise their career goals.

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SAMWUMED is a national accredited, self-administered medical aid scheme offering the most affordable medical cover for local government employees.

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SAMWUMED News

22 January 2018

5 DISEASES YOU RISK GETTING IF WE RUN OUT OF WATER

5 DISEASES YOU RISK GETTING IF WE RUN OUT OF WATER As Day Zero rapidly approaches for Capetonians, we take a look at five diseases that might become more of a...

22 January 2018

5 TIPS TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HEALTH CHECKUPS THIS YEAR

5 TIPS TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HEALTH CHECKUPS THIS YEAR Ticking off your annual checkups? Here's how to get the most out of your visits to doctors...

17 January 2018

HOW TO GET A GRIP ON THAT FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL ANXIETY

HOW TO GET A GRIP ON THAT FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL ANXIETY As the first day of school rolls around once again, many parents and children may feel overwhelmed.

13 December 2017

SAMWUMED IS ONE OF THE TOP THREE MOST SUSTAINABLE MEDICAL SCHEMES IN SA

SAMWUMED IS ONE OF THE TOP THREE MOST SUSTAINABLE MEDICAL SCHEMES IN SA

SAMWUMED is one of the top three most sustainable medical schemes in SA We are pleased to announce that SAMWUMED has done it again, for a third time! In the recent Alexander...

16 August 2017

WHY DO WE HAVE PMBs?

Why do we have PMBs? The reason why PMBs were created basically comes down to two facts, medical schemes and healthcare.

24 April 2017

HEALTHCARE FRAUD AWARENESS AND MEMBER ASSISTANCE

Healthcare Fraud Awareness and Member Assistance As members of a medical aid, we all want to be able to access the necessary level of healthcare in a time of need,...

09 March 2017

Medical schemes not at rock bottom, yet – CMS

Medical schemes not at rock bottom, yet – CMS Medical schemes are financially safe and able to cover member claims, says Elsabé Conradie, head of stakeholder relations at the Council of...

30 November 2016

MEDSCHEME TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL MANAGED CARE SERVICES TO SAMWUMED

MEDSCHEME TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL MANAGED CARE SERVICES TO SAMWUMED 30 November 2016: SAMWUMED, a prominent medical scheme for local government and associated services employees, has announced that it will be extending...

18 October 2016

SAMWUMED ANNOUNCES BENEFIT IMPROVEMENTS AND PREMIUM INCREASES

SAMWUMED announces benefit improvements and premium increases 13 October 2016: With a strong focus on providing affordable healthcare for its members in 2017, the self-administered local government medical scheme,...

13 July 2016

SAMWUMED AND HEARTFM NELSON MANDELA BEANIE CAMPAIGN

SAMWUMED and HeartFM Nelson Mandela Beanie Campaign To help fight the cold this winter, SAMWUMED and Heart FM will be collecting beanies to keep children in need warm this month.

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