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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

08 May 2018

SAMWUMED CURATORSHIP COURT ORDER MAY 2018

SAMWUMED CURATORSHIP COURT ORDER 09 May 2018: The Western Cape Division of the High Court in Cape Town has on 3rd May 2018, placed the South African Municipal Workers Union...

08 May 2018

SAMWUMED Annual General Meeting Postponement Notice

SAMWUMED Annual General Meeting Postponement Notice

08 May 2018

SUFFERING FROM DIABETES? TAKE EXTRA CARE OF YOUR TEETH

Suffering from diabetes? Take extra care of your teeth If you are diabetic you might be at increased risk for gum disease. Here's why you shouldn't postpone that trip to the...

08 May 2018

R14.BILLION SETTLEMENT FOR MINERS WITH SILICOSIS, TB

R1.4 billion settlement for miners with silicosis, TB A settlement has been reached according to which mineworkers with silicosis or tuberculosis will be paid out.

04 May 2018

SPARE YOUR BABIES FROM SALT- AND HYPERTENSION

Spare your babies from salt – and hypertension Healthy eating habits should be reinforced at an early age – in South Africa, one in 10 children already suffers from high blood...

04 May 2018

5 DANGEROUS HEALTH RISKS OF TATTOOS

5 dangerous health risks of tattoos Are you thinking about getting a tattoo? You might first want to consider these five potential health risks.

04 May 2018

BREAKTHROUGH IN LUNG CANCER TREATMENT CUTS RISK OF DYING BY 50%

BREAKTHROUGH IN LUNG CANCER CUTS RISK OF DYING BY 50% In new studies, a combination of immunotherapy drugs and chemotherapy has shown a marked improvement in survival in lung cancer patients.

26 April 2018

HOW TO MAKE YOUR FAST FOOD CHOICES HEALTHIER

Here’s exactly how to make your fast food choices healthier If you really have to...

26 April 2018

LACK OF PROPER NUTRITION: A KEY OBSTACLE TO LEARNING FOR SA KIDS

Lack of proper nutrition a key obstacle to learning for SA kids A study found a link between poor nutrition in early childhood and educational outcomes later in life.

26 April 2018

5 REASONS YOU'RE GAINING WEIGHT THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH FOOD

5 reasons you’re gaining weight that have nothing to do with food You might want to rethink that takeaway coffee...

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