Kalafong Hospital

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Kalafong Hospital
Department of Health
Geography
Location Atteridgeville, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Coordinates 25°45′49″S 28°05′25″E / 25.7636°S 28.0904°E / -25.7636; 28.0904Coordinates: 25°45′49″S 28°05′25″E / 25.7636°S 28.0904°E / -25.7636; 28.0904
Organisation
Care system Public
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university University of Pretoria
Services
Beds 1,113
History
Founded 1 March 1972

Kalafong Hospital is a public hospital in Pretoria, Gauteng. The hospital is situated on the western outskirts of Pretoria in the suburb of Atteridgeville. The University of Pretoria uses the hospital as a training institution for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

History[edit]

Construction commenced in 1965, with patient treatment commencing on 1 March 1972. On 9 March 1973 the Honourable Mr Sybrand van Niekerk, then Administrator of the Transvaal, officially opened the hospital.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kalafong Hospital Retrieved 27 June 2011