KwaZulu-Natal Children’s Hospital was the first dedicated Children’s Hospital in Africa

KwaZulu-Natal Children’s Hospital

The Durban Children’s Hospital was the first facility in all of Africa dedicated exclusively to kids. It was built in 1928 by then-Durban Mayor Mary Siedle, who wanted to take a child of colour for medical treatment but could not find a place.

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Elton John donates R50 million to KZN Children’s Hospital

DURBAN – British singer, Sir Elton John donated R50 million to the KwaZulu-Natal Children’s Hospital, currently under construction on Durban South Beach.

Plans to restore and re-launch Addington children’s hospital

The last fortress of apartheid health, the old Addington Children’s Hospital on Durban’s beachfront will give life to a new KwaZulu-Natal Children’s Hospital.

Facelift for KZN children’s hospital

Renovation of the old Addington Children’s Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal is expected to get underway soon to revive one of the province’s once state-of-the-art health facilities.