Cecilia Makiwane Hospital Address, Departments & Contact Details


Cecilia Makiwane Hospital (CMH) is a large government-funded hospital located in the Mdantsane township near East London, Eastern Cape in South Africa.

The hospital is named after Cecilia Makiwane, the first African woman to become a professional nurse in South Africa

It is a tertiary teaching hospital affiliated with Walter Sisulu University and forms part of the East London Hospital Complex with Frere Hospital.

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Cecilia Makiwane Hospital

Departments and services

The hospital’s departments include Trauma and Emergency, Paediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Surgery, Internal Medicine, ARV clinic for HIV/AIDS in adults and children, Anaesthetics, Paediatric Surgery, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Ophthalmology and burns unit. The Orthopaedic department runs a weekly clinic.

Contact Details

Address: Billie Rd, Mdantsane Unit 4, Mdantsane, 5219, South Africa
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +27 43 708 2111
Affiliated University: Walter Sisulu University
Care system: Public


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  1. pieter Schoonbee January 9th, 2024

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