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Telephone: +27 (0) 35 834 8000
Fax: +27 (0) 35 834 8012
Postal Address: Private Bag X203 Kranskop 3268
Physical Address: Qhudeni Area Nkandla Municipality Nkandla 3855
GPS co-ordinates:
30.8932125 | -28.6413468
Email: lindiwe.ntuli@kznhealth.gov.za

Senior Management Team

Vision: Provision of health care services that enable the people of Ekombe area to achieve optimal health status.

Mission Statement: Ekombe hospital is committed to providing effective and efficient Health care service that promote Health, prevent illness and restore dignity, based on primary health approach through the District Health System

Core Values:

  • Trust built on common understanding
  • Respect and dignity
  • Courage to challenge and change
  • Open communication and transparency
  • Commitment to perform

Services Offered:

Out patient In Patient Other Services
Antenatal, post natal and under 5 clinic
Chronic diseases
Communicable disease
Crisis Centre
Diagnostic Services
Emergency service
Eye care service
Maternal, child and women's health
Minor ailments
Pharmaceutical Services
Psychiatric Community Services
Referral system
Reproductive health services
STD, HIV and AIDS care
Infectious diseases
Maternal, Child and Women's health
Orthopaedis services
Pharmaceutical Services

Community Health Services
District Health Management informatin
Gateway clinic
Health and safety
Infection control
School healt

Ekombe is a district hospital in a deeply rural area in the Nkandla Magisterial District of the Kranskop and Silutshana main road in the midlands of KwaZulu-Natal. Map showing location of the hospitalDirections to Ekombe hospital.

In a recent accreditation programme, Ekombe hospital were awarded accreditation for Infection Control and Nursing  Management.  Accreditation can be defined as official recognition by experts indicating  that a health service substantially guarantees a quality service by complying with nationally and internationally agreed standards for health services.

The hospital was founded by Norwegian Lutheran Missionaries in 1878. It was built with Governor Generals National War Funds. We give honor to our Africans of the surrounding area who fought in the 1859 war for they are the main reason why this hospital is in existence today. In 1979 it was handed over to KwaZulu Natal Government. It was renovated and extended in 1993-1994. Ekombe Hospital has 7 residential clinics and 3 mobile clinics with 30 points, it serves the population of 85 000 people.

Visiting hours
Visiting hours : Monday to Sunday:
10h00 to 11h00 am
13h00 to 14h00 pm
18h00 to 19h00 pm

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