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Author: Dr. D. H. Bagwandeen

 UWC Campus Health and Wellness Centre is a medical practice that offers accessible and affordable GP health care services to the UWC Campus Community and beyond.

Dr. D. H. Bagwandeen and Associates. Inc

Campus Health and Wellness Centre

UWC Campus Health and Wellness Centre, operated by Dr. D. H. Bagwandeen and Associates. Inc. and situated University of the Western Cape (UWC), is a medical practice that offers accessible and affordable GP health care services to the UWC Campus Community and beyond. The Doctors, Nurses and all other staff at the Campus Health & Wellness Centre are committed to providing you with quality health care that is accessible and affordable.

UWC has modern and well-staffed facilities for your health related concerns. The services range from day to day primary health care needs to more specialised surgical procedures which are done on site.  We embrace a holistic approach to your health care needs and offer you natural health care options as well, all at one beautiful site, located on the first floor of the Community Health Sciences Building. Our practice is a modern, attractive, state-of-the-art facility. The UWC Campus Health and Wellness Centre is open daily Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 16:30, including University holidays.

We provide a full range of primary healthcare services that include:

- Diagnosis & treatment of common ailments

- Contraception / family planning methods

- PAP smears for females

- Diagnosis & treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STDs/STIs)

- Counselling, diagnosis & management of HIV infection

- Management of Tuberculosis (TB)

- Performing minor surgical procedures


We also provide more specialised services such as:

- Performing ECGs & lung function tests

- General medical examinations for insurance, sportspersons, job applications, etc.

- Blood & other laboratory tests for various conditions

- Management of sport injuries

- Dispensing of medication

- Immunisation against various diseases, such as Flu and Hepatitis B

- Medical weight management programmes

- Comprehensive medical aesthetics services


For your convenience, our health shop offers the UWC community the convenience of getting natural and healthy supplements, vitamins and various other health-promoting products right here on Campus.  Skin care and weight management products also feature in the products stocked. 

We further equipped the Health Centre with a mini theatre to perform more extensive medical and surgical procedures and we introduced a comprehensive range of lifestyle modification and aesthetic medical services to our already extensive range of primary health care services! 

Dr Bagwandeen has a special interest in lifestyle management, medical aesthetics and weight management and has extensive training and experience in these new and exciting fields.  The UWC Campus Health & Wellness Centre will offer a full range of treatment options within this area of medical care and will operate over extended hours to accommodate your needs in this regards. 


Please call on us or visit us to find out further details and about the range of care options available to you. Our friendly staff will be glad to assist you with all your health care questions. For an appointment to consult with a Doctor or Nurse, please visit us in person, call us at 021 959 2876/5 or simply book online at: Thank you.



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