Martje Venter Hospital, also known as Tarka Hospital, is a 20 bed district hospital situated in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape. The hospital caters to the Tsolwana Municipality, with a population of 33,281.
The hospital is located at the corner of Buitekant & Margaret streets in Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape Province. The nearest main roads are the R61 and R344 main roads running through Tarkastad. Tarkastad is situated 79.3km North-East of Cradock and 65.8km West of Queenstown on the R61.
Martje Venter Hospital is a provincial hospital, and services are free to pregnant and breastfeeding women as well as children under the age of six years old. Other citizens are charged according to a sliding scale depending on their income.
- Anti-Retroviral (ARV) treatment for HIV/AIDS
- Emergency department
- Maternity ward
- Medical Services
- Operating Theatre & CSSD Services
- Out Patients Department
- Paediatric ward
- Surgical Services