Health

Mpumalanga Department Budget for 2016-17

Vision

“A Healthy Developed Society”

Mission

The Mpumalanga Department of Health is committed to improve the quality of health and well-being of all people of Mpumalanga by providing needs based, people cantered, equitable health care delivery system through an integrated network of health care services provided by a cadre of dedicated and well skilled health workers.

Core functions and responsibilities

  • The Department of Health is mandated to provide quality health services to the people of Mpumalanga and promote healthy lifestyle. The Vote currently has eight main divisions which consist of Administration, District Health Services, Emergency Medical Services, Provincial Hospital Services, Central Hospitals, Health sciences and training, Health Care Support and Health Facilities Management.

  • District Health Services is in the forefront of rendering comprehensive primary health care services to the community using the district health system model, where ideally the patient will start from the clinic to CHC to District hospital.

  • The department provides primary health care services are provided at various levels which include community-based level whereby Community Based Health Services are rendered in partnership with Non Profit Organisations (NPOs). Mobile services are rendered to remote areas with a view of improving access to health care services.

  • Emergency Medical Services provides Pre-hospital medical services, Inter-hospital transfers, Rescue and Planned Patient Transport to all inhabitants of Mpumalanga Province within the national norms of 15 minutes in urban areas and 40 minutes in rural areas.

  • Provincial Hospital Services renders secondary health services in regional hospitals and provides TB in specialized hospital services.

  • Central Hospitals render secondary and tertiary health care services and provides a platform for training of health care workers including research.

  • Health Care Support Service ensures the availability of pharmaceuticals and other ancillaries, rendering credible forensic health care which contributes meaningfully to the criminal justice system, the availability, use and upkeep of the appropriate health technologies and the provision of laundry services.

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2016-17 Budget

The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.

Programme budgets for 2016-17

A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Central Hospital Services
District Health Services
Emergency Medical Services
Health Care Support Services
Health Facilities Management
Health Sciences and Training
Provincial Hospital Services

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Administration
Central Hospital Services
District Health Services
Emergency Medical Services
Health Care Support Services
Health Facilities Management
Health Sciences and Training
Provincial Hospital Services

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities

2016-17 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Implement
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Planned compared to historical expenditure

Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.

The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.

Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:

Year Phase
2012-13 Audited Outcome
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Audited Outcome
2015-16 Adjusted appropriation
2016-17 Main appropriation
2017-18 Medium Term Estimates
2018-19 Medium Term Estimates

Budgeted and Actual Expenditure comparison

Compare the Adjusted Appropriation to the Main Appropriation to see how the spending plans changed during the year. The Audited Outcome then shows what was actually spent.

Note: Direct charges against the National Revenue Fund are excluded

Main Appropriation
Adjusted Appropriation
Final Appropriation
Audited Outcome

Budgeted and Actual Expenditure comparison by Programme

Compare the amount of budget allocated to each of this deparment’s programmes at each phase in the process leading up to the Audited Outcome

Main Appropriation
Adjusted Appropriation
Final Appropriation
Audited Outcome
National Health Insurance, Health Planning and Systems Enablement
Hospitals, Tertiary Health Services and Human Resource Development
HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Maternal and Child Health
Primary Health Care Services
Administration
Health Regulation and Compliance Management
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