Gauteng Department Budget for 2017-18


Dailt we provide high-quality,efficient and accessible healthcare to transform people’s lives


Create an effective public health system in Gauteng by ensuring we have the right people,skills,systems and equipment to provide the care our patients need to live health,quality lives

Core functions

  • Provision of primary healtcare services through the district system by means of a network of provincial clinics and community health centres and district hospitals administered by doctors,nurses and other health prodessionals;

  • Provision of emergency Medical services and planned patient transport throughout the province;

  • Renderingsecondary healthcare services through regional hospitals providing out- and in-patient care at general specialist level

  • Provision of specialisedin-patient care for psychiatric and infectious diseases, and some tuberculosis (TB) and chronic psychiatric services on an outsourced basis;

  • Provision of in-patient and out-patient academic healthcareservices through the central,tertiary hospitals and dental ospitals, in addition to the teaching that takesplace at other service levels;training of future health care professionalsin health sciences faculties and nursing colleges;and

  • Delivering of forensic pathology services and clinical-medico legal services

These services are supported through human resource;developmentmanagement and support servicesuch as laundries,facilities management and cook-freeze; and through supplying medical and pharmaceutical materials

Emergency Medical Services in the Eastern Cape 2005 – 2015
Data by Public Service Accountability Monitor
Budget Brief: Eastern Cape Department of Health 2014/15
Data by Public Service Accountability Monitor
How Does Civil Society Use Budget Information?
Data by International Budget Partnership
How transparent and participatory are the budgets of Metropolitan Municipalities in South Africa?
Data by International Budget Partnership
A Guide to Conducting Social Audits in South Africa
Data by International Budget Partnership
Budget Analysis for Advancing Socioeconomic Rights
Data by Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute
The budget process

Interested in finding out how the South African budget process works? Learn about the budget process, how it relates to our constitution and the role that it plays in a modern d...

How to participate in the budget process?

The South African Constitution has several provisions that support people’s participation in areas of democratic governance. One such area of participation is in the allocation ...

Discuss this budget with others