A long and healthy life for people in Limpopo
The Department is committed to provide quality health care service that is accessible, comprehensive, integrated, sustainable and affordable.
The Department renders the following services:
Primary Health Care (PHC) services including priority health programmes such as HIV and AIDS, STI’s and TB control programme, mother and child and women’s health, nutrition, prevention and control of disease.
The district hospital service is rendered through the district health system.
Emergency Medical Services are coordinated and managed throughout the province.
Secondary health care services are rendered through regional hospitals that provide out-patient and in-patient care at general specialist level; health care services that is providing specialized in-patient care for psychiatric, and MDR tuberculosis services.
Tertiary hospital services which combines highly specialised tertiary care with secondary care including some primary health care patients with some referrals to step-down wards.
Provide training for future health care professionals through nursing colleges/schools.
Render clinical support services including allied services, pharmaceutical, laboratory services and oral health services.
These services are supported through financial management, human resource development and management and support services (such as information systems, facility management, supply chain management, medico-legal services and other non-personnel health services).
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
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.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
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:
Compare the adjusted appropriation to the main appropriation to see whether changes were made in the adjustments budget to the appropriations set out in the budget. The audited outcome shows what was actually spent.
Note: Direct charges against the National Revenue Fund are excluded.
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
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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