Gauteng Spends R144m On Cuban Doctor Training

Gauteng Health Department The Gauteng Health Department is spending R144 million this year for 461 students to study medicine in Cuba, which is about 50% more than it would cost to train them locally as doctors. According to Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions…

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Gauteng Health Lies About Achievements

Jack Bloom DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health

This year’s health budget of R37.4 billion is a healthy 9.5% increase over the budget last year. The question is whether it will be spent effectively and efficiently. Unfortunately, last year’s budget spending had rather extreme underspends and overspends in the various departments. There was R809 million underspent by District…

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Gauteng Health Fails To Spend R738 Million

Gauteng Department of Health

Gauteng Health Department The Gauteng Health Department failed to spend R738 million of its R34.6 billion budget in the 2015/16 financial year that ended on 31 March this year. This is revealed in the Fourth Quarterly report of the Gauteng Health Department which was considered last week by the Gauteng…

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Why Is Failed Contractor Not Blacklisted?

Randgate Clinic

Anix Trading and Construction JV Mrazane A company that caused a two year building delay by failing to complete the Randgate Clinic in Randfontein has not been blacklisted for further work by the Gauteng Provincial Government. This is revealed in a written reply by Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development MEC…

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