Department: Health

Contact details

Physical: 21st Floor, 4 Dorp Street, Cape Town
Postal: PO Box 2060, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 021 483 3245/5417
Fax: 021 483 6169


The mission of the Western Cape Department of Health is to provide equitable access to quality health services in partnership with the relevant stakeholders within a balanced and well-managed health system to the people of the Western Cape and beyond.

The Department's strategic goals are to address the burden of disease; improve the quality of health services and the patient experience; ensure and maintain organisational strategic management capacity and synergy; develop and maintain a capacitated workforce to deliver the required health services; develop and maintain appropriate health technology, infrastructure and ICT; and optimal financial management to maximise health outcomes.

Office Bearers/Management

Dr N Mbombo
Head of Department
Dr B Engelbrecht

Dr Nomafrench Mbombo (Minister)
Head of Department:
Dr Beth Engelbrecht
Mr AJ van Niekerk
Deputy Directors General:
Dr K Cloete (Chief of Operations)
Chief Directors:
Dr L Angeletti Du Toit (Infrastructure and Technical Management)
Mrs B Arries (Human Resources)
Dr R Crous (Rural District Health Services)
Mr JM Jooste (Financial Management)
Dr S Kariem (General Specialist and Emergency)
Dr T Naledi (Health Programmes)
Dr K Vallabhjee (Strategy and Health Support)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Ms Marika Champion (Director: Communications)
Mr Luyanda Mfeka (Spokesperson for the MEC)
Mr Mark van der Heever (Deputy Director: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation19 154 79417 552 38016 145 01614 743 832
Actual Expenditure18 740 19317 307 54815 916 96214 600 857
Employee Compensation10 949 65210 072 3539 237 9388 436 689
Goods and Services5 976 2635 510 9604 955 6044 499 855
Capital Assets747 064746 805837 567875 661
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure7 28424 42687 10086 673
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure--958
Posts Approved33 05533 19032 45631 733
Posts Filled31 43231 26730 93130 345
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