Department: Health

Contact details

Physical: 37 Sauer Street, Johannesburg, 2001
Postal: Private Bag X085, Marshalltown, 2107
Tel: 011 355 3000/3503
Fax: 011 355 3811


The mission of the Gauteng Department of Health is to provide excellent, integrated health services in partnership with stakeholders and contribute towards the reduction of poverty, vulnerability and the burden of disease in all communities in Gauteng.

The core mandate of the Department is to improve the health status of the population, improve health services, secure better value for money, ensure effective organisation, and provide integrated services and programmes that promote and protect healthy, quality and sustainable livelihoods for poor, vulnerable and marginalised groups in society.

The Department's strategic goals are improved health and well-being, with an emphasis on vulnerable groups; reduction in the rate of new HIV infections by 50% in youth, adults and babies, and reduction in the number of deaths from TB and AIDS by 20%; increased efficiency of service implementation; human capital management and development for better health outcomes; and organisational excellence.

Office Bearers/Management

Dr G Ramokgopa
Head of Department
Dr E Kenoshi

Dr Gwen Ramokgopa
Head of Department:
Dr Ernest Kenoshi
Mr Ndoda Biyela
Deputy Directors General:
Dr N Mazamisa (Acting: Clinical Services)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Mr Prince Hamnca (Head: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedQualifiedQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriation35 816 38332 015 23029 298 49427 191 594
Actual Expenditure34 864 55531 005 21227 415 80126 834 347
Employee Compensation20 648 00018 654 90917 096 85415 244 542
Goods and Services11 257 3259 735 2818 059 2778 625 127
Capital Assets1 481 1891 031 499832 164941 464
Unauthorised Expenditure---324 474
Irregular Expenditure493 155-233 9031 141 557
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure7 433159 759161 620145 967
Posts Approved73 199n/a71 30866 401
Posts Filled65 118n/a62 79857 766
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