Department of Health (National): Overview
The vision of the Department of Health is to create a caring and humane society in which all South Africans have access to affordable, good quality health care. To this end, the Department aims to:
- Consolidate and build on the achievements of the past five years in improving access to health care for all and reducing inequity.
- Focus on working in partnership with other stakeholders to improve the quality of care of all levels of the health system, especially preventive and promote health
- Improve the overall efficiency of the health care delivery system.
Some of the health issues that have been prioritised by the Department are:
The content on this page was last updated on 20 August 2013