Gauteng Health has instructed its lawyers to recover almost R500-m from its former head of department, Dr Tiego “Barney” Selebano, and two other officials, for their alleged involvement in the illegal procurement of an IT tender in 2013, reported IoL.
The Gauteng health department has launched an app in a bid to improve waiting times and resolve complaints faster. The app, called Mpilo, has a geolocation feature that helps users find the nearest health facility. It is already available on both Android and iOS; it is free and only requires users to have data.
Five senior CMS officials were suspended pending the outcome of an investigation into alleged corruption and unethical conduct. This follows the resignation of head of compliance and investigations, Stephen Mmatli, reported Business Day (19 September 2019).
Industry players have bemoaned the fact that only two working days were given to nominate people for the committee that will determine what benefits the National Health Insurance will offer.