NHLS strategy to deal with Covid-19 test results and backlogs; Life Healthcare Group & Netcare on state of readiness for Covid-19
10 Jun 2020
Ms E Wilson (DA) stated that there is a significant risk of unprocessed specimens being contaminated if there is a backlog in test results. During the lockdown and responding to the pandemic, the government has been regulating the movement and behaviour of the people. Has there been any Regulations which ...
Health Budget: Committee Report; Ministry/Department of Health on Covid-19 update
28 May 2020
Ms E Wilson (DA) stated that the DA reserves its position on the Report until such time as it has been discussed with her party.
Department of Health Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan and Budget: AGSA analysis and assessment
13 May 2020
The Chairperson then read out a question from Ms E Wilson (DA), who, due to technical difficulties, could hear the proceedings but could not herself be heard. The question read: “Year-on-year we are seeing no improvement on outcomes, especially in the finance areas. Now we are in a crisis with ...
COVID-19 Update: Minister of Health briefing
10 Apr 2020
Ms E Wilson (DA) said that the Committee owed the Minister and his team a “huge thanks” for the fact that they have been working “unbelievably hard” for “fierce hours” and that they must be “absolutely exhausted”. She thanked the Minister personally and he was in the Committee’s thoughts ...
Minister of Health on response to Coronavirus outbreak; National Health Insurance Pilot Districts Evaluation Report: DoH briefing
4 Mar 2020
Ms E Wilson (DA) said the report was extensive and required much analysis. The NHI project put in place interventions to uplift the state of healthcare in the country but the GP contracting concerned her as at one pilot project in Limpopo it was realised that 30 extra doctors needed ...
Health Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
22 Oct 2019
Ms E Wilson (DA) proposed the Report be adopted as a true reflection of the deliberations in meetings held between the Portfolio Committee, national Department of Health and its entities. She further urged the Committee to consider formulating stringent monitoring mechanisms in order to ensure implementation of the recommendations by ...
Compensation Commissioner for Occupational Diseases 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
16 Oct 2019
Ms E Wilson (DA) expressed her concern that the Department sees the challenges but the CCOD was not receiving any support from it. Nothing is being done. She would like to know what the Department has done about this and who the CCOD is liaising with. She also wondered why ...
DoH, NHLS & SAHPRA 2018/19 Annual Reports; with Minister & Deputy Minister
15 Oct 2019
Ms E Wilson (DA) said that she was the only Member that had served on this Committee in the 5th parliament, and recognised the challenges the NHLS was facing. She commended their quick actions to deal with them. She enquired about the progress of the cases against CEO and CFO ...
Capacity building session: AGSA briefing
19 Sep 2019
Ms E Wilson (DA) lamented that for the four weeks the Committee has been so busy that Members did not have sufficient time to engage with entities and stakeholders. Every opportunity that Members get to engage, they are either limited or circumvented from asking questions. This matter was to be ...
CCOD, OHSC & SAHPRA on their Mandates & Annual Performance Plans 2019/20
4 Sep 2019
Ms E Wilson (DA) observed that they had mentioned about 236 controlled mines that they were working with at the moment, and asked how many there were in total. What percentage did that 236 represent, and in the bigger picture, how many were not controlled, because those that they could ...