Committee Report on Health Budget
5 May 2016
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) suggested that the word ‘women’s’ should be omitted from “the women’s maternal and reproductive health…” in the last paragraph of page 17.
Department of Health on their 4th quarterly report performance
10 Jun 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) congratulated the Department on the presentation, which reflected progress and good work done. She commended the Department on its revenue retention and requested a list of the 13 hospitals.
Update on Bio-economy Strategy: Department of Science and Technology breifing
27 May 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) agreed that science should be demystified and opened up to ordinary people. She wanted to know what was happening on the eucalyptus tree project. Ms Scheepers asked whether the economic growth of wheat and grain was being hampered by the cartels that prevented new innovations. She ...
Committee Report on Department of Health 2015/16 budget
29 Apr 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) proposed that the second sentence, under "Violence and injuries" (page 3) should be restructured to read: "The health sector recognises the need for the implementation of a comprehensive and inter-sectoral response to combat violence and injury, and significantly reduce the country’s injury and death rate.
Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) on Annual Performance Plan & Strategic Plan 2015
21 Apr 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) added that the usual cut-off age for dependents under a medical aid scheme of the parents was 27 years, but this ignored the African culture of assisting extended families, and it also did not take sufficient account of the youth unemployment in the country.
Department of Health on their Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan and Budget
17 Apr 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) asked whether the cost of the Demographic Health Survey, noted as requiring R80 million and for which only R30 million had been obtained, would be conducted on a proportional basis through the provinces. She asked how this survey would be funded. She asked what the Department ...
Medical Research Council , Council for Medical Schemes & Office of Health Standards Compliance on their Strategic Plans, APP and Budget
15 Apr 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) asked if they funded all the students’ expenses with their bursaries, or whether they covered the tuition fees only. What was the status of the current Accounting Officer?
Compensation Commission for Occupational Diseases on its 2015/16 Strategic & Annual Performance Plan
25 Mar 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) was curious about the compensation for miners and how the families of miners were compensated if the miner got injured. There were hidden costs in caring for injured miners besides medical bills; the costs of pain and lost income, and the costs of taking care of ...
National Health Laboratory Services Strategic and Annual Performance Plan 2015
24 Mar 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) asked if NHLS believed it was empowered sufficiently to fulfil its objectives.
Department of Health on its 2nd and 3rd quarterly reports; DPME on Health Department performance outcomes
18 Mar 2015
Ms M Scheepers (ANC) enquired whether the DoH had any intention of taking over pre-existing call centres, and how the ambulance system would be made more efficient. In her constituency the inefficiencies in the system were so bad that paramedics in training would be first to attend a scene.