Naledi Nokukhanya Chirwa

National Assembly

Naledi Nokukhanya Chirwa

About Naledi Nokukhanya Chirwa



Committee appearances

  • CCOD, OHSC & SAHPRA on their Mandates & Annual Performance Plans 2019/20 4 Sep 2019

    Ms N Chirwa (EFF) said the after-effects of mining were dysfunctional family units. They were fathers and brothers who had been taken away from their family units and sent to the mines to die. It was absolutely tragic that the means of acknowledging their deaths, loss and sickness was what ...
  • Engagement with the Elders on Universal Health Coverage 3 Sep 2019

    Ms N Chirwa (EFF) explained how SA was peculiar: it was much to do with the problem that the country had with corruption. Most objectives would have trickled down to the ground, except that public servants stole and there was no accountability mechanism. For example, there was a clinic in ...
  • NHI Bill [B11-2019]: Minister’s briefing; Council for Medical Schemes mandate & Annual Performance Plan 29 Aug 2019

    Ms N Chirwa (EFF) thanked DoH for the presentation and the Minister and Deputy Minister for joining them. She was concerned about the independence of the NHI board since it was appointed by and accounted to the Minister. How could Parliament and the public hold both the Minister and the ...
  • Legacy Report; Overview of Health Sector: Department briefing 28 Aug 2019

    Ms N Chirwa (EFF) asked when it comes to non-communicable diseases, why are some provinces doing extremely well on some diseases while neighbouring provinces are the inverse of that. What are the reasons for these differences? She asked the reasoning behind the differences in resource allocations for different provinces. She ...
  • Department of Health 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan 4 Jul 2019

    Ms N Chirwa (EFF) enquired about the relationship between the DOH and NGOs. What resources migrated between the two entities, since most accomplishments claimed by the Department were done by the NGOs at ground level? She also raised the subject of condom usage, commenting that the topic had not been ...

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 14 Oct 2019

    In light of the report by the Council for Medical Schemes that mental health diseases are increasing, under-diagnosed and under-treated and that the approved budget for 2019-20 financial year only accommodates 5 000 patients on the new mental health programme to be rolled out in the current financial year, how ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 7 Oct 2019

    By what date will he institute an investigation into allegations of racial profiling raised by general practitioners to the Council for Medical Schemes that medical aid schemes do not pay them on the basis of racial discrimination?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 7 Oct 2019

    Which criteria did the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority use to approve five of the 80 medicinal cannabis licence applications and/or reject the other 75, despite the fact that there has not been amendments and/or legislation passed to accommodate the anticipated legislation to allow for the manufacturing of ...

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Plenary appearances

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