Gauteng healthcare app brings services to residents’ fingertips
The provincial health department’s Mpilo app garners over 61 000 users, as the department accelerates mobile tech use to improve healthcare services.
Gijima scores R339m health tender
The contract will see the company provide a fully-managed health information system to the Gauteng Department of Health.
ATM-style self-dispensing pharmacy unit launched
The Pharmacy Dispensing Unit, unveiled in Alexandra, Johannesburg, allows quick dispensing of medication with guidance from a tele-pharmacist.
Gauteng pilots robotic dispensers for chronic patients
The provincial health department implements the use of pharmacy dispensing unit technology for patients with chronic conditions.
Raspberry Pi to be used in Soweto health hackathon
A2D24 and the Gauteng Department of Health will hold a hackathon this week to teach learners coding and create health awareness apps.
Gauteng Health Department introduces bed management system
The Electronic Bed Management System allows medical staff to identify available beds across the Steve Biko Academic cluster hospitals.
NPA seizes over R1bn in contract claims
Claims against the Gauteng Department of Health have been seized, following tender rigging allegations in the procurement of a health information system.
GPG departments accelerate spending
The expenditure indicates that the provincial government is making progress in implementing service delivery programmes, says MEC.
Gauteng health owes Telkom R11m
The department puts Telkom in a tricky situation by not paying its overdue invoices.