Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has released three performance audit reports dealing with pharmaceuticals, water infrastructure and urban renewal projects.
According to EWN reporter, Barry Bateman, Makwetu identified four key areas lacking in the management of these three projects.
Leadership and oversight
Project management and operations
- Intergovernmental co-ordination
#AGSA Makwetu: looked at Health Department, Water and Sanitation, as well as 4 Gauteng urban renewal projects. BB— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) November 30, 2016
#AGSA Makwetu: in pharma audit, we looked from procurement to dispensing. Water - effective delivery of water infrastructure. BB— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) November 30, 2016
#AGSA Makwetu: looked at 109 health institutions and 10 medical depots; water infrastructure in 7 district municipalities… BB— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) November 30, 2016
In pharmaceuticals Makwetu said there was no control of stock.
We had losses due to stock that was not kept in proper temperatures and away from sunlight.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
60% of these facilities were dispensing medicine to patients without recording patients' details and the medicine being dispensed.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
Listen to EWN's Barry Bateman below to hear more about the performance audit reports released by Auditor General..