Motsoaledi to improve health stats

2010-09-13 21:17

Cape Town - The national department of health is planning ways to get better statistics on health, said Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

In a statement released on Monday, he said these were aimed at securing reliable, quality data and proper oversight.

"We will develop a strategy and framework for a comprehensive and integrated monitoring and evaluation function," he said.

He said an efficient health information system was critical to the planned national health insurance.