NGOs must check bank accounts - Gauteng

2012-05-13 19:51

Johannesburg - Gauteng Health MEC Ntombi Mekgwe said on Sunday non-governmental organisations (NGOs) awaiting payment from the department should check whether the outstanding funds reflect on their bank balances.

On Thursday, the department paid R63m to 818 NGOs, according to a statement.

"In the past two weeks, the department has made significant progress in settling outstanding payments to all service providers," it said.

It had also paid R874m to suppliers of medical and surgical items.

NGOs whose payments did not reflect should call the department's contact centre on 011-355-2222/7633/7650/7636.

The department was committed to meeting all its past and future obligations to suppliers, it said.

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