Question NW3223 to the Minister of Health

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03 December 2018 - NW3223

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Lotriet, Dr A to ask the Minister of Health

(1)What was the (a) infant mortality rate, (b) child mortality rate and (c) maternal mortality rate at the (i) Edenvale Hospital, (ii) Tembisa Hospital, (iii) O R Tambo Memorial Hospital, (iv) Katlehong Hospital and (v) Germiston Hospital in the (aa) 2015-16, (bb) 2016-17 and (cc) 2017-18 financial years; (2) what was the national average and international benchmark for each specified mortality rate in each specified financial year?

Reply:

The following tables reflect the details in this regard

 

Infant Mortality Rate

 

Hospital

Financial Year

   

2015-16

2016/17

2017/18

 

(i) Edenval Hospital

7.4

10.3

9.8

 

(ii) Tembisa Hospital

7.1

8.4

9.5

 

(iii) Tambo Memorial Hospital

3.4

3.3

3.6

 

(iv) (Katlehong) Hospital not existing, substituted with

Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital

18.4

21.2

20.5

 

(v) Germiston) Hospital not existing, substituted with

Bertha Gxowa Hospital

9.1

12.9

9.4

Source: DHIS extracted 09 November 2018

 

Child Mortality Rate

 

Hospital

Financial Year

   

2015-16

2016/17

2017/18

 

(i) Edenval Hospital

5.1

8.9

8.9

 

(ii) Tembisa Hospital

5.2

6.5

7.7

 

(iii) Tambo Memorial Hospital

2.0

2.0

4.1

 

(iv) (Katlehong) Hospital not existing, substituted with

Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital

12.0

12.4

14.5

 

(v) Germiston) Hospital not existing, substituted with

Bertha Gxowa Hospital

6.4

9.0

5.7

Source: DHIS extracted 09 November 2018

 

Maternal Mortality Rate

 

Hospital

Financial Year

   

2015-16

2016/17

2017/18

 

(i) Edenval Hospital

24.9

152.6

95.1

 

(ii) Tembisa Hospital

173.4

185.2

127.1

 

(iii) Tambo Memorial Hospital

82.2

185.2

128.1

 

(iv) (Katlehong) Hospital not existing, substituted with

Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital

269.5

181.1

238.7

 

(v) Germiston) Hospital not existing, substituted with

Bertha Gxowa Hospital

82.5

90.5

32.9

Source: DHIS extracted 09 November 2018. Reported in form of ratio as it is reported in the DHIS

 

National average for each specified mortality rate in each specified financial year

Financial Year

   

2015-16

2016/17

2017/18

 

Infant Mortality

6.7

6.3

7.0

 

Child Mortality

4.8

4.4

4.7

 

Maternal Mortality

115.6

111.5

106.4

Source: DHIS extracted 09 November 2018

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