Understanding the Impact of Decentralisation on Reproductive Health Services in Africa (RHD) - South Africa Report
The provision of appropriate reproductive health care remains one of the main health care challenges in developing countries. The development of the delivery of reproductive health services is continually confronted by challenges from a changing environment, an important element of which is health sector reform, in particular decentralisation, which is being undertaken by most governments in Africa.
Review and recommendations based on the budgeting process in the Northern Cape.A key instrument in managing districts successfully is the skilful use of budgeting. For this to happen, authority to set budgets needs to be decentralised. This brief outlines the budgeting process in the Northern Cape, and describes the first steps required to start its decentralisation.