Umgungundlovu Health District

UMgungundlovu Health District is the seat of the Office of the Premier for KwaZulu-Natal as well as the provincial capital, Pietermaritzburg. The District provides a health service to 10% of the provincial population, amounting to 1 052 730 with 84.3% of the population being uninsured.

UMgungundlovu Health District covers an area of 9 189 square kilometres. It comprises of seven municipalities namely UMshwathi (KZ 221), Umgeni (KZ 222), Mpofana (KZ 223), Impendle (KZ 224), Msunduzi (KZ 225), UMkhambathini (KZ 226) and Richmond (KZ 227).

The UMgungundlovu Health District has been selected as a Pilot District to prepare for the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI). Map of uMgungundlovu District

UMgungundlovu Health District has 46 fixed clinics, 17 Mobile Clinics and 1 state aided clinic.

Mrs S.W Mbambo : Acting District Director

Mrs S.W Mbambo : Acting District Director

Mr M.R Green : Deputy District Manager - Planning and M&E

Mr M.R Green : Deputy District Manager - Planning and M&E

Mr A.D. Cardoso : District Engineer

Mr A.D. Cardoso : District Engineer

Telephone : (033) 897 1000

Fax : (033) 897 1078


Postal Address: P/Bag X9124 Pietermartizburg 3200

Physical Address: 171 Hoosen Haffajee (former Berg) Street, Pietermartizburg

Vision Better health, Better life through Courage and Excellence. Text Text Text

Mission To achieve such excellence in service delivery that all Individuals in the UMgungundlovu District remain in better health, thus becoming the leading District in the country.

Core Values

  • Unconditional loving and Caring:We treat all with dignity.
  • Transparency: Give and share information.
  • Teamwork:A sense of belonging and combined effort.
  • Integrity:We serve with honesty and respect.
  • Commitment:Dedicated to fulfill our promises
  • Innovativeness:Caring through creativity.

If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions or compliments regarding Umgungundlovu District, please contact the Public Relations Officer,

Name Ms Thobile Hadebe

Telepone Number: (033) 897 1000


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This page last edited on 25 July, 2019

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