The Ministry of Health & Wellness has the portfolio responsibility to provide leadership on health matters. The ministry formulates Health policies, ensuring their correct interpretation and implementation throughout the health care delivery system.
Health System Healthcare in Botswana is delivered through a decentralised model with primary healthcare being the pillar of the delivery system. Botswana has an extensive network of health facilities (hospitals, clinics, health posts, mobile stops) in the 27 health districts. In addition to an extensive network of 101 clinics with beds, 171 clinics without beds, 338 health posts and 844 mobile stops Primary Health care (PHC) services in Botswana are integrated within overall hospital services, being provided in the outpatient sections of all levels of hospitals. It is through these structures that a complement of preventive, promotive and rehabilitative health services as well as treatment and care of common problems are provided.