President Jacob Zuma will on Friday visit the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria to monitor the delivery of healthcare services as part of the Presidential Siyahlola Monitoring Programme.

Government has been monitoring service delivery in an effort to address challenges.

Zuma undertook a walkabout at various departments of the hospital to monitor the services provided to the public and interacted with staff and patients to receive first-hand information on challenges facing the hospital for purposes of further improving its services.

The President further visited the Nuclear Medicine Centre which provides the best evidence-based patient care.

They utilize the most advanced technological imaging equipment.

He then visited the Oncology Department which has the largest number of radiation machines that cater for patients from Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West and Gauteng.