News & Events

Latest News

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN HEALTH PRODUCTS REGULATORY AUTHORITY (SAHPRA)

From: Ministry of Health
Date:
05 June 2015


The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, invites the public to submit nominations for the following candidates to be considered for appointment to the Board of the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA):

Click here to read the SAHPRA Advert.

Click here to download the nomination form.

 

Press release : Medicines Control Council clarifies access to Cannabis for the treatment of medical conditions

From: The Chairperson of the Medicines Control Council
Date:
25 November 2016


Press Release:
Release
In the light of recent media reports, the Medicines Control Council wishes to clarify the current framework for access to cannabis for medicinal purposes in South Africa.

Click here to read the full article.

 

Press release : ICH Press Release Osaka Japan 9-10 November 2016

Date: 26 November 2016


Press Release:
First new regulatory Members of ICH, key global good clinical practice guideline revisions agreed
The International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) met in Osaka, Japan on 5-10 November 2016.

Click here to read the full article.

 

Press release : Medicines Control Council alerts the public of the risks and harm associated with the inappropriate and non-prescribed use of testosterone-containing medicines

From: Registrar of Medicines, Medicines Control Council (MCC)
Date:
02 August 2016


Press Release:
Medicines Control Council alerts the public of the risks and harm associated with the inappropriate and non-prescribed use of testosterone-containing medicines

Click here to read the full article.

 

Media Release - Medicines Control Council warns against the use of the unregistered medicine, Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) and similar products for the treatment of medical conditions

From: The Registrar of Medicines, Medicines Control Council
Date:
15 May 2016


Press Release:
At its 77th meeting on 21-22 April 2016, the Medicines Control Council (MCC) expressed their concern over the use of an unregistered medicine sold as Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) by the public. Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) has been claimed to be effective in the treatment of various medical conditions, including HIV/AIDS, cancer, autism, type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Click here to read the full article.

 

Medicines Control Council approves fixed-dose combination of tenofovir disoproxyl fumarate and emtricitabine for pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV

From: Registrar of Medicines, Medicines Control Council
Date: 3 December 2015


Press Release:
At its 75th meeting on 27-28 November 2015, the Medicines Control Council (MCC) approved the use of the fixed-dose combination of tenofovir disoproxyl fumarate and emtricitabine to include pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV (also referred to as PrEP).

Click here to read the full article.