NEWS

SAHPRA RESPONDS TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) is reviewing the scheduling status of codeine following the growing use of the non-medicinal use of codeine-containing medicines.

Safety alerts

MSA Gamma Benzine Hexachloride

MEDICINE SAFETY ALERT: NEW RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF GAMMA BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE (LINDANE) – CONTAINING SHAMPOOS
May 2009

MSA Rotarix

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) alerts all health care professionals to the correct route of administration of Rotarix vaccine.
March 2008

MSA Ketoconazole And Domperidone

MEDICINE SAFETY ALERT: INTERACTION BETWEEN KETOCONAZOLE AND DOMPERIDONE AND THE RISK OF QT PROLONGATION
March 2008

MSA promethazine

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) alerts all health care professionals to new prescribing information for promethazine.
September 2007

PRODUCT RECALLS

Procter & Gamble Vicks Public Alert VVR.2.2017

Procter & Gamble South African Trading (Pty) Ltd, in consultation with the Medicines Control Council, wishes to alert the public that a small amount of counterfeit Vicks…
10 February 2017

Lethyl 30 mg Aspen Pharmacare Recall Letter

This recall is initiated as a result of product quality complaint logged with Aspen Pharmacare due to the discloration of Lethyl 30 mg tablets
31 July 2015

Bioplus AdcockIngram Recall Letter

Following a customer complaint, we have identified the vitamin premix used in the manufacture of the affected product and batches contain additional vitamins and minerals
October 25, 2019

Benylin Johnson & Johnson Recall letter

Johnson & Johnson (Pty) Ltd, in consultation withe Medicine Control Council, is recalling the following batches of BENYLIN® products
1 July 2015

Publications

ANNUAL REPORT

The annual report has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines on the annual report as issued by the National Treasury.
2018/19

Cannabis and related substances A5 final

CANNABIS AND RELATED SUBSTANCES
25 October 2019

Registrations of Medicines

NOTIFICATION OF REGISTRATION OF MEDICINES BY THE ACTING CEO OF SAHPRA IN TERMS OF SECTION 17 OF THE MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT, 1965 (ACT 101 OF 1965)
October 2019

SAHPRA Fees 2019

Fees payable in terms of the provisions of the medicines and related substances act, 1965
18 June 2019

Workshops and Conferences

Assessing similarity of biosimilars

In South Africa, potential manufacturers of biosimilars lack a roadmap for comparing…
12 February 2018

DC formulation and delivery

Issues Related to the Formulation and Delivery of Pharmaceutical Proteins
25 November 2016

Immunogenicity of biopharmaceuticals

Southern African Regional and International Regulatory Biotechnology Workshop 2007
9-10 November 2016

What are biotechnology products?

Southern African Regional and International Regulatory Biotechnology Workshop 2007
02 August 2016

SOCIAL MEDIA FEEDS

1 week ago
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Modified Infographics

2 weeks ago
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COVID-19 Test Kits

3 weeks ago

CONTENT FOR INFOGRAPHICS

3 weeks ago
Traditional African medicines- a cure for COVID-19

https://youtu.be/37rPUawdBfU

The SAHPRA CEO was interviewed on E-TV where she discussed the use of African traditional medicines to treat COVID-19

4 weeks ago
Public and Private Sectors to support local manufacturers

Public and Private Sectors to support local manufacturers.
SAHPRA to adjust regulations to support the manufacturers and to ensure that African innovations are not stifled

4 weeks ago
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Bio Africa Convention Media Launch at Bigen, Pretoria Facility -The Innovation Hub.
Dr Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela

4 weeks ago
Complementary Medicines treatment options

Complementary Medicines treatment options
With South Africa being one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, some of our indigenous knowledge holders come forth with possible treatments that ... See more

4 weeks ago
Serological and PCR tests

Serological and PCR tests
There are SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Strip Test (rapid diagnostic tests) that are said to be able to rapidly and accurately test to detect antibodies against the Covid-19 virus ... See more

4 weeks ago
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There is a Bio Africa Convention Media Launch scheduled for 03 June 2020,14h30 at Bigen Pretoria Facility at the Innovation Hub.
Among the key Speakers is:
SAHPRA CEO, Dr Boitumelo ... See more

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