Author: Ntokozo Msiza

17 May 2022 At a four-day meeting at the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, representatives of the regulatory authorities in Ghana (Food and Drugs Authority, FDA), Rwanda (Food and Drugs Authority, FDA), South Africa (South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, SAHPRA) and Senegal (Agence sénégalaise de Réglementation Pharmaceutique, ARP) discussed future cooperation with vaccine...

08 April 2022 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) office in Cape Town has relocated from Bellville to Tyger Valley. The new office will be located at: North BlockAvanti Towers Office Park35 Carl Cronje DriveTyger Falls The new office will be accessible from Monday, 11 April 2022. We...

08 April 2022 Embargo: Immediate release The South Africa Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) remains committed in protecting the public from the supply of counterfeit and substandard medicines. Following the media report by eNCA claiming that some hawkers in Cape Town were illegally selling medicines, SAHPRA worked...

7 February 2022 SAHPRA registered the SAHPRA registered the Comirnaty vaccine from Pfizer Laboratories Pty (Ltd) on 25 January 2022, with conditions. SAHPRA also SAHPRA registered the Covid-19 Vaccine MC Pharma on 31 January 2022, with conditions. SAHPRA is currently also evaluating a number of applications for...

14 January 2022 Embargo: Immediate release Joint Media Statement The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) to help expand the availability of health products, including medical devices, that are safe, efficacious, and of assured quality. SAHPRA,...