Author: Ntokozo Msiza

12 November 2020 SAHPRA wishes to correct the inaccuracies in the Medical Brief article titled “High Court rules that SAHPRA not to regulate alternative medicines” published on 4 November 2020. On 01 October 2020, the Pretoria High Court delivered its judgment in the matter between the...

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA), in collaboration with other regulatory agencies, are reviewing all ranitidine-containing medicines with the following Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient; ranitidine. SAHPRA previously issued a media release regarding the recall and quarantine of ranitidine containing medicines (29 October 2019 and...

On 01 October 2020, the Pretoria High Court delivered its judgment in the matter between the Alliance of Natural Health Products in South Africa (“ANHP”) v Minister of Health and SAHPRA. In the application ANHP sought to review and have set aside certain aspects of...

Embargo: Immediate release SAHPRA has issued Section 21 authorisation for one serological test kit (rapid, point of care test kit) and five lab-based SARS-Cov-2 serology tests. For the rapid, point of care serology tests, the manufacturer is Zhejiang Orient Gene Biotech. There are seven licence holders for...