Enhancing the public trust in COVID-19 vaccination

Enhancing the public trust in COVID-19 vaccination: Progress and challenges in the regulation, administration and rollout of vaccines in South Africa. The race for countries to reach herd immunity continues globally. The prolonged Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected the social and economic standing of many...

Update on COVID-19 Therapies

SAHPRA was joined by experts to discuss the latest updates on Covid-19 therapies. Date: Monday, 21 February 2022 Time: 11h30 - 12h30 Speakers 1. Dr. Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela, SAHPRA CEO 2. Prof. Hannelie Meyer, NISEC committee chairperson 3. Prof Andy Parish, HOD of Internal Medicine (Walter Sisulu...

SAHPRA Industry workshop

Virtual

The purposes of the webinar are to provide clarification on the responsibilities of SANAS and SAHPRA with regards to Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) operating in South Africa and to have a discussion on the renewal process and expectations from the industry and SAHPRA. Date: Thursday,...

Webinar: Launch of SAHPRA’s Online OTC Medicines’ directory

Virtual

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) hosted a live webinar launching our new and first-of-its-kind Online Directory for over-the-counter (OTC) medicines in South Africa. When did it happen? 30 June 2022   Watch webinar recording below:

Webinar: Updates on Adverse events following Immunization

Virtual

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) held a live media briefing where we provide an update on Adverse Events Following Immunisation. Representatives of SAHPRA and the Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla were in attendance. When did it happen? 04 August 2022   Watch...

Webinar – Good Regulatory Practices and its implementation in the Medical Devices Sector

Virtual

We are pleased to invite you to participate in an online webinar on “Good Regulatory Practices and its implementation in the Medical Devices Sector” that will take place on 10 and 11 August 2022 under the joint work of the COVID-19 Medical Device Regulatory Convergence Project (MDRC) and the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA). The program for the event is attached which includes recognized subject matter experts from the World Health Organization and World Trade Organization, amongst others.

Workshop – Pharmacovigilance Systems

Virtual

The SAHPRA Vigilance and Inspectorate units hosted a workshop on the Pharmacovigilance Systems' Guideline for Holders of Certificate (HCR). The workshop is scheduled for: Date: 30 August 2022 Time: 09h00 – 12h00 Registration link: https://bit.ly/pv-systems-workshop Event recording: