SAHPRA’s use of the Med Safety app in the spotlight

23 June 2022

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has been making strides in the use of the Med Safety App that reports on the Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFIs) and this is being noticed within the continent.

SAHPRA has been working in conjunction with the African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD)’s Smart Safety Surveillance programme launched in 2020 to tackle the continental challenges in the health ecosystem. They publish insights and experiences through their Spotlight – An Update on Smart Safety Surveillance in Africa.

The publication has highlighted SAHPRA’s progress towards improved levels of electronic reporting.

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