CAM Workshop

Posted 18 February 2014

Regulations regulating Complementary Medicines in South Africa were published in November 2013. The regulations came into operation on 16 February 2014. 

The MCC presented a workshop with members from the industry and other interested parties and the presentations have been made available on the MCC’s website.

This was the agenda time: 

09h00 – 09h10 Opening and Welcome Ms M Hela

09h10 – 09h50 Introduction to the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act 101 of 1965): Setting the scene for Complementary Medicines Registration Prof P Eagles

09h50 – 10h20 Guidelines for a Complementary Medicine Dr S Adam

10h20 – 10h45 Break

10h45 – 11h25 Medicine Registration: Process, Format and Requirements Ms E Taute

11h25 – 12h00 Licensing: Manufacturers; Importers; Exporters Dr J Gouws

12h00 – 12h30 Questions and Answers

12h30 – 13h30 Lunch

13h30 – 14h00 Labelling and Advertising of Complementary Medicines Ms M Omarjee

14h00 – 14h30 Vitamins and Probiotics Dr N Gower

14h30- 15h00 Questions and Answers

15h00 – 15h15 Break

15h15 – 15h35 Pharmacovigilance Mr M Dheda

15h35 – 15h55 Roadmap: Registration of Complementary Medicines Dr K Thembo

15h55 – 16h20 Questions and Answers

16h20 Closure Ms M Hela

The presentations have been made available on the MCC’s website.

*CAMs_Agenda_February_2014(PDF) –

*CAMs_workshop_Feb2014_Labelling_and_Advertising_of_CAMs(PDF) –

*CAMs_workshop_Feb2014_Licences_Complementary_Medicines(PDF) –

*CAMs_workshop_Feb2014_Prof_Eagles(PDF) –

*CAMs_workshop_Feb2014_PV_Complementary_Medicines(PDF) –

*CAMs_workshop_Feb2014_QSE_Dr_Adam(PDF) –


*CAMs_workshop_Feb2014_Roadmap(PDF) –

*CAMs_workshop_Feb2014_Vitamins_and_Probiotics_Dr_Neil_Gower(PDF) –

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