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South African Health Review 2013/14

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Posted 03 November 2014

The South African Health Review (SAHR) 2013/2014 was launched in Pretoria on 29 October 2014. Now an officially accredited peer-reviewed journal that chronicles the development of South Africa’s health system, the South African Health Review offers current, evidence-based insights into the status of integration of policy and implementation in a range of healthcare structures, protocols and processes.

One of the chapters addresses  Health Policy and Legislation, authored by Andy Gray and Yousuf Vawda. The complete chapter can be accessed here. A highly pertinent part of this chapter is that addressing Medicines and Related Substances Act.

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Complementary Medicines regulations amendment

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Posted 16 September 2014

An amendment to the Complementary Medicines regulations has been published.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH No. R. 716   15 September 2014

MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT, 1965 (ACT NO. 101 OF 1965)

GENERAL REGULATIONS MADE IN TERMS OF THE MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT, 1965 (ACT NO. 101 OF 1965): AMENDMENT

The Minister of Health intends, in terms of section 35 of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965), and in consultation with the Medicines Control Council, to make the regulations in the Schedule.

Interested persons are invited to submit any substantiated comments in writing on the proposed amendments to the Director-General: Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria, 0001 (for attention of the Acting Director: Complimentary Medicines) within three months from date of publication of this notice.

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