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  • SAHPRA registers the COVID-19 vaccine, Coronavac24 June 2022, 3:24 pm
    Embargo: Immediate release Pretoria, 24 June 2022 – The South African Health Products and Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) registered the COVID-19 vaccine, Coronavac, on 14 June 2022, with conditions. The registration was done in terms of Section 15(6a) of the Medicines and Related Substance Act 101... The post SAHPRA registers the COVID-19 vacc...
  • SAHPRA Announces Approval of Breakthrough Treatments for Children with HIV23 June 2022, 9:54 pm
    Embargo: Immediate release Pretoria, 23 June 2022 – SAHPRA has registered a new “sweet-tasting” combination antiretroviral treatment for infants and young children with HIV. This treatment comes in granules that can be sprinkled on soft food or dissolved in milk or water. Furthermore, this treatment... The post SAHPRA Announces Ap...
  • YES, you too can impact youth lives (and improve your B-BBEE level)22 June 2022, 12:29 pm
    SAMED Member, Patient Medical Care, is the latest of 32 SAMED members who have signed up with the Youth Employment Services (YES). The total number of youth jobs created by the 32 participants is 1,434. This means 1,434 young South Africans have received exposure to the healthcare or medtech sector; 1,434 youth that can build [...] The post YE...
  • This Youth Month, harness the power of young people15 June 2022, 4:29 pm
    June is supposed to be a time when we honour and commemorate the Sowetan teenagers and children of 1976 who found the courage to stand up to a militant apartheid government for their rights to an equal, accessible, and excellent education. However, the current strained economic environment is making it harder for young people to [...] The post This...