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22SEP

UK: Regulating medical devices from 1 January 2021


From 1 January 2021 the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will take on the responsibilities for the UK medical devices market that are currently undertaken through the EU system. This guidance provides information on how the UK system will operate, including for: • Getting your device certified • Conformity marking your device • Registering your device with the MHRA.
16SEP

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) has been reconfigured.


The minister has set up a new MAC on COVID-19 vaccines which is there to get a strategic framework for procuring vaccines.
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15SEP

Frequently asked questions: Performance evaluation of point-of-care COVID-19 serology antibody test kits


SAHPRA have put together a communication with several of the frequently asked questions that they receive around COVID-19 antibody tests kits and their performance.
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16SEP

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) has been reconfigured.


The minister has set up a new MAC on COVID-19 vaccines which is there to get a strategic framework for procuring vaccines.