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Draft bill full text Published in GG 41725 of 21 June 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 41725 of 21 June 2018

Comment Sought on Regulations Relating to Medical Devices


Department of Health Draft Regulations Relating to Medical Devices have been drawn up. The health department published the Draft Regulations in Government Gazette 44593 for comment. They were drawn up…

DOH Highlights Coronavirus as Priority Over Medium Term


Department of Health The health department’s most urgent focus over the medium term is combatting the Coronavirus through comprehensive local intervention programmes for which R9 billion has been allocated. The…

New Approved Levy for Medical Schemes in Place


Department of Health The new approved levy for medical schemes has been published. The health department announced the levy for 2021 in Government Gazette 44530 in terms of the Council…

Undesirable Practices by Medical Schemes Set Down


Department of Health The selection by medical schemes of healthcare providers to provide diagnosis, treatment and care in respect of one or more prescribed minimum benefit conditions without engaging in…

Vaccination Rollout Plan Under the Spotlight


Department of Health The health department plans to vaccinate 46,2 million South Africans by the end of March 2022. In a statement, the department confirmed that this target depends on…

Dental Technicians Council Adjusts Fine for Improper Conduct


Department of Health The fine to be imposed by the Dental Technicians Council for improper or disgraceful conduct has been adjusted. The health department published the adjusted fine in Government…

COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Portal Launched


Department of Health The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Registration Portal has been launched. In a statement, the health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, declared that the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) is…

Levies on Medical Schemes Set Down


Department of Health Levies on medical schemes from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 have been set down. The health department published the levies in Government Gazette 44436 terms…