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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  

Universal Health Coverage Under the Spotlight


Department of Health Government remains committed to achieving universal health coverage for all South Africans. Speaking in parliament during the health department’s 2022/23 budget vote, the health minister, Dr Joe…

DOH Clarifies Wearing of Face Masks at School


Department of Health The health department has confirmed that children must continue complying with Regulation 16A on face masks in classrooms and general indoor gatherings. A recent statement had erroneously…

Comment on Draft Health Regulations Extended


Department of Health Comment on draft health regulations designed to manage the Covid-19 pandemic and future pandemics going forward has been further extended. In a statement, the health department announced…

Comment Period for Health Regulations Extended


Department of Health The extension notice on the comment period for draft health regulations designed to manage the Covid-19 pandemic and future pandemics going forward has been republished. The health…

Comment Period for Draft Health Regulations Extended


Department of Health The comment period for draft health regulations designed to manage the Covid-19 pandemic and future pandemics going forward has been extended. The health department published the extension…

Levies on Medical Schemes Set Down


Department of Health Levies on medical schemes have been set down. The health department published the levy in Government Gazette 46217 in terms of Section 2 of the Council for…

Draft Health Regulations Under the Microscope


Department of Health The health minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has urged South Africans to comment on the Draft Health Regulations. The minister made the call at a media briefing on…

Covid-19 Vaccine Compensation Scheme Under the Spotlight


Department of Health Directions on the setting up of the Covid-19 Vaccine Injury No-Fault Compensation Scheme are in place. The health department published the Directions in Government Gazette 46196. The…