SAHPRA recently announced that the Section 36(1) Exemption requiring medical device companies to be ISO13485 Certified by the time that they renewed their Medical Device Establishment Licenses for a further three years.
The coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has revealed both the strengths and weaknesses of South Africa’s healthcare system. On the other hand, the Covid-19 pandemic presents a greater opportunity to develop South Africa’s health sector value chain.
The National Health Insurance Bill has in many sectors and in Government spin equating NHI with Universal Healthcare. This article, originally published in Health-e News highlights the plight of rural and poor people, who theoretically stand to gain the most from NHI.