Policy and Regulatory Alert: Changing the Trajectory for Health in South Africa

The regulatory and legislative landscape for the health sector in South Africa is shifting to ensure greater consumer protection, enforcement and compliance of the private sector, improved service delivery as well as better control of the illicit market for health products.

This alert covers four health sector-related areas:

  1. The new Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act,
  2. National Health Promotion Policy and Strategy (2015-2020)
  3. National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Obesity (2015-2020)
  4. National Health Insurance

The full alert can be downloaded here.