Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Health.

Candidates Sought for Health Ombud

Department of Health

The health department has issued an invitation to apply for appointment as health ombud.

Published in Notice 1169 in Government Gazette 39450, the invitation is directed at suitably qualified candidates.

Food Additives Under the Spotlight

Department of Health

Draft Regulations Relating to Miscellaneous Additives in Foodstuffs have been released for comment.

The health department published the proposed regulations in Government Gazette 39441 in terms of the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act.

Parliament Passes Medicines and Related Substances Bill


The Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Zuma for assent.

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) passed the bill at the beginning of November and sent it back to the National Assembly (NA) for concurrence.

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