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Treasury Seeks to Rebuild Fiscal Space

National Treasury

Gross domestic product (GDP) growth has been revised to 1.4% for the current financial year.

The finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, announced this during his maiden Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) in parliament this week.

Advisory Committee on Mental Health to be Set Up

Department of Health

Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi is calling for the nomination of persons to be appointed to the advisory committee on mental health.

According to an announcement on the department’s website, the proposals have to be in by 21 November.  A nomination form is also provided on the site.

Registration for Informally Trained Dental Assistants

Department of Health

The department of health has issued draft regulations relating to the mandatory registration of informally trained dental laboratory assistants.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38084 / 783 of 10 October 2014) laboratory assistants trained by dentists may apply for registration with the dental technicians council but can be subject to an oral and / or written practical assessment.

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