Science and Technology

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Science and Technology.

EHealth Framework Approved

Department of Health

The national health normative standards framework for interoperability in ehealth has been approved in terms of the National Health Act (2003).

The framework prescribes the requirements for the use and exchange of digital data to support healthcare in order to optimise healthcare delivery, research and education.

Natural Scientific Professions Council Updates Fees

South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions

The South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNSP) has published revised fees for registration and annual subscription as appropriate for different categories of professional registration.

These updated fees for the 2014/15 year which are made in terms of the Natural Scientific Professions Act (2003) are effective from 1 April 2014.

Nominees Called for Bioinformatics Committees

Department of Science and Technology

Nominations for the National Bioinformatics Service Platform (BSP) Steering Committee and committees for bioinformatics education and training as well as bioinformatics services and support have been invited by the Department of Science and Technology.

The department has invested in the BSP in order to provide a range of user-centred and coordinated computational bioinformatics services to the South African biotechnology industry and life science researchers.