Register for the SACRA webinar tomorrow: March 31st: 15:00 - 17:30


Theme: Driving South Africa’s vision for Medicine Development: Lessons from the pandemic.

SACRA Chair invitation:

SACRA invites you to the first meeting of 2021. The aim of the meeting is to deliberate on the vision for clinical trials in South Africa. SACRA is ready to lead and be the conduit that facilitate engagement with all stakeholder in a collaborative mission to drive the vision for clinical trials in South Africa. Join us and be ready to contribute as we build together.


15:00 – 15:10: SACRA: Welcome and introduction (10 Minutes)

15:10 – 16:00: SAHPRA Panel and Speaker

Enabling clinical trial & drug development in South Africa, the view during pandemic (45 minutes):

SAHPRA Chief Operating Officer: Dr Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela: The lessons from pandemic.

SAHPRA Chief Regulatory Officer: Ms. Portia Nkambule: Clinical trials supported during the pandemic

SAHPRA Chief Operations Officer: Ms Christelna Reynecke

Audience Engagement: Facilitated by Gerben van Hoogen.

Please be advised to come prepared to share challenges, experiences, and achievements during the pandemic. We would like to hear from you.

16:00 - 16:30: Presentation on the SACRA 2021 - 24: SACRA Operational plan and Strategy`

Bicky Mthombeni: SACRA Chair: SACRA operations and vision for clinical trials introduction

Dr. Tienie Stander: The Purpose of SACRA in driving clinical trials mission

16:30 - 17:15: Audience Engagement: Facilitated by Raphala Seima

What should be the countries vision for clinical trials and how can the vision be realised.

17:15 - 17:25: SACRA Industry Report and constitutional matters

17: 25 – 17:30: SACRA remarks


SACRA is a non-profit organisation and remains funded through membership contribution, we value your contribution for the advancement of clinical trials in South Africa. The meeting is open to all, those that can contribute are encouraged to pay the fee @ R200.00 or more.