Justin Malherbe, at law firm Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa writes that the long-awaited ‘Regulations relating to Medical Devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs)’ were published by the Minister of Health in the Government Gazette on 9 December 2016. These regulations are now in force.
A number of South African researchers use the REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) web application to manage their research data. So much so that the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) invited the REDCap creator, Professor Paul Harris, to South Africa to share his insights. Read the full story here.