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South Africa's drug regulatory body attacked

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7137.1037m (Published 04 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1037

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  1. Pat Sidley
  1. Johannesburg

    South Africa's drug regulatory authority looks likely to be disbanded after a series of skirmishes between the council, its chairman, and the minister of health. The move follows a scathing report on the Medicines Control Council commissioned by the minister of health, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

    The team that wrote the report, headed by a British expert in drug regulatory issues, …

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