Medicines and Related Substances Act

The Pretoria High Court upheld the South African Pharmacy Counsel’s decision to implement the Pharmacist-Initiated Management of Antiretroviral Treatment programme allowing suitably qualified pharmacists with the necessary permits in term of section 22A(15) of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965, to prescribe Pre-Exposure and Post-Exposure Prophylaxes (more commonly known as PrEP and PEP)