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COVID-19 Regulations

COVID-19 Regulations

National Disaster Regulations: 26 March 2020: Click here to download the COVID-19 Regulations as published by the Minister of Cooporative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Regulations made in terms of Section 27(2) (R. 398).

Essential Service Permit: Pharmacy professionals who will be working during this period may download the Permit to Perform an Essential Service (Regulation 11B) template by CLICKING HERE

National Disaster Regulations: 18 March 2020: click here to download the Regulations issued in terms of Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (R. 318)

COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for the Pharmacy

SAPC COVID-19 Infection Prevention Guidelines for the Pharmacy

Click here to download the SAPC COVID-19 Infection Prevention Guidelines for the Pharmacy.
Click here to download FIP Guideline document on COVID-19 - “Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 outbreak: Information and interim guidelines for pharmacists and the pharmacy workforce”
Click here to download WHO Guidelines on the Rights, Roles and Responsibilities of Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
All pharmacy professionals are also encouraged to access the World Health Organisation's COVID-19 Occupational Heath Guidelines and Resources by clicking here.

SAPC COVID-19 Media Statements

Council COVID-19 Media Statements and News

  • MEDIA STATEMENT: South African Pharmacy Council discourages panic-fuelled bulk purchases of essential supplies and medicinal items amid the coronavirus outbreak - CLICK HERE TO READ

Contacting Council during National Lockdown


Live Web Chat: (You can also inbox our Facebook page or Inbox us using Massenger to access this service)

Direct Messaging on Twitter & Instagram: @OfficialSAPC

WhatsApp: 012 319 8500 (Please save this number as SAPC WhatsApp on your phone and send us a message – however, we request that this service be used only by senior registered persons as they may not use social media daily)

Important COVID-19 Resources

National COVID-19 Hotline: 0800 029 999

National COVID-19 WhatsApp Support Line: 060 012 3456

National COVID-19 Resource Website:

NICD Website:

Government News Updates on COVID-19:


Council Elections 2018

Click here for the Nominee Information Booklet
Click here for the List of nominees for election as members of the South African Pharmacy Council (21 Oct 2018-20 Oct 2023)
Click here for the election information


3rd National Pharmacy Conference 2019

Date: 3 - 6 October 2019
Venue: Sun City

Click here for more information.

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