Monday, 27 June 2016

Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe

  • Protecting Your Rights

    Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe is responsible for protecting public and animal health by ensuring that accessible medicines and allied substances and medical devices are safe, effective and of good quality through enforcement of adherence to standards by manufacturers and distributors Read More
  • MCAZ Chemistry

    The Chemistry Laboratory is capable of performing comprehensive analytical work on a wide range of medicinal substance, oral and injectable contraceptives using pharmacopoeial and validated in-house methods. Read More
  • Registration of Medicines

    The Medicines and Allied Substances Control Act (MASCA)[15:03] and the Medicines and Allied Substances Control Regulations (MASCR) SI 150 of 1991 requires that all medicines be registered, after scientific scrutiny of quality, safety and efficacy data, before they are allowed to be used on the Zimbabwean public and/or animals. Read More
  • MCAZ Medical Devices

    Medical devices unit carries out quality control testing of condoms and gloves in line with international standards. Physical tests are carried out on the medical devices as well as checks for poor workmanship. Read More
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Draft Guidelines for Advertising and Promotion of Medicines

Friday, 24 June 2016
Draft Guidelines for Advertising and Promotion of Medicines

  These guidelines are under review and comments are welcome.  Deadline for submission of comments is 24 July 2016 Download Draft Guidelines for Advertising and Promotion of Medicines  

Extension date for Complemetary Medicines Submission

Wednesday, 27 April 2016
Extension date for Complemetary Medicines Submission

  For more details , click here to download.

COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE REGULATION

Tuesday, 19 April 2016
COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE REGULATION

The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe is responsible for the evaluation of safety, efficacy and quality and registration of complementary medicines destined for use in Zimbabwe. Please see the documents below for more details.   Guideline Complementary Medicines - approved...

TAX COMPLIANCE

Thursday, 25 February 2016
TAX COMPLIANCE

  Click here for more information on implementation of VAT Click here for Tax Clearance Certificate (ITF263)  

SADCAS Accreditation for Chemistry and Medical Devices Laboratories.

Wednesday, 06 January 2016
SADCAS Accreditation for Chemistry and Medical Devices Laboratories.

The MCAZ Chemistry and Medical Devices laboratories are now accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard through the Southern African Development Community Accreditation Service (SADCAS). The Chemistry laboratory is accredited for Quantitative and Qualitative analysis of pharmaceutical formulations by High Performance...

ZAZIBONA Collaborative Medicines Registration Process

Wednesday, 06 January 2016
ZAZIBONA Collaborative Medicines Registration Process

  The ZAZIBONA process is a collaboration between national medicines regulatory authorities (NMRAs) in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. These are four neighbouring countries in Southern Africa which have a combined population of around 34 million. This process may be...

MCAZ Eco-Cash Biller Account

Wednesday, 06 January 2016
MCAZ Eco-Cash Biller Account

  Dear Customer We are pleased to announce that you can now make all your payments to MCAZ using the Eco Cash Biller Account.

New Imports / Exports Regulations

Monday, 19 October 2015
New Imports / Exports Regulations

The MCAZ recently gazetted new legislation for regulation of imports and exports of medicines, entitled Medicines and Allied Substances Control (Import and Export of Medicines) Regulations, 2008 (Statutory Instrument 57 of 2008). SI 57 of 2008 which was amended by...