Media

The SAMRC’s research, innovation and industry partnerships have seen the organisation feature on various media platforms - sharing new knowledge, up-to-date developments and insights on the SAMRC, South African health systems and factors impacting the health of the nation.

Public Relations
Tel: +27 21 9380407
E-mail: Dumile.Mlambo@mrc.ac.za

Corporate & Marketing Communications
Tel: +27 21 938 0274
E-mail: Alfred.Thutloa@mrc.ac.za

Latest Press Releases

Cape Town | On 12 March 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. To date there are over 380 000 cases of COVID-19 with South Africa recording 402 cases. The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) as the custodian of research for health is engaging the Department of Science and Innovation and South African Health Products Regulatory Authority on measures to address the coronavirus pandemic.