Advancing patient care through MedTech

The South African Medical Technology Industry Association advancing innovation responsibility

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The South African Medical Technology Industry Association advancing innovation responsibly
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Who we are

The South African Medical Technology Industry Association (SAMED), founded in 1985, is a not-for-gain industry association committed to advancing patient care through MedTech. With the objective of being the voice of the South African MedTech and In- Vitro Diagnostics industry, we help our members to contribute towards, and participate in, an ethical and sustainable health sector. SAMED is committed to providing the MedTech industry with a collective, objective and credible platform for engagement with all stakeholders.

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Anonymous whistleblowing hotline

Whistleblowing is recognised as the most effective measure to guard against fraudulent or unethical activity within organisations. The Medical Device Code whistleblowing hotline is an anonymous tip-off mechanism available to any member of the public wishing to report contraventions of the Code. The hotline is independently managed and available 24/7.

Contact the medical device code hotline:

  • Free call: 0800 00 04 68
  • E-mail: accompanied by completed complaint form
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Our strength and mandate come from our membership, and our foremost concern is to listen to our members and to represent their interests in a relevant and meaningful way, taking account of external factors and developments that impact on their business and health services more broadly.