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RSVP for the 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM).

This is THE most important SAMED meeting of the year, apart from the SAMED Annual Conference. At this 2024 AGM, paid-up members will have the opportunity to attend and vote for the election of eight (8) representatives of ordinary members to the elected Board members of SAMED. Please bring a printed copy of your ballot and proxy forms along.

As part of this year’s event, a keynote address will be given by the Deputy Director General: National Health Insurance, National Department of Health, Professor Nicholas Crisp.

This event will have a hybrid experience. Event details:

Date: Monday, 27 May 2024

Registration: 12:30 with light lunch

Time: 13:00 – 17:00 (followed by networking and refreshments)

Venue: Bowmans, 11 Alice Lane, Sandton, Johannesburg

Hybrid link: MS Teams

Click the button below to secure your seat and get a link to the virtual event!


Click the button below to download the Notice for the SAMED Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2024 which includes:

  1. The AGM Agenda
  2. Ballot for the Election of Eight Representative of Ordinary Members to the Elected Board Members of SAMED
  3. Proxy Voting Form
  4. Minutes of the AGM held on 18 May 2023
  5. SAMED Board Annual Report
  6. Audited Financial Statement

This year, 11 candidates were nominated for Board positions. Please take the time to review their CVs and consider their expertise, experience, skills, background, and potential areas of contribution in strengthening the Board and operationalising its mandate. Please click on their names to access their CVs or short biographies.


SAMED Orthopaedic Suppliers Forum
15 May  2024, 10:00 – 11:00, MS Teams
Update on the latest developments affecting the orthopaedics industry

SAMED Medical Device Code Forum
6 June  2024, 13:00 – 15:00
Fair market value, POPIA compliance review and update, Competition update

SAMED Regulatory Forum
9 July  2024, 10:00 – 12:00
SABS standards and technical working groups, medical waste South Africa, ISO 13485 Resource Management

SAMED Market Access Forum
11 July  2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Gauteng health procurement policies and processes, Life healthcare procurement policies, an update on HQA, Medikredit overview and processes

19 July  2024, 13:00 – 17:00
Content to be confirmed

SAMED Medical Device Code Forum
23 July  2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Bonus rebates and incentive schemes, failure to prevent corrupt activities offence

SAMED Diversity in Medtech Forum
25 July  2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Medtech ESG, Equity equivalence programmes, YES and alumni update

SAMED KwaZulu-Natal Chairperson’s Forum
26 July  2024, 10:00 – 13:00
Engagement with regionally based SAMED members

30 July  2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Content to be confirmed

SAMED Women in Medtech Forum
2 August  2024, 10:00 – 13:00
Women Empowerment Index update

SAMED Western Cape Chairperson’s Forum
7 August  2024, 10:00 – 13:00
Engagement with regionally based members

SAMED Medical Device Code Forum
3 September 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Medical device representatives in the clinical environment, Loan sample and demonstration products, Competition law update

SAMED 2024 Annual Conference
10-11 September 2024, 08:00 – 17:00
View the preliminary agenda here.

SAMED Diversity in Medtech Forum
19 September 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Purpose drivent transformation

SAMED Gauteng Chairperson’s Forum
20 September 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
Content to be confirmed

29 October 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Content to be confirmed

SAMED Orthopaedic Suppliers Forum
30 October 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Update on matter affecting the orthopaedics industry

SAMED Regulatory Forum
5 November 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
ISO 13485 Measurement analysis and improvement, MD SAP for local manufacturers, Direct to consumer communications and marketing

SAMED Market Access Forum
7 November 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Eastern Cape procurement and tender process, Cure Day Clinics procurement policies and processes, MediClinic procurement policies and processes

SAMED Medical Device Code Forum
12 November 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Whistle-blowing hotline process, updated on 18 A B & C, Trends and challenges in compliance

SAMED Diversity in Medtech Forum
14 November 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
Practical aspects of B-BEE verification, YES and alumni programme update, Women Empowerment Index update

15 November 2024, 13:00 – 17:00
Content to be confirmed