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South African Health Technologies Advocacy Coalition

SAHTAC hosts a Policy Brief writing capacity building workshop.

SAHTAC hosted a policy brief training on the 19 and 20 October 2023 at the Capital on Park Hotel in Johannesburg. Fifteen coalition members were trained in two days. The training aimed to strengthen the capacity of SAHTAC members to be able to use scientific evidence in policy briefs and publications to inform and or influence policies and best practices in Africa.

It also aimed to train participants to translate research to inform real life solutions. Participants developed a policy brief on ‘South Africa to fully Ratify the African Medicines Agency Treaty’ This was shared with Chairman of the National Council of Provinces for consideration in their next meeting. He confirmed that the AMA was in the agenda of their meeting on 14 November 2023.

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