SANAS and MCC MoU

South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) CEO Mr Ron Josias and Medicines Control Council (MCC) Registrar Dr Joey Gouws signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the 18th January 2017.

The signed MoU outline the roles and responsibilities of SANAS and MCC for the implementation of the Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostics regulations promulgated on the 9th December 2016.

 

SANAS MCC MoU

 

 

 

SANAS and the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) Hosts Information Sessions

SANAS and The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) hosted information sessions at various regions to communicate the new accreditation requirements as well as to educate the industry on the application of the Revised B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice and the Sector Charters gazetted under Section (9) 1 of the Act.

On the first day the SANAS presented on the accreditation requirements and the management systems, and on the second day the dti presented on the application of the Revised Codes of Good Practice and the Sector Charters gazetted under Section (9) 1.

Following are the presentations from the sessions.  The presentations include the SANAS accreditation process for the B-BBEE Programme, requirement for the Management System in regards to R47, presentation by the dti and the relevant sector codes”.

Presentations:

2016 Verification Presentation PROPERTY
BBBEE Acrreditation and Verification Management System 20
SANAS BEE Presentation Road Show
SANAS Qualifying Agencies Consultation 20160805
Verification Framework – 29 July 2016

Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO/IEC 27001 and Information and Technology Service Management System (ITSMS) ISO/IEC 20000-1 accreditation programmes launched

South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) launched two new accreditation programmes for the certification bodies that provide certification for Information Security Management System (ISMS) and Information Technology Service Management Systems (ITSMS) in accordance to the ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 20000-1 respectively.

These accredited certification bodies will be able to provide their SANAS accredited certification services to organisation that have implemented one of the management systems in their organisations. Read more….