Doctors may now prescribe Ivermectin for COVID-19 patients

07 Apr 2021

 The decision is part of the settlement in four different cases against South African Health Products Regulatory Authority’s (SAHPRA).

Judge Cassim Sardiwalla also ordered SAHPRA to:

*report to the court every three months to indicate if any adjustments have been made to the programme providing access to Ivermectin for the treatment of Covid-19; and

*contribute more than a million rand in total to cover the legal fees in each of the four cases before court.

The cases were brought by a general practitioner George Coetzee, two of his patients and Afriforum, a group of pharmacies, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) and Doctors for Life, and a group of medical practitioners who called themselves “I can make a difference.”