The MDRC is working through a multi-stakeholder approach and via an inter-agency collaboration with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAPHRA), the South Africa Bureau of Standards (SABS), the Department of Trade Industry and Competition and the South African Medical Technology Industry Association (SAMED) and has identified the following MDRC priority areas of work in South Africa:

Good Regulatory Practices – Implementation and Operationalization
Use of international standards and conformity assessment as essential GRP
Medical Device Regulatory Convergence, Reliance and Recognition