PROTECTING YOUR RIGHT TO MEDICINES AND MEDICAL DEVICES
Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe

  • Download e-ADR Mobile and Desktop Apps

    The Authority wishes to notify stakeholders of the addition of several new methods of submitting Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reports, Serious Read More
  • Protecting Your Rights

    Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe is responsible for protecting public and animal health by ensuring that accessible medicines and allied substances and medical devices are safe, effective and of good quality through enforcement of adherence to standards by manufacturers and distributors Read More
  • MCAZ Chemistry

    The Chemistry Laboratory is capable of performing comprehensive analytical work on a wide range of medicinal substance, oral and injectable contraceptives using pharmacopoeial and validated in-house methods. Read More
  • Registration of Medicines

    The Medicines and Allied Substances Control Act (MASCA)[15:03] and the Medicines and Allied Substances Control Regulations (MASCR) SI 150 of 1991 requires that all medicines be registered, after scientific scrutiny of quality, safety and efficacy data, before they are allowed to be used on the Zimbabwean public and/or animals. Read More
  • MCAZ Medical Devices

    Medical devices unit carries out quality control testing of condoms and gloves in line with international standards. Physical tests are carried out on the medical devices as well as checks for poor workmanship. Read More
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Customer Feedback

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1)      Dial *151#

2)      Enter your pin number

3)      Select “Make Payment

4)      Select “Pay Bill”

5)      Enter MCAZ Biller Code “03769”

6)      Enter amount to be paid to MCAZ

7)      Enter account number “0775 648 276

8)      Provide Ecocash confirmation code and the reason for payment through the following platforms

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                              ii.            Application forms - Indicate visibly the code on the forms

                            iii.            Cellphone – 0772 609 540

 

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MCAZ News

Draft SADC Variations Guidelines

20 March 2020

Draft SADC Variations Guidelines are now available  Click the following links to download the guidelines and the comments sheet Draft SADC Variations Guidelines Draft SADC Variations Guidelines Comments Sheet

Medicines Information Bulletin - 2019

20 December 2019
Medicines Information Bulletin - 2019

Inside this issue: E-Reporting Tools Safety Notifications for Fluoroquinolones and Quinolones Antibiotics Notification of a potential risk of non-melanoma skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma) in patients treated...

Code of Ethics

22 August 2019
Code of Ethics

  In pursuit of promoting high ethical standards, the Authority has formulated a Code of Ethics for its employees and members of the Authority .The Authority believes that high ethical...

SADC Guideline on Product Information and Labeling

10 July 2019
SADC Guideline on Product Information and Labeling

  Southern African Development Community (SADC), as a region has harmonized medicines registration guidelines in the common technical document (CTD) format that were approved in January 2015. Nevertheless, the harmonization...

Draft Guidelines For Comments Only: Guideline for Submitting Application for Variations to Registered Medicines

17 May 2019
Draft Guidelines For Comments Only: Guideline for Submitting Application for Variations to Registered Medicines

In line with the WHO guidelines on variations and other SRA guidelines, the EVR Division is updating the MCAZ Guidelines for submitting applications for Variations to Registered Medicines. The update...

Careers @ MCAZ

30 October 2018

The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) is inviting suitably qualified, honest, self-motivated applicants for the following post: REGULATORY OFFICER x1 POST - LICENSING AND ENFORCEMENT DIVISION Reporting to the...

Fellowship in regulatory science for African Medicine Reviewers/Assessors

26 October 2018
Fellowship in regulatory science for African Medicine Reviewers/Assessors

  Background   The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) Regional Centre of Regulatory Excellence (ReCORE) in partnership with the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is offering...

Quality Policy Statement

06 July 2018
Quality Policy Statement

The Quality Policy of the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) is to ensure the provision of accurate and timeous services, continuously meet requirements of our customers and guarantee patient...

MCAZ Newsletter

10 May 2018
MCAZ Newsletter

In this issue: MCAZ turns 20 years Basics of reporting Side Effects of medicines Electronic Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting   For more information Please click here to download the Newsletter...

Medicines Information Bulletin - 2018

02 February 2018
Medicines Information Bulletin - 2018

Increased Reporting from the Targeted Spontaneous Reporting (TSR) Programme Click here to download the 2018 Drug Information Bulletin    

MCAZ Eco-Cash Biller Account

06 January 2016
MCAZ Eco-Cash Biller Account

Dear Customer We are pleased to announce that you can now make all your payments to MCAZ using the Eco Cash Biller Account.

ZAZIBONA Collaborative Medicines Registration Process

06 January 2016
ZAZIBONA Collaborative Medicines Registration Process

  The ZAZIBONA process is a collaboration between national medicines regulatory authorities (NMRAs) in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. These are four neighbouring countries in Southern Africa which have a...

SADCAS Accreditation for Chemistry and Medical Devices Laboratories.

06 January 2016
SADCAS Accreditation for Chemistry and Medical Devices Laboratories.

The MCAZ Chemistry and Medical Devices laboratories are now accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard through the Southern African Development Community Accreditation Service (SADCAS). The Chemistry laboratory is accredited for...

TAX COMPLIANCE

25 February 2016
TAX COMPLIANCE

  Click here for more information on implementation of VAT Click here for Tax Clearance Certificate (ITF263)