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
Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) is a statutory body established by an act of Parliament, The Medicines and Allied Substances Control Act (MASCA) [Chapter 15.03]. MCAZ is a successor of the Drugs Control Council (DCC) and the Zimbabwe Regional Drug Control Laboratory (ZRDCL). DCC was established by an Act of Parliament in 1969: Drugs and Allied Substances Control Act [Chapter 15.03] following which ZRDCL became operational in 1989.
The mandate of MCAZ is to protect public health ensuring that medicines and medical devices on the market are safe, effective and of good quality.
To protect public and animal health by ensuring that accessible medicines, allied substances and medical devices are safe, effective and of good quality.
Protecting your right to quality medicines and medical devices.
To be an effective medicines regulator in Zimbabwe and a leading regulatory authority in the world.
This website is funded by Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) which was created by an Act of Parliament called the Medicines and Allied Substances Control Act[15:03] of 1969
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...
Guidance on submission of covid-19 vaccine applications for emergency use authorisation and registration have been published. Click MCAZ COVID-19 VACCINE GUIDANCE-VERSION 11 download the guideline.
In order to improve service delivery to our valued customers, MCAZ collects information on Customer Complaints. To download the 2019 Customer Complaints Trends Analysis Click here
The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines applies to MCAZ staff with the intention of preventing workplace infections, protecting lives, and promoting employee health for...
The draft Blood and Blood Components Regulations are now available Please note that this is a DRAFT that has been uploaded to obtain comments from stakeholders before the regulations are...
This Medical Product Alert warns consumers, healthcare professionals, and health authorities against a growing number of falsified medical products that claim to prevent, detect, treat orcure COVID-19. Medical...
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
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...
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...