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Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

The HPCSA is a statutory body, established in terms of the Health Professions Act (Act no. 56 of 1974) with a mandate to protect the public, all consumers of health care services, and to provide guidance on educational, professional and ethical issues to practitioners.

The HPCSA instituted compulsory continuing professional development (CPD) for all medical practitioners, and as such all members of SAAFP has to comply in order to maintain their HPCSA registration.

More information on CPD can be found on the HPCSA website.