SAMJ: South African Medical Journal
On-line version ISSN 2078-5135
Print version ISSN 0256-9574
WALUBO, A et al. Clinical pharmacology becomes a specialty in South Africa. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. [online]. 2013, vol.103, n.3, pp.150-151. ISSN 2078-5135.
South Africa recently became the first African country where clinical pharmacology has been approved as a specialty. This article outlines the need for clinical pharmacologists, their role in advancing public health, the potential benefits to the country, and recommendations for ensuring a healthy future for the discipline.