oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - Bioequivalence : should we trust generic antibiotics? : editorial

Volume 20, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



In this issue, an article by Liebowitz and Slabbert has relevance to generic substitution and bioequivalence according to South African legislation. General mistrust in generic substitution is common not only in South Africa but also in the rest of the world. South Africans have been spoilt for many years by an over generous medical scheme industry and a small market and were therefore only introduced to the full effect of generic substitution after it had been entrenched in law.

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