South African Traditional Medicines Research Group

Postal Address: School of Pharmacy, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag x17, Bellville, Western Cape 7535, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)21 959 2190
Fax: +27 (0)21 959 3407
Contact Person: Professor Peter Eagles MPharm.PhD, Director: SATMERG

The South African Traditional Medicines Research Group (SATMeRG)

  • was established in 1997
  • is funded by the South African Medical Research Council
  • comprises scientists from the School of Pharmacy at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and the Medical School at the University of Cape Town (UCT)
  • seeks to promote the rational use of indigenous traditional medicines, as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO)
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