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Health Science Pharmaceuticals

Overview

Types of jobs in this sector: The career available in this sector are pharmacy, research and development, regulation, pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply, commercial, pharmaceutical quality assurance and control and information technology systems.

Reference:

GlaxoSmithKline
eHow money

Pharmaceuticals companies:

• Information about Pharmacy in South Africa
• South Africa Hospitals and Health Clinics
• List of hospitals and health clinics: Wikipedia

Writing CVs: Same as standard generic CVs but with specific experience and qualifications to Health Science and Pharmaceuticals.

International company CVs: Check with the company on their required CV format. Majority prefer a standard CV template with qualifications and experience specifically relating job advert requirements in Health Science Pharmaceuticals.

Reference: same as generic

Application forms: Same as advise as generic information but relevant to Health Science Pharmaceuticals.

Preparing for Interviews: Same advise as generic information but include specific experience and skills in Health Science and Pharmaceuticals.

International Health Science and Pharmaceuticals companies have their individual recruitment process which will be stated on websites or through the recruitment process so it is best to check with them.

Reference: same as generic

Vacancies and internships:

Adzuna
Africa Health Placements
Biocareers
Careerjet
Careers24
Global Medical Careers
Indeed
Ioljobs.co.za
Jobisjob
Jobs.co.za
JobSpace
JobVine
Learn4Good
Medacs Healthcare
Medsearch Recruitment
Meridian Recruitment
Pnet
Junction

Journals/Associations/Regulation/Forums:

South Africa Pharmaceutical Journal
The South African Medical Journal
Journal of Public Health in Africa
Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
South African Journal of Child Health

Institutions/Societies/Federations:

Medical

Innovative Medicines South Africa (IMSA)
Medical Protection Society
South African Medical Association
Southern African Generic Medicines Association (SAGMA) 
South African Sports Medicine Association 

Pharmaceutical

Independent Community Pharmacy Association
Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa
National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (NAPM) 
Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA) 
South Africa Pharmaceutical Student’s Federation
South African Association of Pharmacists Industry (SAAPI) 
The Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Coastal Branch
The South African Society of Clinical Pharmacy (SASOCP) 

Public Health

Public Health Association of South Africa 
National Institute for Communicable Diseases

Hospital

Hospital Association of South Africa (HASA)