The Arthritis Foundation of South Africa

Achieving a better life for those with arthritis!


Report a shortage of medicine at your clinic or hospital.




Has your clinic or hospital run out of medicine?
Here is a quick and easy way to report and get action. Patients — how do you report a stock out of medicines or equipment (e.g. syringes, oxygen)?


Have you had this happen to you or a family ...member?
You were turned away from your clinic and referred elsewhere
You’ve been given an insufficient supply of medication
Your treatment was changed because the medicine you usually take isn’t available


Then contact SSP by:
Sending a Please Call Me OR SMS OR Phone 084 855 7867
Send an email to
Go to


We only want the name of the medicine that is out of stock and the name of the clinic or hospital you visited. WE DON’T WANT YOUR NAME – it’s confidential.