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Minister Dlamini Zuma’s Statement on the Covid-19 Vaccine Injury No-fault Compensation Scheme Regulations

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as designated under section 3 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002), in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002, after consultation with the relevant Cabinet members, has Gazetted in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 regulations for COVID-19 Vaccine Injury No-fault Compensation Scheme.

The Compensation Scheme will provide access to compensation for persons who suffer harm, loss, or damage as a result of vaccine injury caused by the administration of a COVID-19 vaccine administered at a registered facility within South Africa.

The contact details of the Scheme are as follows:

Council for Medical Schemes
Block A Ecoglades Office Park
420 Witch-Hazel Road
Eco Park
Centurion
e-mail: info@nfcfund.co.za
Telephone: 0861123267

Media Enquiries:
Lungi Mtshali:
082 088 5060

Issued by the Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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