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About SAACP - SG Branch

The South African Association of Community Pharmacists - Southern Gauteng (SAACP - SG), is a branch of the South African Association of Community Pharmacists (SAACP), representing the Community Pharmacy sector of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA) in the Southern Gauteng region.

Objectives of the SAACP (SG)

As a national association, we promote the professional, educational, business and economic interests of members of the association, with specific emphasis on pharmacists who are active in the community pharmacy category, as defined in the Pharmacy Act.

Our Vision

To provide a platform for the affairs of members in the Community Pharmacy Sector and advance their professional status and efficiency.


To promote the health and well-being of South Africans in Southern Gauteng by providing services, with a personal touch, through community pharmacists.

SARCDA Trade Exhibitions

SARCDASARCDA (Pty) Ltd is owned by SAACP(SG). SARCDA started off as a pharmacy exhibition in the 1960s, when retail pharmacies ventured into the gift-line. SARCDA is an acronym for South African Retail Chemist and Druggist Association.

SARCDA, now an independent trade name, is a leading trade-only exhibition organiser, with two annual gift, toy, décor and design trade exhibitions. SARCDA showcases the latest trends and products to retailers in South Africa, attracting around 500 exhibitors annually, including wholesalers, importers and manufacturers of gift, toy, dècor and design items. Around 15 000 verified trade buyers visit the exhibitions each year.