Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee (MSAC)
The Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee (MSAC) is a sub-committee of the SA Cystic Fibrosis Association (SACFA). It is an advisory body made up of CF specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis. MSAC is responsible for setting treatment guidelines and keeping up to date with the latest advances in treatment internationally. Meetings of MSAC members are held regularly, and congresses are arranged by MSAC every 2-3 years for medical and lay people with an interest in cystic fibrosis treatment.
Cystic Fibrosis New Frontiers Committee (CFNFC)
The Cystic Fibrosis New Frontiers Committee (CFNFC) was established on 20 February 2020 as a sub-committee of the South African Cystic Fibrosis Association (SACFA). By uniting the efforts of all interested parties, including CF family members and medical specialists, the CF New Frontiers Committee seeks to develop and implement a strategy which will provide affordable access to life-changing treatments for all CF patients.