South African Journal of Bioethics and Law

SAJBL is an online, bi-annual, peer reviewed journal that covers matters related to ethics, law, human rights and related matters for the health professions.



SAJBL on Editorial Manager


The Health and Medical Publishing Group is pleased to announce that it has launched a new submission and tracking system for the SAJBL as of 01 May 2017.


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Online First: Covid-19 in South Africa

Table of Contents


COVID-19 and its impact on informed consent: What should health professionals tell their patients or their proxies? PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason
COVID-19: May healthcare practitioners ethically and legally refuse to work at hospitals and health establishments where frontline employees are not provided with personal protective equipment? PDF
D McQuoid-Mason


Contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic: Protection of personal information in South Africa PDF
I M Viljoen, C de Villebois Castelyn, A Pope, M Botes, M S Pepper