Welcome to the South African Society of Travel Medicine (SASTM) website.

The SASTM’s Mission is to guide the profession in all aspects relating to the practice of travel medicine, liaise with the travel industry, consult with relevant authorities, advise the public and collaborate nationally and internationally on all aspects relating to Travel Medicine. Click here to learn more.

Executive Member

Dr Salim Parker - President

Dr Salim Parker is a General Practitioner with an interest in Hajj travel. He has been accompanying pilgrims as a medical officer from 2000. Dr Parker gives Hajj travel talks at Hajj classes in Cape Town, and engages in extensive pre-travel consultations. He is also medical co-ordinator for Jive 10km Big Walk, which is the biggest 10km walk in Africa, with about 20 000 participants annually.

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