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.

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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.

The goals of the Society are:

  1. To promote excellence in the practice of Travel Medicine.
  2. To act as a local and international reference body on Travel Medicine.
  3. To serve as an advisory body on Travel Medicine to the South African Department of Health.
  4. To facilitate local and international collaboration in the field of Travel Medicine.
  5. To promote, facilitate and accredit the education of health care professionals in the practise of Travel Medicine.
  6. To prepare technical guidelines on Travel Medicine.
  7. To encourage excellence in appropriate research and professional publication in Travel Medicine

SASTM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2017

MRS LEE BAKER – PRESIDENT

DR SALIM PARKER – IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

DR SHANE KOTZE – PRESIDENT ELECT AND TREASURER

DR GARTH BRINK – PROJECT MANAGER

DR ALBIE DE FREY – COURSE CO-ORDINATOR

PROFESSOR ADRIANO DUSE

DR JUDY HOARE

DR ROCHELLE LEE

MRS PINKIE KUMALO


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