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.
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A Guide to the Practice of Travel Medicine in the South African Context by Various
Chapter 1: The scope of travel medicine
Chapter 2: Ethical aspects in the practice of travel medicine
Chapter 3: The setting up and running of a travel clinic
Chapter 4: Occupational health and travel medicine
Chapter 5: Psychological aspects of travel and relocation
Chapter 6: Rabies - A practical guide
Chapter 7: The ABC of malaria prophylaxis and treatment
Chapter 8: Vaccines and the traveller
Chapter 9: The paediatric traveller
Chapter 10: The pregnant traveller
Chapter 11: The immunocompromised traveller Chapter 12: The disabled traveller
Chapter 13: Preparing the traveller for air travel
Chapter 14: Travelling to altitude
Chapter 15: Dive medicine
Chapter 16: An approach to the management of snake bites
Chapter 17: Marine venoms: implications for the traveller
Chapter 18: Research and travel medicine
Chapter 19: Travel medicine resources