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This event will be held in accordance with COVID-19 Regulations as set out by the South African Government.


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.


This travel medicine update brought to you by SASTM, covers important topics of current relevance to travel medicine, including malaria during the time of COVID, SARS Cov-2 vaccines - the latest, Meningitis, Rabies and many more. Please view the full Agenda.

Mar 27, 2021

7:30 AM - 3:30 PM (GMT+2)

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Sandton Sun
Corner Alice Lane and 5th Street
Sandton

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Tickets and Pricing

SASTM Member Doctor

Price excludes VAT

R 950
SASTM Member Nurse / Allied Health

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R 850
SASTM Non-Members

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R 1,450

Agenda

  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration
    8:30 AM - 8:40 AMWelcome
    Lee Baker - SASTM President

    Lee Baker

    President-SASTM / Speaker

    8:40 AM - 9:20 AMMalaria during the time of COVID
    Lucille Blumberg - National Institute for Communicable Diseases

    Lucille Blumberg

    Speaker

    9:20 AM - 10 AMEbola vs. COVID-19: The challenges of new & emerging infectious diseases threats
    Adriano Duse

    Adriano Duse

    Speaker at Wits University

    10 AM - 10:20 AMTEA
    10:20 AM - 10:55 AMMeningitis - Prevention is better than cure: vaccine update
    Salim Parker

    Salim Parker

    Speaker

    10:55 AM - 12 PMRespiratory vaccines: PPI (pertusis, pneumococcal, influenza) Prevention is better than cure: vaccine update
    Jennifer Coetzee

    Jennifer Coetzee

    Consultant Microbiologist at Ampath

    12 PM - 12:30 PMRabies guidelines: update
    Lee Baker - SASTM President

    Lee Baker

    President-SASTM / Speaker

    12:30 PM - 1:10 PMLUNCH
    1:10 PM - 1:50 PMPandemic travel snippets - Round Table Discussion
    Albie de Frey

    Albie De Frey

    Speaker

    1:50 PM - 2:20 PMDVT and NOAC - off-label or not?
    Salim Parker

    Salim Parker

    Speaker

    2:20 PM - 3:20 PMCOVID-19 Variants and Vaccines - The Rights and the Wrong of it? (Ethics lecture)
    Steven Miller

    Steven Miller

    Senior Specialist at Lancet Laboratories

    3:20 PM - 3:30 PMClosure

Speakers

  • Lee Baker (President-SASTM / Speaker)

    Lee Baker

    President-SASTM / Speaker

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  • Lucille Blumberg (Speaker)

    Lucille Blumberg

    Speaker

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  • Jennifer Coetzee (Consultant Microbiologist at Ampath)

    Jennifer Coetzee

    Consultant Microbiologist at Ampath

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  • Albie De Frey (Speaker)

    Albie De Frey

    Speaker

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  • Adriano Duse (Speaker at Wits University)

    Adriano Duse

    Speaker at Wits University

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  • Steven Miller (Senior Specialist at Lancet Laboratories)

    Steven Miller

    Senior Specialist at Lancet Laboratories

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  • Salim Parker (Speaker)

    Salim Parker

    Speaker

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