The SaNTHNet board is made up of the following:
Dr. Frew Benson, South African National Department of Health.
Prof. Lucille Blumberg, The National Institute for Communicable Diseases
Dr. Garth Brink, South African Society of Travel Medicine
Mrs. Marion Blewitt, Administrator
This site will provide the health risks for travel in South Africa. It will also provide appropriate advice, information on mass gatherings, travel advisories and outbreaks nationally and internationally.
Please read the following terms and conditions with care before using this website. By accessing or using the South African National Travel Health Network (SANTHNET) site, you consent to the following terms and conditions.
The South African National Travel Health Network (SaNTHNet) was formed by the Department of Health (DoH), the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) and the South African Society of Travel Medicine (SASTM).
You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.
If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.