What is the purpose of this website

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. The information will be updated on a monthly basis.

It is not intended to provide a personal risk assessment for the individual traveller and for such advice travellers are encouraged to seek professional advice from a travel medicine provider.

SaNTHNet provides users with credible, reliable health information on:

  • Data and Statistics
  • Diseases and Conditions
  • Emergencies and Disasters
  • Environmental Health
  • Healthy Living
  • Travelers' Health
  • And more…

Who is this Web site designed for?

Santhnet.co.za provides health and safety information to:

  • Individuals interested in health issues
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Researchers and Scientists
  • Partners
  • Policy Makers
  • Media
  • Businesses
  • Students and Educators

How do I contact SaNTHNet?

We are continually expanding and improving this site. If you have additions or comments, please contact us here.

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Important Notice

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.


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