SaNTHNet Board

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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

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Rabies Fact Sheet in South Africa

Rabies is a contagious viral disease causing damage to the brain and the spinal cord and is uniformly fatal. What is rabies?​ Rabies is a contagious...

Pertussis FAQ

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly infectious disease that affects the respiratory tract 1. What is pertussis? Pertussis,...

Measles FAQ

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. Patients with measles present with fever and with a rash. 1. What is measles? Measles is a...

Malaria FAQ

Malaria is a disease presenting with fever caused by blood parasites of the genus Plasmodium, which are transmitted via the bites of...