Welcome to the South African National Travel Health Network (SaNTHNet)

This site provides information on the health risks for travel in South Africa.  Additionally it provides appropriate advice, information on mass gatherings, travel advisories and disease outbreaks. The information is updated on a regular basis.

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

Our partners

SaNTHNet is a public access website dedicated to travel health provided by the DoH, NICD and SASTM

Department of Health South Africa

The South African National Department of Health

The Department of Health is the executive department of the South African government which is assigned to health matters.

National Institute for Communicable Diseases

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases

The NICD is a major global player in infectious disease intelligence. The NICD is a resource of knowledge and expertise in regionally relevant communicable diseases to the South African Government, to SADC countries and the African continent. The NICD assists in the planning of policies and programmes and supports appropriate responses to communicable disease problems and issues.

South African Society of Travel Medicine

The South African Society of Travel Medicine

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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Monday, 01 July 2013 12:14

Newsletter terms and conditions

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Saturday, 22 June 2013 16:30

SaNTHNet links

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This site has links to other web sites as a convenience to our customers. These include links to web sites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private businesses. When you use one of these links, you are no longer on this site and SaNTHNet’s Privacy Notice will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site.

Friday, 21 December 2012 06:15

SaNTHNet Board

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The SaNTHNet board are 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

 

Monday, 17 December 2012 10:40

Plugin Descriptions

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Monday, 17 December 2012 10:38

What is the purpose of this website

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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.

Monday, 17 December 2012 10:34

Website Terms of Use – User Agreement

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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.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 11:58

About SaNTHNet

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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).

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