Welcome to the South African Society of Travel Medicine (SASTM) website.

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. Click here to learn more.

Executive Member

Dr David Hyams - Immediate Past President and Treasurer

Dr David Hyams graduated at University of Pretoria 1986. After housemanship, he spent 2 years in the SADF where he did his Aviation medicine course. He spent a year as Medical Officer at Kalafong Hospital in Paediatrics, OBS and Gynae and ear, nose and throat departments and has been in private general practice for the last 19 yrs in the East of Pretoria. Dr Hyams has run a travel medicine clinic within the practice for the last seven years and has been an Executive Committee Member of SASTM for the last 7 years.

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