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.
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Mrs Lee Baker - President
Mrs Lee Baker qualified as a pharmacist in 1975.
She has worked as a Medicine Information Pharmacist and is Managing Director of Amayeza Information Centre, the only private medicine information centre in South Africa, and in this capacity consults to several bodies, including medical schemes, pharmaceutical companies and legal firms, as well as running vaccine and malaria advisory services.
Mrs Baker lectures Medunsa and Wits Pharmacy students, and has done vaccine and malaria training for Nurses, Pharmacists and Paediatricians on behalf of sanofiPasteur and GlaxoSmithKline.
She is a member of the subcommittee of the Malaria Advisory Group that advises the Department of Health on prophylaxis and treatment of malaria, including drawing up the current guidelines.
Mrs Baker is a member of the Leadership Council of the Pharmacist Professional Group International Society of Travel Medicine