South African Society of Human Genetics (SASHG)

Area: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Region: Western Cape
Physical Address: Division of Human Genetics, National Health Laboratory Service & University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Postal Address: PO Box 1038, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)11 489 9222
Fax: +27 (0)11 489 9226
Contact Person: Zane Lombard

South African Society of Human Genetics (SASHG)


The Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG) is a non-profit organization for health care professionals involved and interested in human or medical genetics.

Our aims are

  • to promote and advance the practice and science of human and medical genetics in Southern Africa
  • to facilitate contact between persons in the different branches of human and medical genetics 
  • to maintain the highest ethical and professional standards in all its affairs and activities
  • to arrange conferences and symposia
  • to initiate contact with similar organizations in other parts of the world
  • to practice its affairs in a non-profit making and non-discriminatory manner

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