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 Benefits of Membership

Annual FSASP Congress
  • You save on congress registration fees.
  • You will meet international speakers in the field of Chemical Pathology each year.
  • You will meet leaders and specialists in analytical chemistry from industry.
  • Networking opportunities exists during congresses.
  • The Best Poster Presentation is awarded with the amount of R1000.
  • The Best Presentation in the Field of Cardiovascular Disease is awarded with 2 years free subscription to The Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa.  Editorial, comments will be added to the publication should the study be published by this journal.

Grants and Awards

You may be eligible to apply for the following awards:

  • Annual Junior Researcher award worth R5000
  • Annual Senior Researcher award worth R8000
  • Annual Best Poster award worth R2000

You may be eligible to apply for the following grants:

  • Annual Postgraduate Education grant of R2500
  • One of two annual international travel grants worth R5000 each

Community of Practice

  • You will form part of a local and international scientific community of practice which serves to develop your profession.
  • The website will contain seminars on cases and current topics of importance in Chemical Pathology and you as a respected member of the society are welcome to publish your contributions on the website.
  • Information on trend in teaching in our discipline will also be published on the website.
  • Soon there will be a chat group on the website and you can exchange information on a specific topic.
  • The website will provide contact details of interest groups across the country, and will include information on fields of specialisation and areas of expertise.  

  Membership fees

  Once off joining fee: R30

  New members
(includes joining fee)
Annual subscription

Students & registrars:  



Technologists: R105 R75
Pathologists and other working professionals: R300 R270




  Download Membership Form

  Download Corporate Membership Form


Cheques should be made payable to the SAACB and mailed to  the treasurer of the association.

Electronic Transfer:

Transfers should be made in favour of SAACB. 
ABSA Bank: Cheque account
Account number: 390162030
Branch code: 632005
( Please note change in account details )

Postal order:  

In favour of the SAACB

Please note:  To avoid errors, all payments should bear the name and address of the applicant, and a photocopy of the bank transfer statement or deposit slip should accompany your application form.

Electronic copies of the above documents may be emailed to

Mailing address:
SAACB, Dept of Chemical Pathology,
Tygerberg Hospital
University of Stellenbosch
Tygerberg 7505
South Africa


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