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South African Association
for Clinical Biochemistry
and Laboratory Medicine



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 R2000.
  • 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.
  • The website will provide contact details of interest groups across the country, and will include information on fields of specialisation and areas of expertise. 


The benefits of Corporate Membership in SAACB

  • Being directly involved with the leading national society promoting contributions to laboratory medicine in modern health care.
  • Being able to elect the Corporate Representative to the Executive Committee of SAACB. This position strengthens communication and collaboration between industry and laboratory professionals.
  • Receiving all documents and publications of the SAACB.
  • Being able to submit formal comments.
  • Being able to sponsor awards conferences, satellite symposia, and various educational activities thus enabling high visibility of your company to an ideal target audience.
  • Being able to use the SAACB logo to identify your company as an SAACB sponsor.
  • Having access to promotional opportunities with a 25 % discount through the contribution to the Newsletter and Members Handbook.
  • Receiving a 20 % discount on exhibition fees and a premium location on the exhibition floor, e.g. national/local conferences/workshops.


Membership fees


Once off joining fee: R30 New members
(includes joining fee)
Annual subscription
Students & registrars:  R190 R160
Technologists: R105 R75
Pathologists and other working professionals: R300 R270
Corporate: R2170 R2140


   Download Membership Form

   Download Corporate Membership Form


Cheques:  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.
Standard Bank
Branch code: 014845
Account number: 017413478

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
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X323
Arcadia 0007
South Africa



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