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

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International Congress of Human Genetics 2022

International Congress of Human Genetics
13-17 Feb 2022
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa

The 14th International Congress of Human Genetics (ICHG) will be held in Cape Town from 13-17 February 2022. Click here for more information.

Membership benefits


Access to annual SASHG member newsletter


News alerts about industry news, vacancies and training positions

Peer interaction

Interaction with peers in the field of human or medical genetics


Special rate to attend the SASHG Biennial Congress

The Society is open for membership to any person interested in the field of Human Genetics irrespective of that person’s specific discipline. Thus medical practitioners, nursing practitioners, scientists, social workers en technologists are all welcome to be members. Because the Society does not want to limit itself to South Africa but is interested in developing Human Genetics in Southern Africa, membership is not limited geographically either.