• 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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SASHG 2019

Southern African Society for Human Genetics
Biannual Conference 2019
3-6 August 2019
Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town

The 18th Biennial SASHG congress will be held from 3-6 August 2019 at the Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town.  Find out more

ESHG 2019

European Human Genetics conference
15 – 18 June 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden

The 53rd European Human Genetics Conference will be held from 15-18 June 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden.  Find out more

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.