The Parasitological Society of Southern Africa is a non-profit organisation for scientists and researchers associated with southern Africa who are interested in all fields of parasitology. The society aims at promoting parasitology in this region and creating a forum for researchers, veterinary parasitologists, and other scientists and interested parties to meet and exchange information regarding their relative fields. This occurs at the annual PARSA meeting held within the southern African countries and is attended by a number of national and international participants. Furthermore, PARSA publishes a quarterly newsletter which is distributed to all of its members, conveying important information on the awards, opportunities and work being done by the southern African parasitologists.Continue reading →
The Paediatric Cardiac Society of South Africa is a professional association of paediatric cardiologists and cardiac surgeons with our major objective being to improve the quality of care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease. We hold promotion of research, support of education and training and advocacy as our central tenets. We are a special interest group of SA Heart Association and are strongly affiliated to PASCAR, the Pan-African society of cardiology – thus answering to the needs of the children of all of Africa. It is the primary advocacy group for children with heart disease in South Africa and indeed our continent.Continue reading →
Founded in 1979, the PSSA is organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes. The object of the Society is to advance the science of palaeontology in Southern Africto serve the common interests and facilitate the cooperation of all persons concerned with the study of evolution, comparative anatomy and taxonomy. The Society is particularly concerned with the conservation and preservation of fossil sites and the promotion of heritage awarenessContinue reading →
The main aims of the society are to advance the scientific study of nutrition and to promote appropriate strategies for the improvement of nutrition well-being.
To provide such facilities for members of the Society as may assist in furthering the aims of the Society.Continue reading →
The Ophthalmological Society of South Africa promotes the interests of ophthalmology in general and of its members in particular.
OSSA remains committed to a vision of attainable, best quality vision for all.
The society has a number of core functions and aims to support members whilst engaging with all stakeholders in eye care to provide patient driven care in the field of ophthalmology.Continue reading →
The Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) is a non-profit, scholarly organisation with the mission of furthering the interests of those engaged in, or interested in, operations research related activities.
ORSSA is South Africa’s national, professional body for operations research. Founded in 1969, its aim is to further the interests of those engaged in, or interested in the discipline.
ORSSA’s activities include drawing up guidelines for operations research education at Universities in South Africpresenting short courses, and providing information to the public on the nature of operations research and on career opportunities.
NORGALAS (North Gauteng Artificial Lure Angling Society) is South Africa’s leading Artificial lure angling (or Artlure) province. NORGALAS consists of three affiliated clubs, Salmo, Classics Spinfishing Society and Pretoria Spinfishing Society. NORGALAS is affiliated to SAALAA (South African Artificial Lure Angling Association).Continue reading →
The Society strives to promote and develop the Nooitgedachter horse breed.Continue reading →
The Nematological Society of Southern Africa (NSSA) is dedicated to advance the science of Nematology in Southern Africa in both its fundamental and applied aspects.
To serve this purpose the Society acts as an agency for the exchange of information, holds regular symposia and promotes and extends knowledge in all phases of the subjects. The NSSA brings together scientists, researchers and like-minded individuals from Africa who dedicate themselves to the study of nematodes. Short courses are also organised when the need arises.Continue reading →
The Society strives to promote and develop the Nguni cattle breed. The society is also known as Nguni Beestelersgenootskap.Continue reading →