Veterinary History Society of South Africa

Veterinary History Society of South Africa

The Veterinary History Society of South Africa (VHS) was registered as a Not-for-Profit Company in August 2019, and replaced the SAVA’s Veterinary History Committee (VHC). The VHC had been established in 1995 under the Chairmanship of Dr Basil Pappin, whose drive had led to its formation. Ill-health unfortunately saw him resign in 1996 and he […]

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SAVA Young Members

The SAVA-YMG aims to provide additional support and guidance for members in their first 5 years after graduation. The SAVA-YMG aims to help bridge the gap for those individuals that need an ear to talk to, a helping hand or a friend in a difficult time. We plan to establish practical skills development, a mentor […]

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Board of Directors

Dr Leon de Bruyn President   Dr Paul van der Merwe President-elect   Dr Charlotte Nkuna Immediate Past-President   Mr Gert Steyn Managing Director   Dr Graham Tedder Director – Groups and Branches   Dr Charles Hayward Director: Committees   Dr Rick Mapham Director: Finances   Dr Manfred Rohwer Director   Dr David Gerber Director

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Western Cape

Wes-Kaap Tak Kontakbesonderhede / Branch Contact Information Chairperson:  Dr Omar Mehtar (loxadonta@gmail.com) Western Cape Branch is an active branch comprising of vets representing all aspects of the veterinary profession, including large and small animal private practice, state veterinary and welfare veterinarians. We have a strong mandate on continuing education with an informative annual mini congress […]

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Southern Cape Branch

The Southern Cape Branch of the SAVA has been growing for the last few years. The branch covers the practices in the following area: Riversdale in the west, Plettenberg Bay in the east, and Oudtshoorn/ De Rust in the north. Die Suid-Kaap-tak is redelik bedrywig wat aktiwiteite aan betref. Ons hou gereeld volgehoue professionele ontwikkelings-vergaderings […]

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Pretoria

CPD Articles Notice Board: PRETORIA BRANCH MEETING DATES WILL BE CONFIRMED SOON. Chairman: Dr Leon Cilliers (info@highveldvet.co.za) New members can attend their first meeting for free as a trial run  – thereafter they will need to pay pro rata for the remainder of the year. Venue: VetHouse  – 47 Gemsbok Ave , Monument park . […]

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Oranje-Vaal

Branches of the SAVA represent the interests of members in specific geographic areas. Please ask us if you are not a member of the Oranje-Vaal branch and you would like to become one. Email: debbie@sava.co.za (A small yearly fee of R250 is applicable) Voortgesette opleiding Die Oranje-Vaaltak van die SAVV het jaarliks ‘n baie suksesvolle mini-kongres met […]

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Northern KwaZulu-Natal and Midlands

The branch consists of veterinarians form the surrounding towns and farms of Dundee, Newcastle, Vryheid, Mooiriver, Estcourt, Ladysmith, Pongola and Bergville. We also have interest from the vets whose branch headquarters are far from them such as Eastern Free State (Memel) and Mpumalanga (Volkrust). Even though they are active in their branches, they have enjoyed […]

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Mpumalanga

The branch is very active regarding CPD events (annual mini-congress). Contact Person Dr Nicola Colborne Tel: 013 741 2026 Email: nicolacolborne@gmail.com

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KwaZulu Natal

The KZN Branch is a local affiliate of the South African Veterinary Association. It is the mouth piece of our members and is constituted to administer the workings of our profession. To do this the Kwazulu Natal Branch of the SAVA attempts to represents all facets of the Veterinary Profession in KZN. However, changes of […]

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