​SAUHMA is a voluntary association recognised as a Special Interest Group by the  Council of the South African Medical Association.

The Association works towards promoting the practice of underwater and hyperbaric medicine, and facilitate the study of all aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine.

The association is made up of members and associate members: Medical Practitioners; Registered Nurses; Registered Paramedics; Qualified Hyperbaric Chamber Operators; Diving Instructors; Dive Operators, and any other individual, who, to the satisfaction of the Council of the Association, provides evidence that he or she has a special interest in the subject of underwater and/or hyperbaric medicine; Subject to the By-Laws.


Update on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine: Current State of affairs and what the near future holds. The SAUHMA conference will be held the Pinetown Premire Hotel from 15 to 18 October 2015.

​Refresher venues:

Level 1: Pinetown Premier Hotel - 17 to 18 October 2015
Level 2: Professional Diving School Centre - 15 to 16 October 2015

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