General information

Annual General Meetings

Friday, 1 March 2024

OSSA AGM      16:00

OMG AGM        17:00

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points

The Congress will be accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa and registered for CPD points.


The official language of the Congress will be English. No simultaneous translation into any other language will be provided.


ZAR South African Rand.


Average temperatures: 16 – 29o C. Light jacket essential for the evenings.


The electricity supply in South Africa is 220 / 230 volts, AC 50 Hz.

If you are visiting from another country and would like to know if you will need an adapter, please follow this link to get the answer


The Congress Organisers cannot accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during, or as a result of, the Congress. Please check the validity of your own insurance.


It is strongly recommended that all travellers check the latest visa requirements with the nearest South African Embassy or Consulate before travelling,
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The passports of all travellers entering South Africa must contain at least two clean (unstamped) visa pages each time entry is sought.

Travellers entering South Africa from countries where yellow fever is endemic are often required to present their yellow World Health Organisation (WHO) vaccination record or other proof of inoculation. If they are unable to do so, they must be inoculated at the airport in order to be permitted entry.

Special dietary requirements

Halaal & vegetarian: Please indicate your requirements on the registration form.
Kosher meals & other dietary preferences: Please contact the organisers in this regard.

Time zone

South Africa is GMT + 2 hours.