Posted on December 22nd, 2017

The TRICON2018 website is now fully functional and accepts registrations and abstracts for the 2nd Tricontinental Scientific Conference on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine (Durban, SA, 23-29 September 2018). Make use of the favorable early registration rates, available until March 31st! 

by Dr CJ Roberts on September 7th, 2017

Please see the below training ​ opportunities, available in Canada, for qualification as Clinical Hyperbaric Technologist, Safety Director or Technician .
The CHT course is unique as it offers a complete 2 week programme to train CHT students in a university program.
Click here for more information

Posted on November 17th, 2016

The ​DAN Annual Diving Report is now available for download on the DAN website at:

Posted on September 1st, 2016

The prestigious Wilbur T. Workman Safety Award was awarded to Mr Francois Burman at the recent UHMS Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting held in Durham, North Carolina, in honor of a lifetime dedicated to improving safety and technology in the field of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine. 

Congratulations Francois! Your South African colleagues proudly salute you!

Posted on May 26th, 2016

We would like to welcome and introduce Dr Chris Snyckers in the portfolio of Orthopaedic consultant on the SAUHMA Committee.
Dr Snyckers qualified as an Orthopaedic surgeon at the University of Pretoria and currently works in private practice at Eugene Marais Hospital as well as part-time consultant in Orthopaedic surgery at Steve Biko Academic hospital.
He has enormous interest and expertise in Orthopaedic trauma, fracture fixation techniques, limb reconstruction and arthroplasty.
He is well-published in South African Orthopaedic literature and has given numerous presentations abroad. He also serves on local as well as international societies and faculties.  
He is very interested in the role of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Femoral Head Necrosis management and is currently collecting data together with Dr Gregory Weir on this topic.
Welcome Chris!