SAUHMA is a voluntary association recognised as a Special Interest Group by the South African Medical Association. The Association works towards promoting, facilitating & advancing the ethical practice and research in diving and hyperbaric medicine. It consists of medical & non-medical members with a shared desire to advance the field of diving & hyperbaric medicine in line with international standards.

Become a Member Today

Membership eligibility includes the following.

  • Medical Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Paramedics                       
  • Qualified Hyperbaric Chamber Operators
  • Diving Instructors, and Dive Operators

Annual Dive Medical Form

Commercial divers who are about to get their annual diving medicals can complete the "Dive Medical Report" online prior to visit their diving medical practitioner. The data is not stored, so the completed form must be printed and/or stored on the diver's local device as a PDF and e-mailed to the diving medical practitioner or taken in hard copy form for undersigning during the dive medical. 

2023 Conference Registration

An update on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine: Current State of affairs and what the near future holds.

Register before 15 September 2023 and get an early bird registration discount.

The SAUHMA conference will be held online from 20 - 22 October.

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