9th Africa Society Blood Transfusion Congress 2018

9th Africa Society Blood Transfusion Congress 2018

SSEM Mthembu Medical recently participated in the 9th Africa Society Blood Transfusion (AfSBT) Congress in Arusha, Tanzania.  

Africa Health 2018 Exhibition

Africa Health 2018

The SSEM team together with our international partners - Steelco, Hamilton Medical, Fanem, and Nihon Kohden, attended the Africa Health 2018 exhibition at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

Creating High Customer Value

Creating High Customer Value

Nihon Kohden Middle East recently held their annual partners meeting in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Create High Customer Value” ...

SAALAS International Conference

SAALAS International Conference

The SAALAS (South African Association for Laboratory Animal Science) International Conference 2017 took place at beautiful Spier Farm in Cape Town from 1 November to 3 November.

SATS Conference 2017

SATS Conference 2017

The 19th National SATS Congress took place at the world class Century City Conference Centre from 22 – 25 August 2017.

Hamilton Medical launches new high-end ventilator for critical care


With the new HAMILTON-C6*, Hamilton Medical, expands its portfolio in the high-end ventilation segment and ushers in the next generation of intelligent and versatile ICU ventilators for all patient population.

Nelson Mandela Day 2017

Nelson Mandela Day 2017

The 18th of July marks the birthday of former president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

Africa Health 2017


The country's biggest healthcare exhibition kicked off on the 8th of June 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg.

SASA Western Cape Update Meeting


SSEM Mthembu Medical recently partook in the SASA Western Cape Update Meeting which was held the scenic Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town.

27th Regional Congress of the ISBT Copenhagen Denmark


SSEM Mthembu Medical recently attended the 27th Regional Congress of the ISBT in beautiful city of Copenhagen, Denmark.

SASA Congress 2017


The SASA congress is an annual event that is dedicated to the discipline of Anaesthesia at both Academic and Clinical level.

Sean Chetty – 2017 Winner of the SSEM Mthembu Academic Prize


SSEM Mthembu Medical Academic Award for 2017 announced.

SASA Congress 2016


SSEM Mthembu Medical attended the SASA Congress 2016 from 26 February to 1 March 2016 in Bloemfontein.

SA National Blood Transfusion Congress 2015


SSEM Mthembu Medical recently participated in the 33rd National Blood Transfusion Congress...

Mr Maurits van den Berg wins SSEM Mthembu academic prize


Mr Maurits van den Berg wins SSEM Mthembu academic prize.

SSEM Congress Calendar

October 2018

SA Heart Congress
Sun City, NW
4 - 7 Oct 2018


CNSSA Congress
Kloofzicht Lodge, GP
12 - 14 Oct 2018


WCIM Congress 
Cape Town ICC, WC
18 - 21 Oct 2018


November 2018

PACSA Congress
Vineyard Hotel, CPT
9 - 11 Nov 2018

SSEM Mthembu Medical hosted a two day interactive workshop on Donor Safety & Phlebotomy Techniques in Zambia on 12th & 13th January 2012. The workshop was attended by representatives of Zambian National Blood Transfusion Service (ZNBTS) from the nine provinces in Zambia and was held in the Boardroom of the University Teaching Hospital of Lusaka. There were a total of 26 representatives and three Managers who participated. The workshop was opened by the Medical Director of ZNBTS Dr Joseph Mulenga & closed by Mr Alex Chikwese the Financial Director ZNBTS.

Sr Heather Money previously from Western Province Blood Transfusion, now a Phlebotomy Consultant, was the Workshop Facilitator. Topics covered in the workshop were Donor Recruitment, Selection of Low Rick Donors, Phlebotomy Procedure & Safety at the Donation Centre. Interactive practical sessions were held & representatives carried out new venepuncture techniques. Carol Collett from SSEM Mthembu Medical was the course co-ordinator and held a session on JMS Blood Management Systems. They representatives had an opportunity to share their experiences from their donation clinics around Zambia.

The workshop ended with an exciting collaborative session on Waste Management & Handling of Bio-Hazardous Waste. This was presented by Mr David Chama Technical Manager from ZNBTS and was of great value to all present. The two day session ended with each representative being photographed receiving their attendance certificates. Similar workshops on a variety of topics are planned for later in 2012.