Mission & Vision  |  Executive  |  Constitution 



To advance the science of virology in Southern Africa by promoting research, education, and collaboration among professionals working in the fields medical virology (virological pathology), veterinary virology, plant virology, environmental virology, one health, basic virology and any other virological sciences, thereby contributing to the understanding and control of viral infections and diseases. 


 SASV envisions a thriving community of virological scientists and practitioners advancing the knowledge of all aspects of virology and contributing to the improvement of human, animal, plant and environmental health. he Southern African Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases was established at the biennial conference of the South African Paediatric Association on 31st May 2008 at Sun City. A constitution was discussed and adopted after insightful contributions from colleagues. The Society is affiliated to FIDSSA (Federation of Southern African infectious Diseases Societies).