Month: January 2022

Dr Malikah Van Der Schyff elected to SAMA Board

Congratulations to Dr M Van Der Schyff, SASOG Secretary, for being elected to the SAMA Board.  

Commission for Gender Equality is wrong: Covid-19 vaccination is vital for women’s health.

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) seemingly disregards the fact that pregnant women (and their unborn babies) are at a much greater risk of dying if they are unvaccinated. It fails to appreciate that one in six unvaccinated pregnant women admitted to hospital in South Africa with Covid-19 infection requires mechanical ventilation, and one in 16 has a fatal outcome.

SASOG rubbishes CGE statement

A statement by the Council of Gender equality (CGE) on mandatory vaccines is flawed.


The GMG Executive Commitee: Dr CD Mashiloane (Chairperson) Dr JP du Buisson (CEO) Dr M Van Der…

SA Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper 154

SA Law Reform Commission Discussion Paper 154. Click HERE to access the Paper. The request for comments…

Association Between Menstrual Cycle Length and COVID-19 Vaccination

The findings of this study and the conclusions drawn by the authors that there is no clinically meaningful change in menstrual cycle length associated with COVID-19 vaccination is very reassuring.

FIGO Representation for SASOG Members

SASOG is very proud to be represented on nine of the FIGO Committees.