South African Spine Society SASS
The Purposes of the South African Spine Society are as follows: a) To improve the quality of scientific knowledge and pursuit of high standards of excellence in patient care, clinical practice and related sciences among professionals in the field of spinal disorders. b) To maintain an educational organization dedicated to the exchange of ideas and dissemination of scientific facts concerning the spine. c) To provide instruction, scientific meetings and professional publications for surgical, non-operative and diagnostic purposes related to the spine. d) To improve the means of communication with and support for scientists and clinicians in their work and to provide means for improving their work e) To investigate and promulgate concepts and methods by which malfunctions of the spine may be detected and improved f) To maintain the highest ethical standards for the organisation and to maintain full communication and interaction with other recognized bodies and specialty associations.