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AFEM relies on your donations for planning annual conferences, creating training curricula, implimenting programmes, and so much more. Please consider contributing!

We process donations through several different streams, but don't worry, it's not complicated: 

If you are: 

1. Donating from anywhere in the world except the United States, click below to donate via Givengain. 

2. Donating specifically to Supadel, our conference sponsorship program (from anywhere in the world), click below to donate via Crowdrise. 

 3. Donating from the United States, and want to ensure your donation is 501(c)3 tax-exempt, click below to donate via the US Friends of AFEM. 

US Friends of AFEM 


To transfer money directly into AFEM's South African bank account, please use the following details: 

Account Name:            AFEM
Bank:                            Investec Bank Limited
Branch:                        100 Grayston Drive, Sandton
Branch Code:               580105
Account No:                 10011440370
Reference:                   Your Surname

Swift code:                   IVESZAJJ


And, if you would like to specifically contribute toward our unique Support a Delegate (supadel) programme, which helps sponsor the attendance of delegates from low and middle-income countries at our annual conferences, please click here


Thank you so much, we really, really appreciate you!! 

South Africa

South AfricaSouth Africa

EMSSA represents a group of enthusiastic healthcare professionals dedicated to the development of quality emergency care throughout South Africa. Emergency Medicine has only recently been recognized as an independent speciality, although this country has always had a large burden of patients presenting to our pre-hospital and hospital emergency services with experienced and passionate personnel rendering much needed care.



The Emergency Medicine Association of Tanzania (EMAT) was formed in May 2010  by doctors and nurses with active involvement in emergency care in Tanzania. The President is Dr Hendry Robert Sawe, of Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences(MUHAS)-Dar es salaam. The objective of EMAT is to Pioneer, promote and advocate for dissemination of emergency care in Tanzania, through Teaching, research and education of emergency care.



The Botswana Society for Emergency Care (BSEC) held it's foundational meeting in November 2010, and was officially registered as a society in Botswana in September 2011. BSEC's mission is to promote advocate for emergency care in Botswana through teaching, research, and education. BSEC liases with partners from EMSSA and AFEM, and supports the emergency medicine post-graduate training program at the University of Botswana School of Medicine. Since it's inception, BSEC has hosted seminars on emergency triage, pre-hospital care, and acute care needs in Botswana.



The Ethiopian Society of Emergency Medical Professionals was formed in 2012. The President is Dr Sisay Teklu, of Addis Ababa University. The objective of ESEP is to assist in development of hospital and Pre-Hospital emergency care.



LEMA will encourage and promote professional excellence, advance the science and practice of emergency medicine, and serve as an advocate for patients, their families, the public, the profession and the ER physicians. It will offer to the interdisciplinary team the necessary tools for the interaction with the critically ill patient and their families from a holistic perspective.



SEMPON held their inaugural scientific conference in September 2014, themed: "The State of Emergency Care in Nigeria: the Way Forward". The objective of the organisation is to evaluate the state of emergency care in Nigeria, and engineer cooperation and partnership among key stakeholders.



The president of the Egyptian Society for Emergency Medicine is Dr. Hussein Sabri. It was formed in 2012, and is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of emergency medicine. It is an interdisciplinary organisation whose members are involved in the provision of emergency care.