6th Decontamination and Sterilisation (CSSD) Conference

28 - 30 May 2019

Gallagher Convention Centre


The 6th edition of the Decontamination and Sterilisation (CSSD) Conference is a three-day scientific agenda carefully designed to equip delegates with the knowledge of the standards, complexities and challenges associated with the CSSD function and the comprehensive working skills required to deliver a high standard of care for patients and the healthcare community. The esteemed faculty comprising of local and international speakers will explore and share unique insight on the latest developments surrounding the issue of sterilisation and infection control in healthcare facilities.

Theme: Embracing the here and now

What’s new?

  • New conference format making room for more interaction and debate
  • Masterclass session on loan set sets
  • New speaker from UK, East and West Africa
  • Debate the implementation of current standards – who is getting it right?
  • Identify and mitigate risks existing within CSSDs
  • Understand the importance of managing loan sets and the impact on infection control
  • Discuss CSSD training and its real-life adoption within hospitals
  • Discover best practice from hospitals operating outside South Africa and benchmark your hospital’s CSSD practices
Conference Chair:
  • Xana Jardine, President, CSSD Forums of South Africa (CFSA), Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Marilyn de Meyer, President - Gauteng Chapter, Association for Peri‐operative Practitioners in South Africa (APPSA), Johannesburg, South Africa