New Members

AfBSA is continental, having its primary area of operation within the Continent of Africa and whose membership is primarily drawn from persons and institutions of Africa as hereinafter provided.

Membership shall be drawn from both Francophone and Anglophone countries of Africa and worldwide.

The Association shall be open to anyone, including students, senior professionals, and disciplines as diverse as healthcare, academia, emergency response, pharmaceutical/ biotechnology industries, and regulatory affairs.

AfBSA strongly encourages formation of affiliate bodies and Associations throughout Africa.

Persons interested in joining AfBSA may download and complete the membership application form and it to e-mail:

Membership benefits include:

  • Reduced registration fees for trainings and conferences
  • Discounts on publications
  • Access to information and networking groups

Download Application form here

How to remit Application Fees
Application Fees can be remitted via Western Union or by other means to be advised by the Treasurer AfBSA.

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Category Description ( 1 year)

Cost in USD

Student (Student Membership is defined as those enrolled in a University, College, or other Institutions of Higher learning)

USD ($) 50

Individual (persons working in the fields in or related to Biosafety and Biosecurity)

USD ($) 200

Corporate (includes three employees)

USD ($) 1000

Each additional staff USD ($) 100