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South African Public Health Medicine Association

sfdAny person registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is eligible for membership provided that:

  • his/her professional practice is confined to the practice of the specialty of Public Health Medicine; or
  • the nature of his/her practice is such as to give him/her a special interest in the subject of Public Health Medicine

Full Membership

Any medical practitioner who is registered as such with the HPCSA and who is a member of SAMA, shall be entitled to apply for Full Membership.

Affiliated Members

Medical practitioners registered as such with the HPCSA but who are not members of SAMA, shall be entitled to apply for Affiliated Membership. These members will enjoy all the benefits of the Association/Society but shall not be allowed to vote on matters concerning SAMA or have the right to be elected to any office of SAMA. Membership of the Association/Society shall at all times consist of at least 85% of full members.

Associate Members

Persons who are not medical practitioners but are registered in terms of the Health Professions Act or who are involved with the discipline or medical science associated with the Special Interest Group concerned, shall be entitled to apply for Associate Membership, provided that the professional body of which they are members, does not object. Associate Members shall not have voting rights in matters affecting the Association/Society, and their participation in the activities of the Association/Society shall be limited to professional and technical matters.

Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership, as defined in the Memorandum and Articles of Association of SAMA, may be granted by the Executive Committee of the Association/Society to persons who qualify for such membership in terms of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of SAMA. Honorary Members shall be entitled to such privileges as may from time to time be determined by the Executive Committee of the Association/Society.

Unattached Membership

Unattached Membership, as defined in the Memorandum and Articles of Association of SAMA, may be granted by the Executive Committee of the Association/Society to persons who qualify for such membership in terms of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of SAMA. Unattached Members shall be entitled to such privileges as may from time to time be determined by the Executive Committee of the Association.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Be a part of the national organisation of Public health medicine specialists
  • Reduced rate for annual conference
  • Free quarterly newsletter
  • Regular update about the public health medicine as a profession
  • Reduced rates for certain journals and publications

JOINING THE SOCIETY

To join the Association, please do the following:

  • Fill up membership application form SEE LINK
  • Deposit R 100.00 as annual membership fees at the Account given below, using your name as a reference:
  • Medical Administrators Group
  • Bank:
  • Branch/ Branch code:
  • A/c No:

Use your name as reference

Please fax your deposit slip along with the Membership form to:

Treasurer

Fax:

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