Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) is a professional body whose main goal is to champion the practice of medicine for the benefit of society through research and ethical practice. In doing this, ZMA upholds the values and morals of society, the values of democracy, accountability, transparency and good governance. Collectively as members of ZMA, we are determined to practice our profession in accordance with the ethical standards of practice of medicine. In this regard, we recognise the rights of an individual to health and we further recognise the equal worth of men and women and are alive to the social determinants of health and how they impact the health of our people.
With a membership of over 2500 and growing with over 300 new members per year,ZMA has undergone significant growth since its inception both in numbers and visibility.Equally,members of ZMA continue to enjoy expanded scope of benefits and representations from the association.
OTHER BENEFITS OF ZMA MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE:
- CONTINOUS MEDICAL EDUCATION-we carry out regular CME's for our members and award CPD points which are a Pre-requisite for continued registration with Health Professsion Council of Zambia.
- INSURANCE-All ZMA members are eligible for legal representation,professional Indemnity,motor vehicle insurance and funeral cover.
- LOANS & SCHOLARSHIPS-Members have access to loans with some financial institutions such as banks and can also get discounts at some learning institutions such as Universities.
- PROFESSIONAL SERVICE-All departed members are sent off in a dignified way by the profession..
- A VOTE-A vote at the Annual General Meeting.This is the highest policy organ of the association.Members have the chance to shape the association policy and healthcare in Zambia.
- SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE-ZMA creates a platform for members to attend international Conferences.
- REPRESENTATION AND CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP TO THE WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION - ZMA sits on a couple of parastatal boards and has access to Government and other political leaders. Meaning through ZMA, we have a chance to influence the direction our country is taking on so many fronts.Also,we have a platformof working with other associations and can take part in activities influencing medicine at an international level.