Unsplashed background img 1

Dear valued stakeholder

On behalf of the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA), the Health Professions Council of South Africa invites you to the 21st Annual Conference 2017. The conference will provide an opportunity for heads of medical regulatory bodies to gather and exchange knowledge as well as expertise on various medical challenges within the African continent.


The conference will focus on the advancement of technology and its future in the medical field. 

  • Medical technology from the stethoscope to the robot doctor
  • Regulation across Jurisdictions
  • Regulation of Electronic or Digitised Medicine
  • Telemedicine
  • Use of Social Media in Healthcare
  • Modernisation of regulation in relation to team based delivery care
  • Technology in chronic care
  • Litigation – who is liable? The doctor or the machine?
The diverse programme involving both International, African and local speakers will underpin AMCOA’s purpose – to support medical regulatory authorities in Africa in the protection of the public interest by promoting high standards of medical education, registration and regulation, and facilitating the ongoing exchange of information among medical regulatory authorities.