THE ROLE OF THE HEALTH REGULATOR IN THE DELIVERY OF UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

ELEPHANT HILLS RESORT VICTORIA FALLS ZIMBABWE
17 – 21 July 2019
23rd Annual Conference


Proudly hosted by
MEDICAL AND DENTAL PRACTITIONERS COUNCIL OF ZIMBABWE

Invitation from AMCOA 2019 Organising Committee

On behalf of the Organising Committee, we invite you to the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) Conference 2019. The conference provides 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. Held annually, the AMCOA Conference attracts approximately between 150 to 250 global health leaders from over 20 different countries including:

  • Representatives of organisations that are members or associates of AMCOA
  • Board members and staff of medical regulatory authorities
  • Medical educators and accreditors of medical education
  • Board members and staff of other health practitioner regulatory authorities
  • Agencies that deal with complaints about health practitioners
  • Government agencies who are involved in medical workforce and regulation

The 2019 AMCOA Conference is hosted by the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (MDPCZ), a statutory body established in terms of Section 29 of the Health Professions Act (Chapter 27:19) whose responsibility is to regulate the medical and dental professions in Zimbabwe. The functions of the Council inter-alia are to REGISTER, EDUCATE AND DISCIPLINE the medical and dental professions.

The conference will focus on The conference will focus on

THE ROLE OF THE HEALTH REGULATOR IN THE DELIVERY OF UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE.

Below are some of the topics encompassing the theme of the conference:

QUALITY ASSURANCE AS A PREREQUISITE FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF THE REQUIRED HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH
  • REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION & TRAINING
  • PRACTICE

PATIENT SAFETY AND COMPENSATION FOR HARM

  • PRACTICE PLATFORMS
  • APPORTIONMENT OF LIABILITIES

FINANCIAL RESOURCE STRATEGIES FOR THE DELIVERY OF UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

  • QUALITY OF SERVICE PROVIDED
  • IMPLICATION OF FINANCIAL MODELS/MECHANISM ON QUALITY OF CARE AND PROFESSIONALISM OF PRACTITIONERS.

HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING AS A RECIPE FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

  • REVIEW THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF EACH SPHERE OF GOVERNMENT IN RELATION TO HEALTH SERVICES
  • UNIFIED POLICY ON FOREIGN TRAINED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS TO ADDRESS SHORTAGES OF SKILLS
  • MECHANISMS TO ADDRESS CORRUPTION RELATED TO THE ABUSE OF HR SYSTEMS

The Conference is aimed at providing a platform where African and International medical regulators, policy makers and academics share ideas, experiences and learn from each other with a view to enhance the health of the population of Africa.

A diverse programme involving both 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 practice, education, registration and regulation, and facilitating the ongoing exchange of information among medical regulatory authorities.

The Conference will also provide networking opportunities through a unique social programme and experience majestic feel of the Victoria Falls.

Who Should Sponsor?

Any organisation wishing to promote and profile their organisation within the healthcare environment.

  • Pharmaceutical Companies
    • Ethical
    • Generic
    • Research
  • Medical Technology
    • ICT
    • Equipment
    • Devices
  • Biotechnology
    • Medical Funding Institutions
    • Medical Schemes
    • Administrators
  • Financial Institutions
  • Wellness Companies
  • Hospital Groups
  • Car Manufacturers
  • Electronic device companies
  • Mobile Health companies
  • High value product companies
  • Computer training companies

More Information

For more details on the sponsorship please download the sponsorship prospectus