The 25th Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) International Conference under the theme “Team Based Care and Regulation for the Attainment of Universal Health Care” will be hosted by the Rwanda Medical and Dental Council (RMDC). It is scheduled to take place from 04 – 07 September 2023 at the Marriott Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda.
The conference will host health regulators, academics, health professionals, policy makers and members of the public. The aim is to facilitate an exchange of information and meaningful collaboration among health practitioners’ regulatory authorities, which will provide for the development of concepts and new approaches in health practitioner regulation.
On behalf of the President of the Association of Medical Councils of Africa, Professor Simon Nemutandani, and the Chairperson of the Rwandan Medical Council, Dr Afrika Gasana Guido, it is our greatest pleasure to warmly invite you to the 25th Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) International Conference and look forward to insightful and fruitful dialogues.
Push and Pull factors
Free movement of Health Practitioners (Trade Agreements)
Practitioner Mental Health and Wellness
Safe practice environment
The role of a responsive professional regulator
Malpractice and Litigation prevention strategies
Responsibility of the Health Practitioners
Role definition and responsibilities of practitioners in team-based care
Task shifting and Task Sharing
Meeting WHO ratio levels
Harmonisation of Training Standards
The Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) is an Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities in Africa.
The primary purpose of the association is 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.
The Association further exists to provide guidance to healthcare professional registered by member states with a view to ensure the provision of quality healthcare by the way of guidelines on various aspect of healthcare delivery such as setting standards for education and training, ethics guidelines, encouraging Continuous Professional Development (CPD) among others.
The main objective of the Rwanda Medical and Dental Council is to protect the population as we guide the profession through establishing standards and guidelines that regulate the medical & dental practice.
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