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WELCOME

Dear Esteemed Delegates,

The Ministry of Health Zambia is delighted to extend a warm welcome to you all as you gather for the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) conference to be held between 11th and 15th August 2024 at Avani Resort in Livingstone. We are honored to host this important event and to have the opportunity to engage with colleagues from across the Continent and beyond to discuss critical health Regulatory issues and share best practices.

The theme of this year's conference, "Regulation in the Era of Artificial Intelligence," is particularly timely as we work together to build a stronger, more resilient health system that can withstand the challenges of the present and future Technological advancement and impact technology has had on the health sector, particularly in Artificial Intelligence.

We look forward to engaging in meaningful discussions, learning from one another, and forging new partnerships that will help us to improve the health and well-being of our communities.

Thank you for joining us, and I wish you all a productive and inspiring conference as you enjoy the Zambian hospitality and smiles.

Sincerely,

Hon. Silvia T. Masebo. MP.
Minister of Health, Zambia


MP-ZAMBIA

HON. SILVIA T. MASEBO. MP.

MINISTER OF HEALTH, ZAMBIA

The 26th Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) International Conference under the theme
“Regulation in the era of Artificial Intelligence”
will be hosted by the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ).
It is scheduled to take place from 11 – 15 August 2024 at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort , Livingstone, Zambia.


MESSAGE FROM OUR HOSTS [AMCOA & HPCZ]

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, Prof. Joel Okullo, and the Chairperson of the Health Profession Council of Zambia, Prof. Mulindi Mwanahamuntu, it is our greatest pleasure to warmly invite you to the 26th Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) International Conference and look forward to insightful and fruitful dialogues.

ABOUT THE HOSTS
About the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA)
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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.

About the Health Profession Council of Zambia (HPCZ)
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In accordance with the, the Health Professions Act No. 24 of 2009 of the Laws of the Republic of Zambia, the Council is mandated to regulate the Health Sector.

In accordance with the Health Professions Act No. 24 of 2009, the Health Professions Council of Zambia’s principal functions are as follows:

Register health practitioners and regulate their professional conduct; License and regulate all health facilities both public and private; and Accredit health care services which are provided by health facilities.
About Zambia
ZAMBIA
Located in Southern Africa, Zambia is home of the Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World - the only one in Africa. The country enjoys a tropical climate - offering a 'passport' to sunshine all year round.

Zambia is the birthplace of the Great Zambezi River (Kalene Hills), Africa's fourth largest river, whose 2,700-kilometre journey gives life to the Victoria Falls in Livingstone and Lake Kariba in Siavonga, meandering in a total of 6 countries before forming a delta and releasing into the Indian Ocean..

Zambia is an award winning destination with a list of accolades : most peaceful country in Africa ( Global Peace Index (2015), in the Top 10 of the 50 destinations that will be 'hot' in the next 10 years (Business Insider ), top three fastest growing destinations in the world (UNWTO), surprising places billionaires would like to visit in 2016/2017 (Forbes Magazine 2016), second most attractive destination for French travellers in 2016 (Liloga.com), 11 amazing ways to experience Africa from the air (CNN.com), Top 10 Best swimming pools in the world-the 'Devils pool' (Trip Advisor)

CONFERENCE VENUE
AVANI VICTORIA FALLS RESORT, ZAMBIA
Experience Zambia’s Tourist capital from Avani Victoria Falls Resort, conveniently located near the Victoria Falls, one of the world’s top wonders.
An impeccable 4-star luxury hotel that boasts an array of facilities that cater to the needs of discerning travellers.
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

SATURDAY, 10 AUGUST 2024

Exhibition & Registration Build up

SUNDAY, 11 AUGUST 2024

Registrations
Welcome Reception

MONDAY, 12 AUGUST 2024

Official Opening
Conference Day 1

TUESDAY, 13 AUGUST 2024

Conference Day 2

WEDNESDAY, 14 AUGUST 2024

Half Day Conference
Conference Closure
AMCOA Technical Meetings
AMCOA Gala Dinner

THURSDAY, 15 AUGUST 2024

AMCOA Annual General Meeting
Delegates Departure
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