SAMA Annual Conference 2024


The SA Medical Association (SAMA) is planning a medical conference targeted at medical doctors and key stakeholders. The conference theme, Towards Strengthening Health Systems, presents a significant opportunity for industry stakeholders to fortify strategic networks that will ultimately influence health policies and create a pandemic preparedness framework, post COVlD-19. It will also unpack the imperatives that are needed to strengthen healthcare systems, which impact both the public sector and private practice.

Goals and Objectives

  • Deliver global and local understanding of the Health systems through Trends & Experience Advocate for Evidence-Based Policies and reforms that can lead to more efficient health
  • Enhance Knowledge and Understanding through research findings, and best practices in health system strengthening
  • Advocate for ethical governance in South Africa and the rest of the world.
  • Foster Innovation and Technology Adoption for real world evidence solutions.
  • Advocate for the preservation of the medical profession through building resilience of healthcare systems in the face of unforeseen challenges, including pandemics, disasters, and
    public health emergencies.

Target Audience

  • Medical doctors from various specialties.
  • Medical researchers, scientists, and academics.
  • Medical interns, community service doctors.

Conference Theme

  • The conference will focus on ”Strengthening Health Systems.” The USP lies in the opportunity for medical professionals to gain insights into strengthening health systems and sharing expert knowledge across diverse medical fields.