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Kenya Medical Association

Kenya Medical Association (KMA) is a voluntary membership organization open to all medical and dental practitioners registered in the Republic of Kenya. The Association currently has over 2,000 members countrywide. The Kenya Medical Association (KMA) was founded in 1968 and incorporated in 1973 under the Company’s Act Cap 486 as a company limited by guarantee. Its mandate was originally concentrated on the welfare of doctors as well as safeguarding of professionalism and quality of healthcare. Over the years though, the Association has grown in stature and scope into a high profile player and partner in many sectors of national development, at policy level as well as in operation of services directly and indirectly related to health.The Kenya Medical Association is a national association of doctors and dentists and is mandated by its members to promote the quality practice of medicine in Kenya. KMA holds a strategic position in health sector policy by being in membership of national decision-making boards for the practice of medicine and the protection of patients in Kenya. KMA is using its national professional reach as the only sector player where professionals can bring their input for personnel matters. The day-to-day running of KMA is vested under a National Executive Committee (NEC) which consists of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, AssistantSecretary and Treasurer, all elected biannually by the Association’s registered members. The KMA Secretariat is housed in the Association’s headquarters, situated within the city of Nairobi. The Secretariat is the “engine” of the organization and has about ten (10) employees.KMA runs most of its activities through thematic standing committees. The National Governing Council (NGC) is the decision making body which administers the affairs of KMA in accordance with the Association’s Memorandum of Association and Articles. Currently, the NGC of KMA meets quarterly.Any registered medical practitioner in Kenya is eligible to join KMA. KMA has over 1500 registered members of various specialties. Members are required to renew their membership by paying an annual subscription fee of KSh 5,000. To ensure that KMA meets its mandate to the satisfaction of its members and the general public, the Association has strategic plan to clearly define its purpose and to implement a structured system for carrying out and evaluating the success of its activities.

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Society conference, meetings and events acts as an excellent bridge between the scientific researchers across the globe. These meetings are wonderful global platform for knowledge exchange, sharing, networking and collaboration. With the similar intention and motive PULSUS through cmesociety.com is all set to explore series of Medical Conferences in USA, Europe, and Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions throughout the world during 2017-18. These conferences will focus on different topics such as Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Nutrition and  Food safety, Gastroenterology, Immunology, Nephrology, Neurology and Psychiatry, Nursing and Palliative care, Oncology and  Pathology ,Ophthalmology ,Surgery,  Toxicology,  Paediatrics and many more.

USA Medical Societies: There are nearly 500 medical societies and association in United States of America which covers wide range of medical fields which includes cancer, immunology, cardiology, diabetes, neurology, nephrology etc.  Many national, international, worldwide societies and associations are present in USA. Some societies are also located in different other countries, whereas their head offices are located in USA. As of today approximately 105 Cancer Societies, 35 Immunology societies, 75 Cardiology Societies, 35 Diabetes societies, 52 Nursing societies, 36 Toxicology societies are located in different parts of USA  such as Baltimore, Chicago, Florida, California, Texas, Georgia, Illinois and Ohio.

European Medical Societies: In European region there are almost 425 medical societies and associations located in UK, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Norway and Netherlands. Next to USA, Europe is considered to have excellent research facilities and infrastructures. There are almost 52 Pathology societies, 25 Immunology Societies, 32 Nursing Societies, 42 Neurology Societies, 20 Dermatology Societies, 19 Dentistry Associations, 105 Cancer Associations and 34 Ophthalmology societies  along with many other societies and associations,  these societies were established with an aim of improving the scope and interaction among the researchers and the scientific world.

Asia- Pacific Medical Societies: Asia is the largest and the most populous continent. There are many medical societies and associations in different countries, which will be almost 575 societies in number approximately. Majority of the societies are located in Australia, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines and Singapore. In Asian countries there are around 98 Cancer Societies, 110 Diabetes Societies, 85 Food and Nutrition Association and Societies, 42 Cardiology Societies, 21 Nephrology Societies and many other societies on diverse field are present in Asia- pacific countries which are contributing towards the research world.

Middle East Medical Societies: Societies and Association located in the Middle East region are almost 376 in number. These are mostly located in Turkey, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. In Middle East, nearly 44 Dentistry Societies, 32 Cancer Societies, 52 Diabetes Societies, 25 Surgery Societies, 74 Pediatrics Societies along with many other societies, associations and organizations are supporting the researchers and scientists to accomplish their researches in the particular research field.