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Medical Association of Malta

The Medical Association of Malta is a professional association for doctors in Malta. It is affiliated to the World Medical Association.

It was founded, initially as the Medical Officers Union, in 1954 by Dr Vincent Tabone.[1]

Mr. Gordon Caruana Dingli is the president of the Council of the association for 2014/6.[2]

It organised a satellite meeting for the Commonwealth People’s Forum during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015 which was held in Malta in November 2015. Sir Michael Marmot spoke on social inequality.[3]

It opposes private sector involvement in the management of the Maltese health system.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rudolph, Uwe Jens; Berg, Warren G (2010). Historical Dictionary of Malta. Maryland: Scarecrow Press. p. 215. ISBN 9780810873902.
  2. ^ "The Council 2014 - 2016". Medical Association of Malta. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  3. ^ "'Social inequality bad for our health'". Times of Malta. 25 November 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Doctors' union issues warning on government plans for private sector involvement". Times of Malta. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.