South African Medical Association

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) was formed in May 1998 as a way to unify doctors from various groups, who had a range of interests. Today, SAMA is a non-profit organisation for both private and public sector medical practitioners. The voluntary membership association aims to serve the needs and interests of its members in healthcare-related matters.

The core values of SAMA include: Professional; Leadership; Ubuntu; Innovative; Principled and Vibrant.