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The Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT) is registered as a Non Governmental Organisation under the societies ordinance SONO 4102. It was formed in 1965. The association brings together medical professionals eligible for practice in Tanzania.

MAT is an association of medical professionals practicing in Tanzania. The association has more than 1,000 registered members countrywide practicing in the private and public sector. Any medical practitioner registered by the medical Council of Tanganyika can be a member of the association.

Currently, the association is formed by 10 different associations namely;

  1. Tanzania Medical Students Association (TAMSA) - 1968
  2. Tanzania Surgeons Association - 1969
  3. Association of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians of Tanzania (AGOTA) - 1974
  4. Paediatric Association of Tanzania (PAT) - 1979
  5. Tanzania Public Health Association (TPHA) - 1980
  6. Tanzania Dental Association (TDA) - 1980
  7. Tanzania Diabetes Association - 1985
  8. Medical Women Association of Tanzania (MEWATA) - 1987
  9. Association of Physicians in Tanzania – 2000
  10. Tanzania Orthopaedic Association (TOA) – 2009

MAT Annual Report 2010

This is the first annual report since the association was established in 1965. It covers the period of implementation from January to December, 2010. The report is an important milestone for the association in demonstrating its commitment to implement the MAT 5 year strategic plan 2010 – 2015.

MAT has positioned itself as a partner in meeting health Millennium Development Goals 4,5 and 6 because of the major role played by medical doctors in leading implementation of health programs in the country.

The report aims to inform members and the general public on key activities that the association has been able to implement in 2010 and the challenges that need to be addressed in order to meet the needs of members and also raise the profile and the visibility of the association.
This report also aims to inform potential donors both local and international who will be interested to partner with the association in areas of mutual interest to strengthen local capacity as well as contribute to health development.

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Tanzania Medical Journal
The Tanzania Medical Journal is an interdisciplinary Journal intended for the publication of original research papers and review articles in any branch of biomedical science and its practice. Dec 2009 Issue is available for circulation, please contact MAT office.

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