The Zambia Medical Association has today, 25th February, 2021 inducted 115 Medical Doctors and 31 Dental Surgeons from the Copperbelt University, Michael Chilufya Sata – School of Medicine.
ZMA President, Dr. Chisele led the new Doctors in reciting the Oath. HPCZ Registrar, Mr Bwembya implored the inductees to be ethical in their conduct and uphold the tenets of good Medical Practice. Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Jonas Chanda encouraged the new doctors to uphold professionalism, excellence, live by the advise they give their patients, and reminded them that is it their duty to protect the image of the profession and that of the health sector. ZMA congratulates the Doctors and wishes them well as they join the profession.
The ceremony held mostly virtually was graced by the Minister of Health, Honourable Dr. Jonas Chanda, MP. The ZMA Executive was led by Association President – Dr. Samson Chisele, ZMA Vice President – Dr. Kazuma Seke, ZMA Secretary General- Dr. Masiku Phiri and ZMA Publication Chairperson – Dr. Gabriel Mpundu. The Copperbelt University was led by Vice Chancellor- Professor Nason Ngoma, Deputy Vice Chancellor- Professor Paul Chisale , Registrar- Mrs. Helen M. Mukumba and the Dean Michael Chilufya Sata SOM – Professor Seeta Siziya. The Health Professions Council of Zambia(HPCZ) Registrar – Mr Bwalya Bwembya and Residents Doctors Association of Zambia(RDAZ) executives were all in attendance.