The Mine Medical Professionals’ Association was founded in 1997. The members of the association profession comprise of doctors and other health care professionals working in or interested in the mining industry.
The aims and objectives of the Association are:
(a) To study, discuss and to bring to the attention of its members any matters of medical and general interest pertaining to the mining industry.
(b) To promote the interests of the Medical Profession in the mining industry.
(c) To formulate and review guidelines for a desirable standard and scope of medical practice within the mining industry.
(d) To promote and organise continuing medical education.
(e) To promote medical research by members.
And To foster a friendly relationship of exchange of views among members of the Association and with the other organisations connected with the mining industry.