About The Association

The Mine Medical Professionals’ Association


Originally founded in 1921, it was known as the Mine Medicals Officers’ Association. Over the decades the organisation changed its name a few times until it settled on the Mine Medical Professionals’ Association. The members of the association comprise of doctors and other health care professionals working in or interested in the mining industry.

The aim and objectives of the Association are: To study, discuss and to bring to the attention of its members any matters of medical and general interest pertaining to the mining industry. Continuing medical education is encouraged as well as fostering a friendly relationship of exchange of views among members and with other organisations connected with the mining industry.

By arranging meetings, seminars, symposiums and other networking opportunities for its members MMPA fulfills its purpose of promoting and discussing important matters relating to the medical field in mining.


Membership of the Association shall consist of: Ordinary Members, Associate Members and Honorary Members. Ordinary membership is available to any full or part-time medical or dental professional registered with the HPCSA, whose work or interest is in the field of mining.

MMPA Congress 17-19 November 2023

You are invited to this unique event to reunite with the industry partners to reflect how health professionals have evolved and exchanging new ideas and exploring the future in this field.

The Congress will be targeted at all health professionals in the Health industry. It will also benefit interested practitioners, Health and Hygiene practitioners, researchers and managers.

Presentations will be arranged over two days the 17-18 November 2023 and a Golf Day on Sunday 19 November 2023.

The annual MMPA Gala Dinner will be hosted in the evening of the 17 November 2023.

If you would like to learn more information about this event, please see the following attached:

MMPA Congress 2023 Invitation

MMPA Congress 2023 Booking Forms

MMPA Congress 2023 Programme

Upcoming Events

24th Annual Congress :
17th – 18th  November 2023

Golf Day:
19th  November 2023