Asian Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (AFCMA)

Fédération asiatique des associations médicales catholiques
Federación Asiatica de Asociaciones Médicas Católicas

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1960, as the Asian Regional Federation of C-XC1857 - International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations. 1st Congress: 1960, Manila (Philippines).


Coordinate efforts of Catholic medical associations in the study and spread of Christian principles throughout the medical profession in general; encourage development of such associations in all countries of Asia to assist Catholic physicians in moral and spiritual development and in academic advancement; take part in general development of the medical profession and promote health and social work in accordance with Christian principles; study and report on problems confronting Catholic medical professionals in Asia.


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General Council (meets at least every 4 years). Officers: President, 2 Vice-Presidents, Secretary-General/Treasurer. Executive Committee (meets at least once a year), comprising officers and one representative of each member Asian country. Ecclesiastical Advisor appointed by D-XD5358 - Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC).


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GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being



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