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Contact Information
Professional Associations Center, Shmaisani, Amman P.O.Box 915 Amman, Jordan
Tel: 962 6 566 6161
Fax: 962 6 568 6435
General Description
Aims of the Association:
1/ Upgrade, organize, protect and defend the medical profession.
2/ Cooperate with the Ministry of Health and all the institutions and agencies concerned with raising the health standard, and providing people with the best possible medical services.
3/ Bring the medics together and safeguard their rights and dignity.
4/ Observe the professional code of ethics.
5/Secure a decent life for doctors and their families in times of hardship and old age.
6/ Enforcing strong links with Jordanian medical doctors living outside Jordan and with Arab and foreign medical associations and other medical bodies.
Dr. Mohammad Awran was reelected as a president of The Medical Association representing the Green List which regroup the liftest & Nationalist with 1586 votes against 1243 votes for Basim Dahani who is representing the white list ( The Islamist). About 2900 doctors were participated in these elections from 5900 registered doctor.
The association was officially set up in the year 1954 .
Constitutional Framework
The association is functioning in accordance to the Jordan Medical Association Law N 13 for the year 1972, and the amending law N18 for the year 1985. In its relations with the executive power, The Medical Association is depended to the Ministry of Health.
(last updated: 25-May-2003)

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