Malawi Orthopaedic Association (MOA) is a National impartial and a non-political, non-profitable Coordinating, correlating and advisory body on Orthopaedic rehabilitation and other matters related to the neuromuscular and skeletal system. It was established in 1994.
The mission of the Malawi Orthopaedic Association (MOA) is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public.
The MOA will be the authoritative source for the optimum treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injury, will effectively communicate this information to the Orthopaedic and medical community and will seek to influence health care policy that impacts care and prevention of injury.
The MOA is adaptable, forward thinking and fiscally responsible and is composed of a diverse world-wide membership who provide care and improve the knowledge base for the treatment of injured patients. MOA members provide worldwide leadership through education, research and patient advocacy.
Collaborating with National and International bodies offering appropriate guidance and advice on Orthopedic rehabilitation and other matters related to the neuromuscular and skeletal system to avoid unwitting duplication of effort and to encourage maximise use of resources.
Affecting scientific exchange among its members through publication, correspondence regional or international courses, seminars and symposium.
Encourage, promote and assist in co-ordinating research, development, and evaluation activities related to Orthopedics throughout the country.
Encourage, support the effects of all those responsible for the education and training of the professions involved and when requested, correlate these activities throughout the country.
Encourage, guide, and support the effects of all those responsible for care of patients involving these important fields.
To take any other steps necessary for the carrying out of these objectives