Objectives and Philosophies
The objectives of the Association shall be to develop and promote the cultural and professional well-being of Chinese New Zealanders, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing shall include the following:
To be beneficial to the community by serving as a voice on matters of medical or health concern affecting Chinese New Zealanders in health research and government policy making.
To educate the general public and in particular the Chinese community of current and recurring health issues through the conducting of free Chinese and English language public seminars and health checks.
To be beneficial to the community by running a website providing/linking medical information for free download and to provide a free directory of registered medical practitioners specifying the Chinese language abilities of the members of the Association.
To advance education by supporting young registered doctors and medical students with developing and building their knowledge, skills and character through seminars, workshops, career evenings and activities.
To make grants by way of scholarships medical students for academic excellence and achievements.
To provide continuous education to its members through co-hosting international and local health conferences and seminars on current medical issues so as to enhance the skills and knowledge of its members in advising and educating the public.
To develop and provide a social and professional network for its members.
The full constitution of ACMA can be downloaded here.