Providing sustainable
medical education and care in African countries.
About us

Founded in December 2006 by Ruth Markus, in memory of her only child Alex.  AMECA is committed to healthcare delivery, training healthcare professionals and to healthcare education in sub-Saharan African countries, through sustainable initiatives. O[...] Read More ▶

In memory of Alex

About Alex By the age of 23, Alex was a junior doctor, a British Army officer and a qualified paratrooper. “Life was very much up for grabs for Alex and I doubt if I will ever know anyone else who made as much of his time as he did. The huge amount[...] Read More ▶

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09 Apr 2018

We are really excited to have our first place in the 2018 London Marathon, which takes place later this month. Nick Thomas, son of AMECA’s Clinical Director Paul Thomas,  gained a place in the marathon for AMECA. The proceeds from Nick’s run will be used to sponsor the 5-year College of Medicine fees for a […] Read More ▶

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