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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25 Apr 2016

We are delighted to announce the start of the building of The AMECA Clinic at Chilaweni. In a ceremony on May 3rd, The Minister of Health, Dr Peter Kumpalume, will lay the foundation bricks. We extend our deepest gratitude to the community at Chilaweni, who have liaised so wonderfully from the start and of course […] Read More ▶

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