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Constitution

A draft constitution for the African Union of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences was presented before the Working Committee in its June 15, 2003. This was worked on and finally adopted as a working constitution on the 22nd of January 2004 at a General Meeting of the Union in Ghana.

The Constitution of AUBES is the following:

THE CONSTITUTION
AFRICAN UNION OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES

NAME
1. The name of the organisation shall be African Union of Biomedical 
Engineering and Sciences (AUBES), here in after addressed as the Union.

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE
2. The International Office of the Union shall normally be at the address of 
the Executive Secretary, but may be changed at the discretion of the 
Executive Council.

MISSION
3. The mission of the Union is to develop and advance the biomedical, 
health and well-being of African Nations through the use of modern as 
well as affordable and appropriate technology.

OBJECTIVE
4. The objectives of the Union are:
(a) To promote the development of biomedical engineering and sciences in Africa
(b) To support and coordinate the activities of member organisations in the Union
(c) To build capacity and broaden competencies in healthcare technology, 
maintenance and management for member organisations
(d) To advance collaboration between national and transnational societies, 
industry, government and non-government organisations engaged in health 
care and in biomedical research and its applications in Africa
(e) To provide appropriate policy guidelines in professional, educational and 
ethical matters
(f) To encourage and assist in the formation of organisations for biomedical 
engineering and sciences where such organisations do not exist
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