About the Ghana society for medical physics
Ghana Society for Medical Physics (GSMP) is Ghana’s professional body for medical physicists, supporting and representing our members and bringing together medical physicists from all over Ghana. GSMP was established in 2011 with ultimate aim of promoting the application of physics to medicine. The Society serves as checks and balances on the activities of professional medical physicists and contributes to the training of medical physics students in Ghana. With the passage of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act 2013 (Act 857), GSMP is mandated to regulate activities of medical physicists. Internationally, GSMP is affiliated to Federation of African Medical Physics Organizations (FAMPO) and International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP).
GSMP operates with Constitution, Code of Ethics and Practice Standards, and achieves its objective by:
- Encouraging, advancing and disseminating technical information, theory and practice of medical physics and related fields.
- Promoting a high level of ethical practice among medical physicists.
- Ensuring that medical physicists are engaged in technical procedures, which form part of patient care and treatment.
- Ensuring that medical physicists undergo certification examination and award of license to practice.