Code of Ethics

All members of the ACTM, by virtue of their acceptance of membership in the College, are bound by the Code of Ethics.

Any member who breaches this Code of Ethics may forfeit membership, if required by the College Council, and surrender their certificate of membership.

  • Members must be responsible for the ethical and professional conduct in relation to patients, clients, employers, employees, associates, the public and research;
  • Members must be responsible for professional competence in performance of all their professional activities;
  • Members shall protect the professional interests, reputation and good name of the College and its members, or of any deserving professional organisation and its members, involved in tropical medicine or its associated disciplines; and
  • ┬áMembers shall seek to continue their professional development, shall actively assist in the professional development of new and other members of the College, and shall encourage the development of new and other members of the College, and shall encourage the development of expertise among non-members working in tropical medicine or its associated disciplines.