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In accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the Constitution of the HSA, any person registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA) as a Homoeopathic Practitioner, Homoeopathic Intern or as a Homoeopathic Student will receive membership of the Association upon receipt of the application form and relevant payment of membership fees.
A. Full membership (par. 5.1.1 of HSA Constitution)
Any person registered as a Homoeopathic Practitioner or Intern with the AHPCSA may become a Full Member of the Association.
1) Full Membership (Practitioner), with other related sub-category options:
a) Practitioner (Grade 1) – a practitioner in their first year* of registration as a homoeopathic practitioner after completing the MTech programme (50% Discount)
b) Practitioner (Grade 2) – a practitioner in their second year* of registration as a homoeopathic practitioner after completing the MTech programme (20% Discount)
*Proof of date of registration required together with the application for membership
c) National Board Member – any participating member of the HSA National Board is entitled to a 20% discount in membership fee, excluding students and academic staff.
d) Associate Membership (par. 5.1.5 of the Constitution) - any practitioner/intern that is registered in terms of legislation or other recognised process in a Southern African country is eligible for HSA membership that confers all privileges of membership and rights of voting on matters that may affect their own region or privileges. (Full fee payable) [Available as of 2014/12/01]
2) Other Full Membership Categories - (50% Discount)
a) Retired - this is relevant only to complete retirement and does not provide for semi-retirement.
b) 70 and older - qualifying age for 50% discount is 70 years.
c) Fulltime Academic Staff - only relevant for registered practitioners who are fulltime academic staff members of DUT, UJ or UWC
d) Intern - registered interns with the AHPCSA
e) Fulltime student - registered practitioners who are fulltime students receive a 50% discount. Please be sure to provide proof of registration as a fulltime student together with membership application / renewal.
3) Life Member & Honorary Member (par. 5.1.3 of HSA Constitution)
a) Life membership (par. 5.1.3 of the HSA Constitution)
Members who have been Full Members of the Association for at least 25 (twenty five) years in aggregate, shall automatically become Life Members. The Association's National Board may, if justifiable, at its discretion grant Life Membership to a Member who does not meet this requirement. Life Members enjoy all the rights and privileges of Full Membership at no cost.
b) Honorary membership (par. 5.1.4 of the HSA Constitution)
The National Board may elect prominent scientists and other persons residing within or outside the Republic, as Honorary Members if they have in the opinion of the Board made valuable contributions to the advancement of Homoeopathic science or to the welfare and benefit of the Association.
B. Student membership (par. 5.1.2 of HSA Constitution)
Any person registered as a Full-time Homoeopathic Student or Student Intern with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa may become a Student Member of the Association. Student Members enjoy all the rights and privileges as stipulated in the Constitution and at a reduced membership fee.