About FPD


The Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) was established in 1997 as a department in the South African Medical Association (SAMA). In 2000, FPD was registered as a separate legal entity (Registration Number: 2000/002641/07). The South African Medical Association, a non-profit company, has a 90% shareholding, while the remainder of the shares are employee-owned.

The FPD Group Includes

Foundation for Professional Development (Pty) Ltd
(Reg. No. 2000/002641/07)


FPD Property (Pty) Ltd
(Reg. No. 2005/014826/07)

Health Science Academy (Pty) Ltd
(Reg. No. 1994/006219/07)

Medical Practice Consulting (Pty) Ltd
(Reg. No. 2008/024971/07)

African Health Placement (Pty) Ltd
(Reg. No. 2011/128026/07)

Brighter Futures Tuition
(Reg. No. 2014/235180/07)

Professional Provider Orginisation Services
(Reg No. 2015/070045/07)

Glue Plus Africa
(Reg No. 2012/224654/07)

FPD also manages the following NGO’S

Foundation for Professional Development Fund
(Reg. No. 2004/002765/08)

Dira Sengwe Conferences
(Reg. No. 2003/002398/08)

South African Institute of Health Care Managers (SAIHCM)
(Reg. No. 2004/004290/08)