Welcome to SAMWUMED

SAMWUMED is a national accredited, self-administered medical scheme offering the most affordable medical cover for local government employees.

The Scheme's underlying principles support the view that all South Africans are entitled to quality healthcare at a fair cost and that society must unite to ensure its adequate funding. As such, SAMWUMED sees itself as more than just a facilitator for healthcare transactions but as a guardian of our members' rights.

South Africa: New Tech Offers Hope of Tackling TB

Face masks incorporating satellite tracking and cough samplers are among the new technologies being tested to help researchers in South Africa try to control the epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

read more>>

World Health Organisation declares Ebola virus outbreak an international public health emergency.  


read more>>

SAMWUMED Product launch 2014
The Scheme would like to thank all the HR specialists who took time out of their schedules to attend the well attended 2014 Product Launches that took place around the country from September to October 2014. We are looking forward to a collaborated effort between the Scheme and these important stakeholders.


read more>>