n Medical Technology SA - Editorial
|© Publisher:||The Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists of South Africa (SMLTSA)|
|Journal||Medical Technology SA|
|Author||Pierre J.T. De Villiers|
|Publication Date||Jun 2010|
A professional society is usually a non-profit organization, seeking to further a particular profession (and its body of knowledge), the interests of individuals engaged in that profession, and the public interest. They generally strive to achieve a balance between two often conflicting mandates, namely the interest of the profession (and the individuals within that profession), and the public interest.
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