MDC

OUR MANDATE

The Medical and Dental Council is the statutory agency under the Ministry of Health established under Part II of the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act, 2013 (Act 857) responsible for the regulation of the training and practice of medicine and dentistry in Ghana. 

OBJECT

The object of Council as provided for under section 27 of Act 857 is to secure in the public interest the highest standards in the training and practice of medicine and dentistry in Ghana.

ETHICS AND INDUCTION

There is going to be Ethics Seminar and Induction Ceremony for newly qualified Medical and Dental Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.
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The Registration Examination for Foreign Trained Doctors — February 2024 OSCE starts from Monday, 26th – Thursday, 29th February, 2024

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Compulsory six (6) months clinical attachment for Foreign-Trained Medical and Dental graduates
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PLACEMENT ON THE SPECIALIST REGISTER

Following the advent of the specialist register, practitioners who were already registered and subsequently acquired specialist certificates from other jurisdictions wondered whether they were required to sit Council’s registration examinations per the existing examination standards and whether the new OSCE format of examinations also applied to them.

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Notice on Status of Medical and Dental Degree Certificates Issued by Ukrainian Medical and Dental Schools from 2022 and Online Medical and Dental Training

The Medical and Dental Council, Ghana wishes to inform the general public that Medical and Dental Degree Certificates issued by Medical and Dental Schools from Ukraine from 2022 will NOT be honoured FORTHWITH by the Medical and Dental Council, Ghana until when normal academic activities resume. Read more

REGISTRAR’S VISIT TO THE BONO REGIONAL HOSPITAL

The Council in order to increase its presence and access to both practitioners and members of the general public has over the years established zonal offices in the Northern, Ashanti, Western, and the Eastern Regions.

LAUNCHED POLICY DOCUMENTS

Accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes for the year 2023. 

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REGISTER IN NUMBERS

Council as part of its mandate is required to keep registers of duly qualified Practitioners

11,265

Medical and Dental Practitioners

6,388

Physician Assistants

WCEA ONLINE CPD FOR PRACTITIONERS

The MDC together with The World Continuing Education Alliance is providing all practitioners with a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) online platform and Mobile Application.
The App now contains Free COVID 19 resources from the NHS and Health Education England and a wealth of other Free CPD resources from internationally respected educators will soon be added.
Please complete your registration now so we can send you the instructions to download the App and your username and password.

MDC GHANA & WCEA CPD PROJECT

CPD Statistics

Medical and Dental Council

“Guiding the Professions, Protecting the Public”

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