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Egypt's Sisi approves law regulating medical profession

MENA , Tuesday 1 Oct 2019
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President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved Monday law No. 153/2019 amending some provisions of medical profession law No. 415/1945 after it had been passed by the parliament.

The new law included amendments to articles 2 and 3 of the previous law.

Under the introduced amendments, those holding a bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery from an Egyptian university after a six-year study period are required to spend a one-year mandatory training to be eligible for registration in the health ministry's relevant register.

However, the mandatory training period is one year longer for those who got their degrees after a five-year study.

Also eligible for registration are the graduates holding a foreign qualification equivalent to the degree granted any Egyptian faculty of medicine.

According to Article (3), graduates must pass the national medical practice test initial registration, which is valid for five years to be renewed for similar periods.

Based on the amendments to Article (2), graduates undergoing mandatory training will be entitled to a monthly training payment equal to 80 percent of the total pay received by resident doctors.

Moreover, amendments to Article (3) will apply to graduates of 2018-2019 academic year onward.

The law has been published in the official gazette.

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