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MDCN SWEARS IN FOREIGN DOCTORS, PARENT REACTS.

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new doctors must respect the old ones in the profession- Prof.

We have enough space to employ all of you- registrar

long finger nails is not our culture- provost

its my happiest moment- parent

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) swears in new foreign trained medical and dental graduates on Monday 25th, June 2019.

The foreign trained Medical and dental graduates submitted themselves to self assessment here in Nigeria as conducted by the regulating body and this are those that passed assessment test.

Dr. Tajudeen A.B Sanusi, Registrar, MDCN speaking to our correspondent after the ceremony said there is enough space to employ them as a global standard in medical practice. In Nigeria for example, malaria is common everywhere, medicine is a global practice in such that wherever you train as long as its not in that area, you must subject yourself to self assessment test which this set of medical graduates has done. A healthy Nation is a wealthy Nation. Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) is an agency of Federal government set up for the regulation of medical, dental and alternative medicine practice in Nigeria. It was established by an act of parliament, 1963 now coded as cap M8, laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004. The Mandates of the Medical and Dental council of Nigeria is to regulate the training medical, dental and alternative medical practitioners, alternative medicine practices, determine the knowledge and skills of these practices and registration/licensing of qualified practitioners.
The regulatory body is there to take complains if there is any, investigate, if after investigation the doctor is found wanting, he/she is transfered to the disciplinary committee for action.
Professor R.A.S Balogun a professor of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care was the Chairman
of the Occasion. In his address he noted a scenario where a Junior colleague refuse to shake hand with a senior colleague. He said, ‘the new doctors must respect the old doctors. He admonished doctors not to exaggerate religion as a professional.
A parent, Dr. Tajudeen Afolabi, an environmentalist and director in the ministry of environment in Lagos expressed his appreciation to the almighty God for making his daughter scale through the huddles. little Dr. Miss Afolabi left the shores of Nigeria to study abroad, came back and face the assessment test. she made it to the list of the exceptional on the feild of medicine and dental. He said,’i am a doctor of environment and my daughter is a medical doctor. He advice parents to train their children to give them peace.

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