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MDCN bows to power, scraps N900,000 fee for foreign-trained clinical doctors

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Published 25 December 2021The Clinical and Dental Council of Nigeria has withdrawn its circular over the obligatory fee of N900,000 by foreign trained clinical doctors, Saturday PUNCH has learnt.It used to be gathered that the selection to withdraw the circular came after public outcry.A highly urged source shared a circular on the matter with our correspondent in Abuja.The PUNCH had reported that the council had earlier presented that clinical graduates, who schooled abroad and sought to rob the council’s evaluate examination, would endure a six-month obligatory practicing, which would worth N900,000 for Nigerian citizens and N1.4m for non-citizens.The directive, which used to be heavily criticized by members of the public, came at a length when Nigeria used to be witnessing shortage within the preference of clinical doctors following big brain drain.Within the circular shared with our correspondent, it used to be observed that the council succumbed to the public outcry.The circular read in section, “Here is to say the total public that following the public reaction to the MDCN e-newsletter on the obligatory six-month teaching hospitals attachment programme for foreign-trained clinical and dental graduates, especially the petition by the coalition of fogeys of foreign-trained clinical clinical doctors to the National Meeting, and based mostly totally on the of the meetings the MDCN held with the leadership of the Joint Senate Committee on Successfully being and the Dwelling of Representatives Committee on Successfully being Care Services and products and the Dwelling of Representatives Committee on Public Petition, the MDCN hereby states as follows:“The MDCN hereby withdraws the e-newsletter on the six-month attachment for foreign-trained clinical and dental graduates and candidates are in actuality left with the discretion to seem at info that may maybe wait on them with the evaluate examination wherever after which another time they need. Candidates, who own paid the N10,000 registration expenses can own their money refunded.“The MDCN will post in due direction the curriculum for the practicing, which has been developed by the examiners to e-book the candidates in preparation for the examination.“The MDCN will additionally post the efficiency sample of candidates within the old examinations based mostly totally on the country of practicing in uncover to e-book members within the sequence of foreign universities for their wards and this could be performed and published after every subsequent examination.”Copyright PUNCH.All rights reserved. This topic matter, and diversified digital train on this web site, could presumably well now now not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in section without prior explicit written permission from PUNCH. Contact:

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