879 foreign-trained doctors, dentists join medical practice in Nigeria

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, yesterday in Abuja, inducted 862 foreign-trained medical and 17 dental graduates.


According to Hassan, 1,042 candidates presented themselves for the assessment organised by the MDCN in June 2021 at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.


“A total of 1,042 graduates sat the examination; 1,019 medical graduates and 33 dental graduates out of which 862 medical graduates passed and 17 dental graduates passed, giving an overall pass rate of 83 per cent pass for the medical .

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, advised the newly-inaugurated practitioners to continue in the quest for knowledge while assuring them of equitable availability of housemanship training space

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