Heath PS calls for Standardization of Medical and Dental training and Practice across Africa.


Nairobi, Friday February, 24,2023

Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health, State Department for Public Health and Professional Standards Dr. Josephine Mburu has called for standardization of Medical and Dental training and Practice across Africa.

Speaking when she met the leadership of the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) leadership, the PS said standardization will enhance opportunities for training, research and work for practitioners across the continent.

Kenya is the founding member of AMCOA whose primary purpose is to support medical regulatory authorities to protect public interest by promoting high standards of medical education, registration of dental practitioners as well as facilitating the ongoing exchange of information among medical regulatory authorities.

Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Councils currently hosts AMCOA Committee Secretariat. Kenya is currently hosting AMCOA Annual Capacity Building Workshop. The objective of the work is to equip regulators with skills in core governance, operational functions and strategic planning.