A total of 529 foreign-trained medical and dental graduates failed the assessment examination conducted by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
This is according to the examination report obtained from the MDCN on Sunday.
The two-day assessment examination was conducted on Wednesday, July 12, and Thursday, July 13, 2023, at the University College Hospital, Ibadan in Oyo State.
The MDCN said 704 medical and 30 dental foreign-trained graduates participated in the assessment examination.
The council, however, said only 189 medical graduates and 16 dental graduates passed the examination.
It also revealed that 515 medical graduates and 14 dental graduates failed the examination.
The MDCN regulates the practice of Medicine, Dentistry, and Alternative Medicine in the country to safeguard the nation’s health care system.
Written by: Kevin Nwabueze
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