MMDC (Maldivian Medical & Dental Council) requires all doctors working at present to be re registered.
Article 58 of the Health Care Professionals Act 2015 states that all the medical/dental practitioners in Maldives should be registered in MMDC.
In addition, article 51 of the Act, states that its mandatory for health practitioners to obtain a license to practice from MMDC and in effect from Feb 13, 2016 it would bean offense, punishable by law to practice in Maldives without a license.
MMA in collaboration with HPA (National AIDS program) and with the support of WHO holds a CME on 1st December 2015, to raise awareness and to end the stigma at workplace towards patients and families with HIV/AIDS.
CME was inaugurated by WHO representative to the Maldives Dr Arvind Mathur.
DGHS – Dr Sheeza Ali
President MMA – Dr Fathimath Nadhiya
Sessions were conducted by Dr Ali Nazeem, Clinical focal point, National HIV program. Dr Nazla Rafeeq, Head of Communicable disease – HPA, Mr. Abdul Hameed, Focal point – AIDS program
Participants from IGMH, HMH, VMH, ADK hospital were present at the program.