West African Postgraduate Medical College (WAPMC)

Collège Ouest africain des physiciens et chirurgiens

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History

Dec 1972, as a joint body for West African College of Physicians (WACP) and West African College of Surgeons (WACS) (WACP and WACS are its Constituent Colleges). Originally an agency of West African Health Community (WAHC).

Aims

Supervise the promotion of, and control standards in professional postgraduate medical education in West Africa; accredit institutions for professional postgraduate medical education; assist in providing facilities for professional postgraduate medical education in disciplines or in participating countries where they do not already exist; arrange or sponsor periodic lectures by distinguished personalities; be a certifying body for professional postgraduate medical qualifications and set up appropriate examining bodies for this purpose; award diplomas of the Constituent Colleges.

Activities

Conducts postgraduate medical examinations. Runs revision and update courses for doctors. Holds seminars and workshops for doctors and other medical personnel. Operational research into diseases in the West African Sub-region. Secretary is ex officio member of #E0908.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 12 countries
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UIA Org ID

F6089

Last News Received

2002
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