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Medical Council to decide on minimum standards tomorrow

 

The Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) will hold its final discussion on the minimum standards of medical education tomorrow, SLMC sources said.

According to sources, the SLMC members will come to the final agreement on the minimum standards of medical education at a meeting which is due to take place tomorrow at the SLMC.

After deciding the minimum standards of medical education, the Attorney General's Department will be informed.

There after the minimum standards of medical education will be gazetted, the sources said.

During a press conference held in May 18, the SLMC members stated that the minimum basic educational qualification required to register with the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) as a MBBS doctor in Sri Lanka is passing the Advanced G.C.E. Level Examination with two Credit (C) passes and one Simple (S) pass in the Science Stream or to have equal qualifications.