ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) is hopeful of getting accreditation of World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).

According to a statement, WFME team recently visited Pakistan to conclude its evaluations and assessments of medical education programmes of Pakistan in order to grant accreditation.

President PMDC Prof Dr Rizwan Taj said that the WFME recognition of the PMDC and its Accreditation Programme will enable all graduates of colleges licensed by the PMDC will have the ability to train and work in the US and internationally without any restriction.

He said the final decision of the WFME would be communicated in due course as per their process. “Undoubtedly, PMDC has worked hard in the last few months to achieve accreditation. As soon as any decision is communicated it will be shared with the public,” he said.

“WFME is a well-recognised international organisation dedicated to enhancing the quality of medical education worldwide.

Published in Dawn, December 9th, 2023

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