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The Standard Nomenclature and grading of Medical/Dental Practitioners is followed after consulting regional and international standards and best practices.

The basis for grading essentially divided principal criteria into mandatory and performance criteria.

The nomenclature is as follows :

a) General Medical Practitioners are graded into : Junior Medical Officers, Medical Officers, Senior Medical Officers & Chief Medical Officers,

b)Registrars/residents/post graduates trainees are graded into : Junior Registrars and Senior Registrars.

c)The specialist category are graded into : Junior Consultant, Consultant, Senior Consultant and Chief Consultant.

Common Mandatory Requirements :

  • Signed relevant application form
  • Evidence of required CPD credits (50 per year)
  • Current License to Practice
  • Valid Certificate of Good Status issued by the Council
  • Medical Degree (MD, Mmed) from recognizable University.
  • Evidence of grading fees payment (50,000 FRW paid on Ban Account Number 00040-0282401-67 in Bank of Kigali.
  • Clinical Portfolio endorsed by the head of institution.
    Absence or breach of any of these criteria, is an automatic disqualification for grading.

The Complete application materials should be submitted to the Secretariat of Rwanda Medical and Dental Council.

1.Click here to download the Grading Application Form for Specialist
2.Click here to download the Grading Application Form for General Practitioner
3.Click here to download the Portfolio template
4.Click here to download the Application form for Certificate of Good Status(CGS)
5.Click here to download the Grading Guidelines

For any assistance, do contact Vuguziga Thadee ( vuguziga@gmail.com, Tel : 0784808859)


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