18 May 2023 A workshop on how to develop a question bank for the profession practice exam

The Egyptian Health Council, in cooperation with the Dental Sector Committee of the Supreme Council of Universities and the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, organized on Thursday, May 18, 2023, a workshop on how to set up a question bank for the profession practice exam for new graduates from dental faculties after the end of the training year (internship). The workshop was Prof. Mohamed Latif, CEO of the Egyptian Health Council. Professor  Ehab Kamal, Assistant Minister of Health for Training Affairs, also attended the workshop. He explained the mechanisms of applying the national exam that qualifies for obtaining a license to practice the profession.

In the presence of:

  Prof. Tariq Salah, Chairman of the Dental Sector Committee of the Supreme Council of Universities

Prof. Mohamed Dia Zine El Abidine, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University

Prof. Dr. Karim Mustafa Al-Batouti, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry for Education and Student Affairs

Prof. Jehan Salah Sadeq, Consultant of the Orthodontics Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University

  This is at the headquarters of the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University. Muhammad Latif presented the role of the council in the next phase and the objectives it carries out in developing the level of medical and health training for doctors and workers in various medical specialties and for graduates of medical and health faculties, and testing them to verify that they fulfill sufficient qualification for safe medical and health practice, to ensure the improvement of health services in the Arab Republic of Egypt, according to The general health and medical policy of the state.

As well as achieving integration and cooperation in the field of health training between the Council and the various scientific bodies and councils in all the same disciplines inside and outside the Arab Republic of Egypt, to achieve international standards for safe health practice, and to keep pace with the Council for scientific progress.

His Excellency also presented the activities of the Egyptian Health Council as follows

1. The national exam for practicing the profession.

Developing and supervising standards, procedures and rules for exams that qualify for obtaining a license to practice medical professions and the Egyptian Board, in coordination with the competent authorities, and approving them.

2. The Egyptian Board.

The Council grants an accredited certificate called the “Egyptian Board” to all graduates of the faculties of the health sector after passing the training program and the standardized test for each of the health specializations subject to the provisions of this law.

3. Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Adoption of scientific, vocational training and higher health specialized programs for post-university education, and approval of professional certificates for those who pass these programs in the various branches of medical health work from the concerned training authorities accredited by the Council.

4. Establishing records for workers in the public and private health sectors.

5. Establishing national records for diseases and medical interventions.

6. Guidelines.

7. Standards for the application of professional ethical charters.

His Excellency also opened the door for discussion to answer the questions of the attending professors, and all their questions were answered.

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