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“NOTICE to all NAMIBIAN FOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATE:Pre-internship Evaluation Notice:  Kindly take note that the Medical and Dental Council of Namibia (Council) will conduct a Pre-Internship Evaluation for Foreign Trained Namibian Medical Graduates on Friday, 26th January 2018. You are hereby cordially informed to make the necessary arrangements in preparation for that day. Invitation letters for those that have applied with the Council will be sent soonest.  You are thus requested to treat this notice as a form of an invitation to sit for the pre-internship evaluation in order to start with your preparation before the formal invitation letter is sent to each individual applicant. The due date for the application to sit for the pre-internship evaluation is the 22nd January 2018.


As from the 8 June 2016 medical students enrolled at an educational institution outside Namibia who wishes to obtain practical experience or exposure in Namibia and who have successful completed not less than 3 years medical education must apply to the Medical and Dental Council for registration as medical students before they may be allowed to enter hospital and health facilities in Namibia for such experience or exposure".

Equally from the same date all dental graduates will be expected to undergo one year internship. As per the attached regulations. Click here to view the regulations

Promoting the health and well-being of Namibia's population Determining and upholding standards of Education and Training Setting, maintaining and promoting good standard of professional practice ...Read more.

The Health Professions Councils of Namibia consists of five (5) Councils established by the following Acts:

Medical and Dental Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004)

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Pharmacy Act, 2004 (Act No. 9 of 2004)

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Nursing Act, 2004 (Act No. 8 of 2004)

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Allied Health Professions Act, 2004 (Act No. 7 of 2004)

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Social Work and Psychology Act, 2004 (Act No. 6 of 2004)

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36/37 Schonlein Street

Windhoek West

Windhoek, Namibia

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Monday to Friday: 7:30 to 16:00

Lunch time: 13h00-13h30

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