National Medical Commission
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
World Federation for Medical Education
World Health Organization
English is predominantly used by all people in the Philippines. English is the medium of Medical Education.
The Philippines is an Asian Country very near India. One can reach the Philippines by frequent daily flights from India very easily
The weather conditions in the Philippines are the same as that of India. Hence health care problems will be analogous to those of Indians
The cost of Medical Education is well within the reach of Middleclass families in India.
Students have experience with maximum number of patients during In-House Patient reatment Training which provides a rich experience.The student-patient ratio here is appreciated in all other countries.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) Both the MBBS and MD of Philippines are awarded on the basis of the Medical Education and the Patient Treatment experience. Both degrees are equal in their value
Kindly refer to the list of approved degrees in various countries at the website of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. www.ecfmg.org.) MBBS is the degree awarded by the British way of Medical Education while MD is awarded based on American Educational System.
Five years and One year Internship.
To get admission into this MD Course, one should have got through in 12th Standard with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. A minimum scoring of 50% in all subjects is compulsory. The student must have got through in the English Language also.
The Internship (Clerkship) done in Philippines is accepted in India by NMC (National Medical Commission).
Yes, you can. You have to get through the ‘Screening Test’ of the NMC and the Internship Training successfully. Then you can practise anywhere in India.
A student who has completed his Medical Education in any foreign country has to pass through the Screening Test. If he fails, he can take it up for any number of times
Yes. One has to register either with the State Medical Council or National Medical Commission to practice as a doctor in India. After registration, he can compete for any job both in Government and Private Hospitals.