Kenya-Cuba doctors training deal in the mire

Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDU) Nairobi branch Secretary-General Thuranira Kaugiria addresses his colleagues on February 13, 2017 at Kenya Railways Club in Nairobi. He says that family medicine courses in Kenya encompass surgical disciplines. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Cuban course takes 4,494 hours and is supposed to mirror the Kenya Master in Family Medicine programme.

The absorption of 48 Kenyan doctors on State-sponsored training in Cuba is likely to face hurdles after it emerged that the medical board cannot licence them after they graduate.

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