In a significant development, the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has announced an extension for payment and registration for its special remediation program. This program is specifically designed for students of Medicine and Dentistry who were unable to complete their studies due to the unforeseen disruptions caused by the conflict in Ukraine, which was scheduled to conclude by June 2022.
MDCN Extends Special Remediation Program Registration
|Extension Date 📅
|19th February, 2024
|Program Start 🚀
|26th February, 2024
|University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja
|Students affected by the Ukraine conflict, qualified in 2022 or before
|Extended for those who missed the Oct 2023 submission
|Target Group 🎯
|Medicine and Dentistry Students
|National Assembly 🏛
|The intervention led to extension
|Original Deadline ❌
|Extended from the previous cutoff
Extended Deadline for Payment and Registration
The MDCN, with the intervention of the National Assembly, has set a new deadline for registration and payment. The final date to complete these processes is now Monday, 19th February 2024. This extension provides a much-needed reprieve for affected students, allowing them additional time to secure their spots in this crucial programme.
Eligibility for the Special Program
This opportunity is open to applicants who graduated in 2022 or earlier but failed to submit their credentials to the Council in October 2023. The MDCN has opened its doors for these individuals to enrol in the special programme, ensuring that those impacted by the conflict have the support needed to complete their education and move forward in their careers.
Programme Commencement Details
The special remediation programme is slated to begin on Monday, 26th February 2024, at the prestigious University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja. This initiative underscores MDCN’s commitment to the educational advancement and professional development of its students.
Maintained Validity of Previous Information
It’s important to note that all other details previously advertised regarding the special programme remain valid. Applicants and interested parties are encouraged to refer to the initial announcement for comprehensive information on the programme’s structure, objectives, and requirements.
A Second Chance for Future Medical Professionals
The extension of the registration deadline for the MDCN special remediation programme is a beacon of hope for many students whose academic and professional journeys were abruptly halted by the conflict in Ukraine. By facilitating this programme, the MDCN not only aids in the completion of their education but also ensures the medical and dental fields continue to be enriched by qualified and competent professionals. This initiative is a testament to the resilience and support within the medical community, offering a pathway for affected students to resume their studies and achieve their aspirations in the medical and dental professions.
For students seeking to take advantage of this extension, prompt action is advised to meet the new deadline. This is an invaluable opportunity to complete your medical or dental education and contribute meaningfully to healthcare in Nigeria and beyond.
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