Mission

Mission (Act 833)

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Functions and Structure

The Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (The College) was established by Act 635 of 2003 and revised by Act 833 of 2011. The mandates of the College as stipulated in Act 833 are:

  •  Promote specialist education in Medicine, Surgery and related disciplines
  •  Promote continuous professional development in medicine, surgery and related disciplines
  •  Promote postgraduate medical education and research in medicine, surgery and related disciplines and
  •  Contribute to the formulation of policies on sound health and public health generally.
To achieve its mandate the College:
  • medical_dictionaryOrganizes and supervises specialist training, promote Continuous Professional Development and support postgraduate research in medicine, surgery and related disciplines
  • Conducts specialist examinations in medicine, surgery and related disciplines
  • Publishes journals and pamphlets
  • Awards diplomas and certificates on completion of specialist training and confers professional distinctions
  • Fosters cooperation with other institutions with similar objectives
  • Initiates and participates in actions and discussions aimed at sound health and formulation of public policies on health and
  • Performs any other functions that are ancillary to the objects of the College