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The Medical  Council of Tanganyika is a Statutory body established under Section 3 of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act, Cap. 152 (2002 RE) of the Laws of Tanzania. The Council is  vested with legal powers to oversee medical and dental practice in Tanzania. In particular, the Council has been empowererd to ensure  safe and effective practice for medical doctors and dentists. Generally, the Council has the duty  guide  members of the profession and  protect the public against undesirable practice.

Fuctions of the Council

The functions of the Council are generally to carry out the provisions of the Medical and Dental Practitioners, Cap 152, and rules made thereunder, and in particular:

  • To keep and maintain the Register of medical or dental practitioners, registered or licensed under the Act or to keep the Rolls of clinical officers or dental therapists and to keep the list of Clinical assistants;
  • To publish in the Gazette the names, addresses and qualifications of all newly     registered medical or dental practitioners and licensed assistant medical or dental practitioners, at interval six months or as may be determined by the Council
  • To publish in the Gazette, at intervals of every two years, a list containing the names, qualifications and addresses of all medical or dental practitioners on the Register as remaining at the close of the previous year;
  • To restore into the Register, Rolls or List the names of persons previously erased from the Register, Rolls or List;
  • To administer caution to, or censure, or order the suspension from practice or direct erasure from the Register, Rolls and List of the names of medical or dental practitioners, allied medical or dental practitioners convicted of an offence or who after due inquiry by the Council found guilty of infamous professional misconduct;
  • To register, license, enrol or enlist persons who fulfil the requirements set out under this Act.
  • To evaluate and determine as the Council deem fit, the kind of training in medicine or dentistry in respect of which the holder of a certificate may be recognized for the time being by the Council as furnishing sufficient guarantee that the holder possesses the requisite knowledge and skill for the efficient practice of medicine and dentistry.etc.

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REGISTRATION PROCESS:
IF YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED IN THIS SYSTEM AND WANTS TO UPDATE YOUR REGISTRATION KINDLY CLICK THE LOG IN BUTTON ON THE LEFT CORNER OF THIS PAGE. IF YOU WERE PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED AND YOU HAVE NEVER MADE APPLICATION KINDLY CLICK REGISTRATION BUTTON AND PROCEED BY CREATING PERSONAL PROFILE BY FILLING THE QUESTIONAIRE PROVIDED. AFTER SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION CLICK MEMBERSHIP LOGIN AND PROCEED BY APPLYING THE RELEVANT REGISTRATION TYPE AND UPLOADING YOUR DOCUMENTS. IN CASE THE SYSTEM REPORTS “You are already registered”. KINDLY VISIT THE OFFICE FOR ASSISTANCE.
APPLICANTS WHO INTEND TO PRACTICE IN TANZANIA FOR A SHORT TERM FROM (1-12) MONTHS, SHOULD DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM ATTACHED BELOW, FILL THEM PROPERLY AND SEND THE DOCUMENTS TO THE REGISTRAR OF MEDICAL COUNCIL. SUCH APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT DO ONLINE APPLICATION.
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