Arab Council in Iraq
The establishment of the Arab Council for Medical Specialties:
All Arab countries have begun to decline the policy of relying on obtaining a high foreign certificate as a justification for giving the title of specialist to the doctor. As this certificate does not require a sufficient amount of training, which allows the doctor to perform this role efficiently as well as loss of time and money and depriving the country of his services during his absence in addition to the great difficulties experienced by the doctor to find a training center gives him the required medical skill.
The Arab Ministers of Health responded to this issue and gave it the most attention to all their conferences since their first conference in Cairo in 1969. The Council of Arab Ministers of Health, at its third session held in Kuwait in February 1978, adopted Resolution No. 20 approving the establishment of the Arab Council For medical specialties. The Supreme Council of the Arab Council of Medical Specializations held its first session in Kuwait on January 2, 1979, and adopted the statutes and rules of procedure of the Arab Council of Medical Specialties.
Iraq is one of the founding countries of the Council of Arab Ministers of Health, which resulted in the establishment of the Arab Council for Medical Specialties. The fourth conference of Arab Ministers of Health in Iraq was held in 1975. The resolution No. 1 approved the establishment of the Council of Arab Ministers of Health and resolution 9 / Medical