The committee formed according to Cabinet Resolution No. 92 of 2020 discusses determining annual admission plans in the colleges and departments of the Medical, Health and Health Group
The committee for determining the annual admission plan in the colleges of the medical, health and health group held its third meeting today, Monday at the Ministry of Planning, headed by the Technical Undersecretary of the Ministry of Planning, Dr. Maher Hammad Johan, in the presence of the Director General of the Studies, Planning and Follow-up Department at the Ministry of Higher Education and the Director General of the Planning Department in the Ministry of Health as well For the Director General of the Department of Human Development in the Ministry of Planning, the Syndicate of Dentists and the President of the Iraqi Pharmacists Syndicate, as well as the Director of the Department of Private University Education in the Ministry of Higher Education and the Director of the Department of Education Policies in the Ministry of Planning.
The Technical Undersecretary of the Ministry, Dr. Maher Hammad Johan, stressed during the meeting the necessity of setting criteria and indicators for admission to the medical, health and health group for the next ten years. He added that these criteria will be based on detailed and statistical information about the country's need for these specializations and absorptive capacities in universities and a clear planning vision for population growth, as well as the need for statistical information from the ministries of higher education and health about the available infrastructure. For her part, Director General of the Department of Human Development in the Ministry of Planning, Dr. Maha Abdul-Karim Al-Rawi said: The main dimension that the Ministry of Planning adopts to determine the admission plan is the need of society and the labor market and the spatial dimension of colleges and universities, especially the medical, health and health group specializations, taking into account the national development plan in terms of The number of medical staff in relation to the number of the population and indicators related to the number of health institutions and their absorptive capacities, adding that the committee will take into account the numbers of doctors, dentists, pharmacists and those with supportive health and health professions based on the opinion of professional syndicates, taking into account global indicators and available numbers and measuring the gap in terms of need The Ministry of Health and the outputs of the Ministry of Higher Education in public and private education.