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    P.O.Box 16115
    Lourdel Rd, Kampala
    Tel: +256 414 345 844
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    Email: info@umdpc.com

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UMDPC is responsible for regulating the medical and dental professions in the Republic of Uganda in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behavior, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.


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With Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Healthcare practitioners in Uganda have a responsibility to continually update their professional knowledge and skills for the end benefit of the patient or client.

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Welcome to Uganda Medical & Dental Practitioners Council

The Medical and Dental practitioners’ council regulates the Medical Officers and Dental Surgeons professionals in the country. It was first set up in 1913, but it has been passing through sequence of regulations to improve medicine which is dynamic. The act which is active which put us in place now is the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Act 11, of 1996 .


The council is mandated by Ministry of Health – Uganda to foster good medical practices, to keep the registers of the qualified Medical officers and Dental Surgeons in the country and to promote high standard of medical education by ensuring that what is taught in Medicine and Dentistry is acceptable internationally. We are also mandated to protect the public from malpractice of the professionals by disciplining the errant ones, advise government on medical and dental professions as well as educating the public on professionals matters related to medical ethics.


To become a reputable council that protects society from abuse of medical and dental practice as well as research on human beings in order to effectively contribute to a healthy and productive population.

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