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Dominican Republic

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology

http://www.mescyt.gob.do/

Duration and levels of accreditation

5 years

Accreditation standards

Evaluation process

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Mandatory

Description of accreditation organization

Government Authority

Nationally mandated review to ensure compliance with minimum standards.

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Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP)*

www.caam-hp.org

Duration and levels of accreditation

Full (4 years); Provisional (2 years)

Accreditation standards

https://www.caam-hp.org/documents

Evaluation process

https://www.caam-hp.org/documents

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Voluntary

Description of accreditation organization

Independent entity

The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) is the legally constituted body established to accredit medical, dental, veterinary, nursing, and other health professions programs leading to professional degrees required for practice in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states.

* This accrediting agency is currently recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Programme for Recognition of Accreditation Agencies. This recognition by WFME does not imply that all medical schools operating in this country are currently accredited by the agency. Please refer to the accrediting agency directly for information regarding the accreditation status of specific medical schools.

[Last update: October 8, 2020]