Health: Foreign doctors authorized to practice on Moroccan territory
The Board of Governors, meeting Thursday approved the bill n ° 33.21 which modifies and supplements the law 131.13 on the practice of medicine, specifying certain observations raised on this text.
Presented by the Minister of Health, this text intervenes for the implementation of the provisions of the framework law 09.21 on social protection which aims to broaden the base of insured citizens, said government spokesman Said Amzazi, specifying that this has been done. There is a need to open up broad prospects for strengthening medical human capital as a key element in the efficiency of the health system.
Thus, the project aims to review the conditions of access of foreigners to the practice of medicine, he said, recalling that King Mohammed VI had called for examining the possibility of opening up the health sector to foreigners. , which currently was not allowed.
Developed with the aim of reviewing the strict legal conditions imposed by law 131.13 relating to the practice of medicine by foreign doctors and in order to encourage the Moroccan authorities who practice medicine abroad to return to their country, this project of law aims to modify and supplement the legal regulations in force. at this address.
This is the opening of foreign and Moroccan medical skills abroad so that they can practice medicine permanently in the Kingdom, as well as the elimination of obstacles related to the practice of medicine, concluded Amzazi.