Government notification n° DGS/SD2C/2006/529 about the training of specific health professions within the framework of the Action Plan against FGMs
Circulaire DGS/SD 2C n°2006-529 du 13 décembre 2006 relative à la formations de certaines professions de santé dans le cadre du plan de lutte contre les mutilations sexuelles
The information was last updated in 2013 and may not accurately represent the present situation. It makes a reference to the United Kingdom as a member of the European Union and was published before the UK's withdrawal from the European Union on the 31 January 2020.
This notification points out the need to improve the training of future practitioners (midwives, nurses, child nurses) with respect to FGMs. The document briefly sketches the existing policy framework, indicates some prevalence data and the different types of FGM. It also indicates in which modules of the respective curricula of targeted groups of professionals a specific course on FGM should be included.
Ministry of Health, General Directorate for Health
Gynécologie sans frontières, http://www.gynsf.org; http://www.sante.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/Circulaire_MSF_SF_PM.pdf