Government notification n° DGS/SD2C/2007/98 about the training of students in Faculties of medicine within the framework of the Action Plan against FGMs
Circulaire interministérielle n°DGS/SD2C/2007/98 du 8 mars 2007 relative à la formation des étudiants en médecine dans le cadre du plan de lutte contre les mutilations sexuelles féminines
This notification jointly issued by the Ministries of Health and Education, points out the need to improve the training of future practitioners (physicians, obstetricians, gynaecologists…) on 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 curriculum in medicine a specific course on FGM should be included.
Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research; Ministry of Health and Solidarity
Ministère de l'Education nationale, http://www.education.gouv.fr; http://www.sante.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/circulaire_formation_medicale_mutilatio...