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2016 updated MCQs QBank for (Physician):  MOH UAE, HAAD, DHA, SLE(Saudi Licensing Exam), MOH Oman

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HAAD Exam
Eligibility requirements for Medical Doctors

  • All Medical Doctors (Physicians)/ Dentists: Must provide evidence of current license/ certification/ certificate of good standing from country, state, or province of origin, as well as license from country of current and previous practice. (Not applicable for UAE Nationals).
  • Consultants: If not currently practicing in a Western, European Union, or North American country, must provide evidence of current licensure and Certificate of Good Standing from the appropriate licensing authority. (Not applicable for UAE Nationals)
PositionQualificationsExperience (Relevant to the Position)
Consultant
Physician
a. Qualifications from Tier 1
b. Qualifications from Tier 2

* Current national license or equivalent

* Certified proof of yearly CME.
a. Tier 1:
*NLT 3 years relevant experience as a consultant or equivalent post board certification, with
NLT 2 years in the same country of certification or western accredited institution or equivalent (UAE national not applicable)
* For UAE national: working as a Specialist is equivalent to working as a Consultant.

b. Tier 2:* NLT 8 years full-time employment as a Consultant or equivalent by a World Health Organization (WHO) listed medical school (Teaching Hospital) or a fully JCI- or Canadian- or Australian-accredited hospital.

* UAE national: working as a Specialist is equivalent to working as a Consultant.
* Presentation of log-book listing full range of procedures performed as a Consultant with letter of certification from Ministry of Health (or equivalent institution) in country of origin.

For some positions, subspecialty fellowship training following primary specialty board may substitute for experience.
Specialist
Physician
a. Qualifications from Tier 1
b.Qualifications from Tier 2
c. Other countries not mentioned in Tier 1 and Tier 2.
Specialization Certificate obtained after a full time structured residency program/ course of NLT 2 years study duration in a university centre, teaching hospital or where appropriate, in a health establishment approved by the competent authorities.

It should involve the personal participation of the doctor training to be a specialist in the activity and in the responsibilities of the establishments concerned.
* Current national license or equivalent
a. Tier 1: No experience required.

b. Tier 2: NLT 2 years post qualification.
* UAE national: working for 1 year post qualification in same field of Specialty.

c. Medical Specialists equivalency table:
NLT 3 years experience as Specialist post qualification.
Medical
Practitioner
a. Graduate from a Medical school / college listed in the Directory of medical schools published by the World Health Organization (WHO) or

b. Graduate from a medical school / college listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) of the foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) (http://imed.ecfmg.org/search.asp)

*Current national registration/ license.

* Successful completion of internship.
* NLT 2 years relevant experience post internship (Hospital, P.H.C, ER, etc).

* UAE Nationals: On successful completion of Internship.

* Non National UAE residents: must be graduates from UAE universities/ colleges and successfully complete a UAE internship program.

* Acquisition of a post graduate qualification, which would eventually entitle the candidate for evaluation as a specialist according to the PQR criteria, would substitute for the 2 years post Internship experience.
Intern
Medical
a) Graduate from a Medical school / college listed in the Directory of medical schools published by the World Health Organization (WHO) or

b) Graduate from a medical school / college listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) of the foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) (http://imed.ecfmg.org/search.asp)
Not applicable
Tier 1 Qualifications: Eligible for Consultant (Physicians)
CountryQualification
1. America (USA)American Board- Certificates and Subspecialty Certificates. (only Boards approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties are acceptable)
2. AustriaFacharztfiplom (Diploma of Medical Specialist) issued by the Austrian Medical Chamber.
3. Australia/AustralasiaFellowship of the Royal College/ Colleges.
4. New ZealandFellowship of the Royal College/ Colleges.
5. BelgiumThe Belgium Board (Specialist Certificate) issued by the Minister Responsible for Public Health.
6. Canada1. Current Fellowship (The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons).
2.For Family Medicine: Certification by the College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC).
7. France1. Diploma of Specialized Studies in Medicine (D.E.S.) or
2. Certificate of Specialized Studies in Medicine (C.E.S.) or
3. Certificate of Specialized Studies in Medicine (The Council of the Ordre Des Medicines).
8. Germany(Facharzt) Specialist Certificate issued by the Chamber of Physicians.
9. IrelandCertificate of Specialist Doctor issued by the competent authority recognized for this purpose by the Minister of Health/ inclusion in the Irish G.M.C Specialist Register.
10. South Africa1. Fellowship of one of the Specialty Colleges (e.g. Medicine, Surgery, ect.) or
2. M.Med. degree (Master of Medicine).
11. SwitzerlandSpecialist, Fachartz, Specialista (awarded by Department Federal De I'interieur).
12. SwedenSwedish Board. Issued by the National Board of Health and Welfare.
13. UK1. Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (C.C.S.T.) or
2. Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T.) or
3. Inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register or
4. For General Practice (Family Medicine): Certificate of Completion of Training in General Practice issued by the PMETB and inclusion in the GMC G.P Register.
Tier 2 Qualifications: Eligible for Consultant (Physicians)

Required: Completion of NLT 3 years of postgraduate specialization sponsored by a World Health Organization (WHO) listed medical school or a fully JCI- or Canadian- or Australian-accredited hospital.
CountryQualification
1. Arab CountriesArab Board.
2. Czech RepublicDiploma of Specialization- Druheho Stupne (Diploma of 2nd Degree) Health.
3. DenmarkDanish Board (Specialist Certificate)issued by the competent Authority of Health Services.
4. EgyptMD: Doctor of Medicine (not PhD).
5. Finland1.Certificate of the degree of specialist in medicine issued by the competent authorities.
2. Examination or diploma to become a specialist awarded by one of the following universities:-
(Helsingin Yliopisto/ Helsingfors Universitet, Kuopion yliopisto, Oulun ylio.
6. FranceDIS
7. HollandSpecialization Certificate issued by the commission for Registration of Specialist (C.R.S.)
8. Hong KongFellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM)
9. HungarySza Korvosi Bizoniyitvany (Specialist Certificate) awarded by the Nemzeti Vizgabizottsag (National Board of Examination). Before 28 August 2004, this was awarded by the Ministry of Health.
10. IndiaDM, MCH.
11. IraqIraqi Board.
12. Ireland1. Memberships of Royal Colleges or
2. Fellowships of Royal Colleges
13. ItalyThe Diploma of Specialized Doctor issued by a university
14. Jordan1. Certificate of Higher Specialization or
2. Jordanian Board.
15. Lebanon1. AUB/Lebanese Specialty Board : Certificate of completion of residency and exit exam or
2. Saint Joseph University: Certificate of completion of residency and exit exam or
3. Lebanese University: Certificate of completion of residency and exit exam.
16. NorwayNorwegian Board (Specialist Certificate).
17. PolandDyplom Uzyskania Tytulu Specialty ( Specialist Diploma) awarded by the Centrum Egzaminow Medycznych.
18. Portugal1. Gran de Assistente (Assistant Grade) awarded by Ministry of Health or
2. Tetulo de Espcialista (Professional qualification of specialist) awarded by the professional association for medical practitioners.
19. Saudi ArabiaSaudi Board
20. SingaporeSpecialist Qualification awarded by the Specialist Accreditation Board
21. SpainThe title of Specialist awarded by the Ministry of Education and Science
22. SudanMD: Doctor of Medicine
23. SyriaSyrian-Specialization Certificate issued by the Specialist Training and Rehabilitation Authority
24. UK1. Memberships of Royal Colleges (MRCP) or
2. Fellowships of Royal Colleges (FRCP)
Qualifications Eligible for Specialist (Physicians)
CountryQualification
1. AlgeriaCertificate of Specialization
2. CubaFirst Degree of Specialization
3. Czech RepublicFirst Degree of Specialization
4. GreeceCertificate of Medical Specialization
5. IndiaMD or MS , DNB
6. IranIranian Board
7. PakistanFellowship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons (F.C.P.)
8. PhilippinesPhilippine Board
9. PolandFirst Degree of Specialization
10. RussiaCanidata
11. SyriaCertificate of Higher Studies
OtherPhD, MD, MSc issued by an accredited university (refer to Specialist criteria and the statement for the criteria for evaluation of certificates)
OtherOther countries Boards not included under the consultants table
Note:Qualifications not included in the above list: Must be referred to the Credentialing Section (HAAD)


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"I would like to work in Abu dhabi what is the procedure to be followed . Kindly reply. Thanks with regards."
Elangovan
Medical Qualification: MBBS 3year experience then completed MD. Year2015
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City Country: india
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"while applying for HAAD licence, i found that we need to attach the log book copies in the application. but we use to practice entering log books only during our intership. At our work place we dont follow any log book proceedure. can you kindly, pls advise on how to proceed on this. thanks in advance. "
Lokeshwari
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City Country: Chennai, India
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"i am 5.5 years post m.d. with holding fellowship in pediatric critical care from india. M.D. is done from MCI recognised medical college and fellowship is accredited by indian academy of pediatrics (IAP).presently I am working in pediatric intensive care unit in a super specialty hospital. Do i need to go through any written or oral exam or i can apply directly licensing procedure. how to initiate procedure. please guide. "
Dr. M. K. Singh
Medical Qualification: M.D. Pediatrics, fellowship pediatric critical care
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City Country: Delhi, India
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"Im intending to work in my fathers clinic in Abudhabhi..Ive two years experience including internship..Which exam can i attend now? Please reply "
Fathima Manal
Medical Qualification: MBBS
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City Country: Calicut, India
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"Why you not mention the certificate of libyan medical board ? Libyan board are recognised in UK,France,canada ,many of our colleague working as specialist holding libyan board in these countries...while saudia neglect to mention libyan borad ???? Any answer from you !!!! "
Gheith
Medical Qualification: libyan board of medicine
gheithbugaila@hotmail.com
City Country: benghazi,libya
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"I, desirous of working as Public Health Specialist/Primary Health Care Specialist in UAE. Please, guide me how to proceed! Thanking you in anticipation Regards "
Dr. Abdul Sattar Khan
Medical Qualification: MBBS, PgD (Nutrition), M.Sc (Community Health & Nutrition), M.S (Public Health), Pg Cert HRHM (UK)
dr.sattarabbasi@gmail.com
City Country: Islamabad, Pakistan
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"Hello!!i have a query,does clearing mrcp 1 n 2 will give an exemption from UAE licensing exam as GP?"
Faseeha
Medical Qualification: Mbbs
faseeha.aftab1@gmail.com
City Country: Uae( Abu dhabi)
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"Hello!!i have a query,does clearing mrcp 1 n 2 will give an exemption from UAE licensing exams?thankyou!! "
Faseeha
Medical Qualification: Mbbs
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City Country: Uae( Abu dhabi)
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"I m freshly graduate, dont have any experience, and dont know any thing about these exams, when I would br eligible for these exams.plz give me info . whole details. Thanx "
Bakhtawar soomro
Medical Qualification: M.B.B.S
minsa.samo@yahoo.com
City Country: Hyderabad Pakistan
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"I got the offer letter for physician assistant from clevland clinic at abu dabi al maryah island, PLEASE TELL ME IT IS ALLOWED FOR BAMS DOCTOR WITH 8.5YR EXPERIANCE."
VIKAS SHIVAJI KATKAR
Medical Qualification: BAMS
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City Country: Thane West
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"MBBS 2002 (WHO Listed Medical College,Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka,Bangladesh) Anaesthesiology,MD 2011 ( MCI recognized University,Institute of medicine,Tribhuvan University teaching hospital) 5 years work experience in the same hospital as Cardiac Aanaesthetist AFTER MD in anaesthesiology WHAT DO I NEED TO WORK AS A CARDIAC ANAESTHETIST IN DUBAI/ABUDABI? WHAT WOULD BE MY PAY SCALE PER YEAR? "
ashish
Medical Qualification: MBBS,MD
amatyaashish151@gmail.com
City Country: Kathmandu,Nepal
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"I have post MD internal medicine experience of 1. 5 yrs. I have heard that we require post MD 3 years experience to apply HAAD.. Does this experience require 3 years in one institution or it can be from multiple institutions."
Vinu Abraham
Medical Qualification: MD INTERNAL MEDICINE
vinuab62@gmail.com
City Country: India
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"I have done mcps in 2008 then mcps in gynaecology & obstetrics in 2012 And have experience of three and half year how can I apply now for practising in use thanx ."
saima asghar
Medical Qualification: Now mobs mcps in gynaecology &obstetrics
www.saima31985@Gmail.com
City Country: raw alpinism pakistan
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"I have a masters degree in Family Medicine from South Africa and I intend to work in the UAE. What licensing examinations am I required to under take. Are there any exemptions. Thank you "
Dr. Udeh E
Medical Qualification: MBBS, MSC (Family Medicine)
ejyks12@yahoo.com
City Country: gaborone
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"Doing postgraduation of MS in gynae n obs in pims hosptl islamabad 2 year copmletetd also wants to give MRCoG, plz inform me about haad exam wants to be in UAE "
Aisha qamar
Medical Qualification: MBBS
aishamsqamar@yahoo.com
City Country: ISLAMABAD,PAKISTAN
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"I want to work in dubai.currently Im working as senior resident in llrm medical college meerut. Ive done my mobs from King Georges medical college,lucknow. "
Faisal mumtaz
Medical Qualification: MS general surgery with 2 years government experience
faisalcool01@Gmail.com
City Country: Meerut .India
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"I would like to work in Abu dhabi .I have about 5years robust work experience .what is the procedure to follow.Kindly reply.thanks "
Egwuonwu obinna
Medical Qualification: MBBS
Email: egwuonwuof@gmail.com
City Country: Enugu, Nigeria
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"Currently doing my intern year. Is Postgraduate fellowship in Surgery from Pakistan recognised in the UAE? "
Saeed
Medical Qualification: Mbbs
Email: Saeedlatifkhan@yahoo.com
City Country: Islamabad, pakistan
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"I would like to work and do residency in neuro surgery in Abu dhabi. i have about 3years experience.please how do i go about it. "
Odo Emmanuel k
Medical Qualification: MBBS
Email: kencooi2003@yahoo.com
City Country: Nigeria
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"i want to apply for haad.I have done mbbs and have one and a half year experience postinternship..I will be sitting for mrcp part 1 exams next year in jan..will I be exempted from experience criteria then? will they take me after one and a half year of experience? "
sarah
Medical Qualification: MBBS
Email: sara.khimani@yahoo.com
City Country: karachi,pakistan
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"I am consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Pakistan since1990 and also worked in gov hospital and King Edward Medical College as Assistent professor for three years and then established my own hospital OMC Hospital in Lahore .I want my registration In UAE/AbuDhabi to practice privately in some private hospital . "
Chaudhry Mazhar iqbal
Medical Qualification: MBBS,MS Orthopaedics
Email: chaudhrymazhar@yahoo.com
City Country: Lahore pakistan
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