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Postgraduate Medical Education Residency Program Intake 2018


About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) was founded in 2006 is a unique public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan & France, a French NGO – La Chaine de L’Espoir/Enfants Afghans and the Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan University Hospital. FMIC embodies a sign of hope for the medical care of children in Kabul. The Institute has risen to the challenge of charting a course towards sustainable health solutions for Afghanistan. It is the first ISO certified hospital in Afghanistan, aiming to provide compassionate, accessible, cost-effective, high quality care services to the population of Afghanistan. Currently the hospital provides 94-bedded inpatient care for Children and adults, including 16 beds for paediatric intensive care, four operation theatres, a department of radiology which includes CT-Scan and MRI capabilities, a state-of-the-art laboratory, a 24 hour pharmacy service and outpatient services for the adult population in medical and surgical specialties. FMIC now offers 17 bed adult cardiac care with a state of art cardiac catheterization laboratory. This year FMIC will also offer 52 new beds for maternal care and a 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit.

FMIC also runs a Postgraduate Medical Education and is considered a training hub for healthcare professionals. Through its eHealth programme, FMIC offers telemedicine and eLearning services to hospitals in Bamyan, Badakshan and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Khorog in Tajikistan.

FMIC is working towards expansion of its health services towards establishing a comprehensive 400 bed Academic Medical Complex in Kabul, which will serve not only the Afghan population but Central Asia as well, as a medical Center of excellence.

Job Summary

The PGME Programme offers an excellent training environment with close faculty supervision. To complement the training, residents will have access to Continuing Medical Education Seminars, guest lectures by eminent scholars, health sciences library, skills lab and good audio visual and IT facilities. Beside rotation to teaching hospitals in Kabul, residents will have rotations to AKU Hospital in Karachi for clinical training. They will also benefit from other related training being offered by AKU. At the end of successful completion o training the graduates will be awarded Diploma of Specialization by MoPH and Participation Certificate by AKU.

Job Details

Date Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Reference: FMIC/HR/114
Closing Date: 15 Mar 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 8 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Health/Medical Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Service Contract Years of Experience: 0 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

The PGME Programme at FMIC is accredited by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and planned and being implemented with active support from the PGME Programme of the Aga Khan University (AKU), Pakistan.
FMIC is pleased to announce the induction of residents for 2018. Applications are invited from Afghan physicians for the following residency programmes:
1. The 5 Years Paediatrics Surgery 1 positions
2. The 4 Years Paediatrics Medicine 1 positions
3. The 4 Years Anaesthesiology 1 positions
4. The 4 Years Paediatrics Orthopaedic 1 positions
5. The 4 Years Radiology 2 positions
6. The 4 Years Pathology 2 positions





Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Health/Medical

Submission Guideline

Requirements: The training programs are open to all academically qualified Afghan physicians of either gender, regardless of religion, race, creed, colour or domicile. FMIC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Females are strongly encouraged to apply. We have the honour of the first-time female consultants’ graduates in Afghanistan as:
• First time 2 Paediatric female surgeon
• First time 1 female Pathologist graduated
• First time 1 female Radiologist
The potential candidate must have:
 MD Diploma or equivalent degree from MoHE and MoPH recognized institutions
 Must have passed the MoPH Entrance Exam for PGME Programme
 Must pass FMIC Entrance Test and go through the interview process
I. Entrance Test: The Entrance Test brings uniformity in the system and is useful for short-listing appropriate candidates. The aim of the Entrance Test is to test mostly the basic medical knowledge of candidates at graduate level as well as English knowledge.
The Entrance Test will be in English language, comprising of Multiple Choice Questions in basic health sciences, respective discipline (Medicine and Surgery), and public health and on English language. The date for the Entrance Test will be communicated to the individual shortlisted candidate later.
II. Interview: The short-listed candidates in the Entrance Test will be invited to appear in the interview. The aim is to assess attributes of the candidate in clinical science and also other than medical knowledge, that is, professionalism, ethics, analytic and interpersonal and communication skills.
Terms and Stipend: The appointment of selected residents will be for one complete residency duration; however, it will be subjected to satisfactory performance on annul basis. All selected candidates are required to follow FMIC Residency and HR Policies which are in line with the regulations of MoPH and AKU. Residents will receive a reasonable stipend during their training period. All training related expenses will be borne by FMIC.
Applications: Application forms can be received physically or electronically from the following, daily except Fridays and Saturdays:
 Last date for submission of Application Forms is March 15, 2018 (24 Hot 1396).
Interested candidates can contact FMIC HR Department and do the needful as under:
 Receive application form. Electronic copy will be sent to below mentioned email addresses and receive the application form.
 Fill the Application Form, complete all requirements mentioned therein and submit to FMIC HR Department physically or electronically by e-mail.
 Incomplete applications or received after due date will not be considered.
Only those candidates will be called for FMIC Entrance Test which successfully pass the MoPH Entrance Exam and submit their complete application forms with required documents to FMIC on time.
For further details please contact the following:
Dr. Khalilullah Shefa
Academic Manager
Postgraduate Medical Education Program
French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children
Phone: 0799757010

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