Search the Datafolha Institute, commissioned by the Associação Paulista de Medicina (APM), points concern of Brazilians and the quality of training of doctors. According to research, 91% of respondents understand that the newly graduate should compulsorily undergo proficiency exams, similar to what occurs for decades in the Bar Association of Brazil (OAB).
“Unfortunately, governments, for some decades now, open medical schools indiscriminately without adequate structure to the quality of training,” said Florisval Meinão, president of APM, in a statement to the market.
Still on the qualification of physicians in Brazil, 35% say they believe that education has declined in recent years, while 43% believe that continued at the same level. In the Southeast, 43% sighted worsening.
The concern of Brazilians also extends to the Program More Doctors to Brazil, according to a survey – 89% of respondents are in favor of applying tests to professionals from other countries who want to work in the country, in order to prove effective training, knowledge and good practices.
“Without a standard of proof, we can not ensure that these people have gone through good medical schools, learned and apprehended. Many of which are referred to here are formed by the Latin American Medical School in Cuba, where the curriculum is not comparable to ours, “he argued the president of APM.