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Medicine

General practice of Medicine

No person shall engage in the practice of medicine in the Philippines unless he is at least twenty-one years of age, has satisfactorily passed the corresponding Board of Examination and is a holder of a valid Certificate of Registration duly issued to him by the Board of Medical Examiners.

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Members of the Board
ELEANOR B. ALMORO
Chairman
ZENAIDA L. ANTONIO
Member
GODOFREDA V. DALMACION
Member
EFREN C. LAXAMANA
Member
MARTHA O. NUCUM
Member
JOANNA V. REMO
Member

Republic Act No. 2382 
The Medical Act of 1959

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

The Board of Medical Examiners was created on December 4, 1901 by virtue of Public Act No. 310. The Board regulated not only the medical profession but also the practice of midwifery. Although the Board was under the Department of Interior, its members were appointed by the Commissioner of Public Health upon the advice and consent of the Board of Health.

When the government underwent reorganization in 1932 with the enactment of Public Act No. 4007, the Board of Medical Examiners was placed under the Department of Public Instruction.

On June 29, 1959, Republic Act No. 2382 or the “Medical Act of 1959” was enacted, leading to the creation of a separate board for midwives on June 18, 1960. The Medical Act was amended by Republic Act No. 4224 on June 29, 1965 and by Republic Act No. 5946 on June 21, 1969.

In 1990, the Board conducted its first fully-computerized licensure examinations.

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