Accreditation of Medical Institutions in the Commonwealth Caribbean

The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and the other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) is the internationally recognized accrediting body set up to accredit medical education programs leading to the Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees in CARICOM member states to ensure that the standards of these programs are kept on par with internationally recognized standards in medical education. The authority was established based on the Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions, and signed by five (5) Heads of Government in November 2003. To date, ten CARICOM member countries have signed the agreement:

  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • The Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • St. Kitts & Nevis
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad & Tobago

A list of assessed programs and information regarding each status designation are available on the CAAM-HP website.

 

 

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