IFMHS Supreme Council is responsible and discusses the issues of recruitment and promotion of teachers, the registration of their scientific research, the granting of approvals for accepting the invitations they may receive to attend scientific conferences and symposia outside the Republic and for granting them an official (scientific sabbatical) leave. Additionally, it is responsible for setting up and identifying the dates of registration, study and examinations for each year prior to the approval of these dates by both the Student Affairs Council and the Sana’a University Council. Furthermore, prior to submitting it to both the Higher Studies Council and the Sana’a University Council for further approvals, FMHS Council is responsible for the registration of student research plans for FMHS Master’s and Doctoral degrees/programs; the approval of student supervisors, the approval of the composition of the dissertation discussion committees and approves their results, the approval of precise disciplines that were identified for these students and approved by the relevant Department Council.
The Sana’a University Rector shall, at the beginning of each academic year, issue a decision on the formation of FMHS Council. During its meeting at the beginning of each academic year, FMHS Council elects one of its members to serve as the Council’s Secretary.

Councils of Scientific Departments:

Each scientific department of FMHS shall have a Council called the Department Council. It is the Supreme Council in that Department and shall have the following tasks and duties:

  1. Discuss issues related to the appointment and promotion of teachers, the registration of their scientific researches, the granting of approval approvals for accepting the invitations they may receive to attend scientific conferences and symposia outside the Republic and for granting them an official (scientific sabbatical) leave.
  2. Examine and study the department’s future development plans. It is responsible for setting up and identifying the dates of registration, study and examinations for each year prior to the approval of these dates by FMHS Council, the Student Affairs Council and the Sana’a University Council.
  3. Furthermore, prior to submitting it to FMHS Council, the Higher Studies Council and the Sana’a University Council for further approvals, the Department Council is responsible for the registration of student research plans for FMHS Master’s and Doctoral degrees/programs; the approval of student supervisors, the approval of the composition of the dissertation public discussion committees and approves their results, the approval of precise disciplines that the students have studied.

Each Department’s Council consists of:

  • Head of the Scientific Department Council Chairman
  • Department teachers who have a doctorate or higher Council Members


In every academic year, the council elects one of its members to serve as the Secretary of the Council at its first meeting.

MEDICAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The Medical Education Development Centre (MEDC) was established by the decision of the Sana’a University Rector No. 672 of 2002. It marks an important event at FMHS since it is competent to review FMHS curricula and train FMHS teachers on the development of educational programs and on modern methods in the teaching and learning processes. Its duties include promoting the development and implementation of the Continuing Education Plan. This center oversees the Quality Assurance & Academic Accreditation Unit and the Sana’a University Journal of Medical Sciences.