Armed Forces College Of Medicine

The French doctor “Kloc Bey” came to Egypt in 1824 AD and was appointed a year later in the Egyptian government. At that time, Muhammad Ali was convinced of the importance of medical services, especially after the “morator” campaign, because the soldiers who died due to illness and wounds were more than those who were killed in battles.

Clot Bey spent most of his life in Egypt, after the mechanism of Muhammad Ali Pasha was entrusted with organizing the health administration of the Egyptian army, and he became chief of the army doctors.

Clot Bey, Muhammad Ali Pasha, convinced that the most important one who brought foreign doctors to the soldiers was to establish a medical school to teach medicine in Egypt and to establish a “medical school” in Abu Zaabal in 1827, taking advantage of the presence of the military hospital and military schools in that suburb, and the beginning was related to the treatment of soldiers.

Clot Bey took over the management of the school and it was the first modern medical school in the Middle East and it had 720 beds. It had a school of pharmacy and then another to graduate midwives.

Clot Bey made great efforts in resisting the plague that struck the country in 1830, and he was concerned with organizing hospitals and granting Muhammad Ali Pasha the title of “Bey” in recognition of his efforts in the medical renaissance he brought about in Egypt,

Clot Bey also enriched the Arab Medical Library with many medical literature – and he was one of the first students to enroll in the medical school in Abu Zaabal, and he was Muhammad Ali Al-Baqli Pasha from the village of Zawyet Al-Bakli, Tala Al-Menoufia Center, 1815, to send Muhammad Ali Pasha to France in November 1832 to master his medical sciences. There, he returned to take up a job at Al-Qasr Al-Aini Hospital after transferring the medical school from Abu Zaabal to Cairo in 1837 AD and rose to become the first president of Al-Qasr Al-Aini Hospital and attained the rank of Pashawia and was martyred in Egypt’s war with Abyssinia during the reign of Khedive Ismail Pasha.

The Armed Forces College of Medicine awards Bachelor’s degrees in medicine and surgery.The period of study in the college is 6 academic years.

The student receives medical training during this period, followed by the internship period that the student spends in military hospitals for a period of 12 months, and these hospitals are determined based on the decision of the Minister of Defense in agreement with the Supreme Council of the College.The application is also granted a certificate of completion of military studies after passing the tests of military skills.

This can be accessed through the educational process to ensure that the student acquires knowledge of science and military skills until the exams are reached.Successful completion of military studies is required before graduation.

The College Board determines the beginning and end of the academic year, in addition to determining the semesters and the official vacation period. It also determines the study materials and distributes them to the academic year.Each department determines the program for each educational subject, as well as the subject schedules.

Address – Ehsan Abd Al Kodoos, Mansheya El-Bakry, Heliopolis, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

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