Medical Faculty was established through a Notification in September 1977 under section 3 of the Medical Degree act 1916, repealed by Medical and Dental Degree ordinance 1982.
According to section 3:
“the Medical Faculty shall have the right to confer, grant, or issue Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates, Licenses and other documents stating or implying that the holder, grantee or recipient is qualified to perform duties of respective Categories i.e. Medical Technician, Health Assistants, Sanitary inspectors, Dispensers, Medical & Health Auxiliaries, Dressers, Paramedical workers in Leprosy, Radiographers, Lab Assistants or any other Category of person who may be approved by Government ”.
Status of Medical Faculty
The Medical Faculty is an autonomous and self sustaining organization functioning through a Governing Body, under the Chairmanship of Secretary to Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department.