FGM training and education for medical students

Allan Cameron made this Freedom of Information request to London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Dear London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,

Please, can you confirm if any training is provided to your medical students during their course on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and safeguarding surrounding this practice?

Please, can you confirm in what format this training is provided (online training, lectures, clinical skills training, CBL/PBL, anatomy)?

Is any teaching on FGM examinable?

Approximately how many hours are spent on this training throughout a medical degree programme?

If you do not currently provide training on this topic, do you intend to change this in the next few years?

Yours faithfully,

A Cameron

LSHTM Servicedesk, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Your request Freedom of Information request - FGM training and education
for medical students has now been completed.

Dear A Cameron,

I write to provide the following response to your request for information:

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a specialist
provider of postgraduate education which does not provide medical degree
programmes or  formal training for medical students.  However, FMG is a
topic of interest for a number of our researchers, who's details may be
found via their publications which are freely available and in the public
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