Doctor or doctor? Widespread controversy and Iraqi health are at stake

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The ministry confirmed this "The minister did not state this and did not guarantee it in an official letter issued by the ministry"lawyer "Media and social media platforms must ensure that information comes from official sources and that incorrect news is not disseminated in the public interest".

heated debate

  • Commentators on Iraqi social networks saw that the title of "Dr." It has been called a bear and a bear, while it is a scientific title that can only be obtained through a doctorate, noting that there is a confusion between the word “doctor” in English, which means “doctor”, and the title of doctor. academic.
  • Others have considered that the title of doctor is a right to the doctor and pharmacist, regardless of whether they obtained a doctorate in my specialty Medicinal And pharmacy, since the various curricula, terminology and definitions in medical and health sciences mostly depend on the English language, then why is the title of Doctor, which means doctor according to that language, excluded from that?

legal opinion

  • Says the Iraqi expert and legal advisor, d. Muhammad Al-Samarrai, in an interview with "Sky News Arabia": "nickname Dr. It is granted exclusively to anyone who has obtained an academic doctorate in its specialization preceded by the achievement of a bachelor’s degree and then a master’s degree, and this rigorous scientific sequence should apply to all disciplines, including medical ones.".
  • Following: "So a Tayeb who holds a bachelor’s degree is prohibited from using the title of doctor, unless he already has a doctorate in medicine, because the title of doctor is granted as a basis to anyone who has earned an academic doctorate in his or her specialty only".
  • "I wish it was what has been circulated about Iraqi Minister of Health In this regard, it is true, as it is a healthy discourse and in accordance with the law, in addition to the respect it entails for scientific disciplines and hierarchies according to the certifications issued in the fields of university studies."says the samurai.
  • The Iraqi legal expert concludes by saying: "The denial of the Ministry of Health does not change the truth and does not confer scientific legitimacy on the use of the medical title by doctors without having an academic doctorate in medicine. Health Instead of issuing this denial, circulate it as an effective decision respecting the prestigious academic degrees that it takes long years of their life to obtain.".

medical opinion

  • Iraqi pharmacist Zamo Bakhtiar says this in an interview with "Sky News Arabia": "Regardless of the controversy over titles and definitions, but what is customary in most Arab countries and various countries of the world is that graduates of medical and pharmacy faculties in all their branches and specializations are awarded the title of doctor, which in English it means doctor, which does not constitute a transgression against holders of academic doctorates.".
  • Bakhtiar adds: "This is what has become a prevalent world custom, since the English language, as it is known, is the first world language and the most used in the fields of medicine, its specializations and its curricula.".

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The ministry confirmed that “the minister did not declare it and did not guarantee it in an official letter issued by the ministry”, inviting “the media and social platforms to verify information from official sources and not to circulate incorrect news in the service. of the public interest “.

heated debate

  • Commentators on Iraqi social networks have seen that the title “Doctor” has become applied to all men and women, while it is a scientific degree that can only be obtained through a doctorate, pointing out that there is a confusion between the word ” doctor “in English, which means” doctor “and the title of academic doctor.
  • Others have considered that the title of doctor is a right to the doctor and pharmacist, regardless of whether they obtained a doctorate in my specialty Medicinal And pharmacy, since the various curricula, terminology and definitions in medical and health sciences mostly depend on the English language, then why is the title of Doctor, which means doctor according to that language, excluded from that?

legal opinion

  • Says the Iraqi expert and legal advisor, d. Muhammad Al-Samarrai, in an interview with “Sky News Arabia”: “A title Dr. It is granted exclusively to anyone who has obtained an academic doctorate in their specialization, preceded by the achievement of a bachelor’s degree and then a master’s degree, and this rigorous scientific sequence should apply to all disciplines, including medical ones.
  • He continued: “So Al-Tayeb who is in possession of a degree is prohibited from using the title of doctor, unless he already holds a doctorate in medicine, because the title of doctor is granted as a basis to anyone who has achieved an academic doctorate only in its specialty “.
  • “I wish it was what it spread about Iraqi Minister of Health In this regard, it is true, as a sound word and in accordance with the law, in addition to the respect it entails for scientific disciplines and hierarchies according to the certifications issued in the fields of university studies ”, says Al-Samarrai.
  • The Iraqi legal expert concludes: “The denial of the Ministry of Health does not change the truth and does not confer scientific legitimacy for doctors to use the title of doctor without having obtained an academic doctorate in medicine. Health Instead of issuing this denial, circulating it as an executive decision out of respect for prestigious academic qualifications, it takes long years of their life to be obtained ”.

medical opinion

  • Iraqi pharmacist, Zamo Bakhtiar, said in an interview with “Sky News Arabia”: “Regardless of the controversy over titles and definitions, but what is known in most Arab countries and in various countries around the world is that graduates in medicine and pharmacy are given the title of Doctor, which in English means doctor, which does not constitute a violation of academic doctoral qualifications.
  • Bakhtiar added: “We are talking about what has become a prevalent global custom, since the English language, as it is known, is the first global language and the most used in the fields of medicine, its specialties and its curricula.”

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