Qatar introduces new dietician law

16 August 2010

Qatar's Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has asked all private dieticians and dietary centres in the country to procure a licence by the end of this year, the Peninsula has reported. Under the new rule, a clinical dietician will require either a bachelor's degree in dietetics, which involves a minimum of four years of study, or a bachelor of science degree and a postgraduate diploma in dietetics, or a bachelor of science degree and a master's degree in dietetics as well as two years of clinical practice and a professional licence from the home country.

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