Assessments – the Conjoint MAFP/FRACGP Examination

  • Sheikh Amin


Aim of the Conjoint Examination

To enable a valid, reliable, efficient and feasible assessment to a predetermined standard of competence (and, to a certain extent, the performance) of the candidate in respect of unsupervised work in general practice/family medicine. (copied from article)


Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia. Handbook for Candidates, Mentors and Examiners for Conjoint MAFP-FRACGP Examination. 2007:9-35.

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How to Cite
AminS. (2007). Assessments – the Conjoint MAFP/FRACGP Examination. Malaysian Family Physician, 2(2), 2. Retrieved from
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