Based on a heritage of postgraduate medical education dating back to the 1930s, the Sudan Medical Specilization Board (SMSB), was established in 1995 by Presidential Decree under the Sudan Medical Specialization Act (1995). SMSB is the sole professional training body in the Republic of the Sudan mandated to manage and deliver medical and health specialty programmes in the country.
The driving foundation of SMSB is its specialty councils, which are responsible for the implementation of all activities concerning training of medical doctors including the development and review of curricula.
The SMSB aspires to stand out as a leading institution of outstanding quality in health professional education and training at national, regional and global level.
Proud of its heritage and its record, strong in its autonomy and and the wealth of its knowledge, SMSB functions to improve the performance of health systems through standardized and monitored training in order to produce competent and committed specialists.