Nelson Mandela Fidel Castro Study Medicine in Cuba Programme 2024.

Gauteng Department of Health invites all Prospective students from disadvantaged communities who are interested in studying Medicine in Cuba for 2024 intake.


  • Candidates must have a university entrance Grade12 with minimum level 4 of pass marks in the following subjects: Physical Science, Maths, Biology/Life Sciences and English. 
  • Applicants must be South African citizens and permanently residing in Gauteng must have matriculated in Gauteng.
  • Must be between the age of 18- 30 years.

Method of Application

Application forms are available online and from Gauteng Department of Health facilities and District Health Services Offices.

NB: The application forms should be accompanied by the Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the following documents:

Two (2) certified copies of:

Birth Certificate 

Identification document – (applicant and parents/guardians ID)

National Senior Certificate (Matric)

Proof of income (Payslips) of both parents or guardians – (sworn affidavits for those without proof of income/unemployed)

Proof of residence validated by the Ward Councillor and Municipality Bill. 


Gauteng Department of Health | 2nd Floor Room 209 | 45 Commissioner Street, Life Centre Building

Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107

Enquiries: Ms. Rebecca Moema 082 848 1594 | Ms Julia Zwane 083 496 9252 | Ms Mapula Motaung 082 737 7130

Only successful applicants will be contacted. If you have not heard from the Department within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023.

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