✅ training as a medical representative in Senegal

The role of a medical representative is to promote the products of a pharmaceutical laboratory or a brand to general practitioners or specialists. He must master the field of health and be a good negotiator. Discover in this article the medical representative training in Senegal.

What are the training courses for medical representatives in Senegal? 

Medical sales representative training in Senegal does not allow you to have a specific diploma. Indeed, most are done through certifications. They often last less than a year. They give you the chance to learn sales and relational techniques. The training also allows you to acquire health knowledge.

The cost of training

The cost depends on the training schools. Indeed, each of them offers a more or less different course in terms of duration and degree of certification. Here are some training prices:

  • The cost of training at IFAA health is estimated at 486,500 CFA francs
  • EFO offers training at 590,000 CFA francs
  • CEFAS sets the price at 250,000 CFA francs

Medical representative training schools in Senegal

Most of the medical representative schools in Senegal are located in Dakar. The latter offer qualifying training in the field with recognized certifications. Here is a non-exhaustive list of these health training centers.


IFAA is a recognized health school in Senegal. Its training as a medical representative is accessible from the terminal level. It lasts 8 months. The program is complete. Indeed, it will allow you to know the health sector, the marketing of pharmaceutical products and stock management.


You can pre-register online via the website www.ifaa.sn or go there to the address Cité Spirées 2 opposite the VDN.

The documents to provide

To register you will need:

  • From a birth certificate
  • Photocopies of your diplomas
  • A school certificate
  • A work certificate
  • A letter of commitment
  • Two passport photos

EFO health

EFO Santé's mission is to give you the skills required as a medical sales representative through a practical approach. The training lasts 10 months. After your apprenticeship, you will be able to present the products and encourage purchase.

Admissions conditions

To register for this training, you must have at least the terminal level and be physically, mentally and morally apathetic.

The parts to be provided

The registration file must consist of the following documents:

  • A photocopy of your national identity card
  • Photocopy of your latest report cards
  • A photocopy of your birth certificate
  • Three passport photos
  • A certificate of visit against visit

To submit your application, go to Sicap friendship 2 in Grand Dakar.


The medical representative training offered by CEFAS lasts 10 months. It gives you the opportunity to pursue a career focused on sales techniques and mastery of the health sector. The training is open to graduates of a BFEM.


You can apply for admission online via the website www.cefas-senegal.com.

The registration file

To register, you must have the following documents:

  • An information sheet that you can download from the school's website
  • A photocopy of your registration certificate
  • The baccalaureate transcript and the certificate of achievement or the BFEM diploma
  • A photocopy of your transcripts
  • A certified photocopy of your national identity card

Medical representative training in Senegal is done through certifications, you can do it in Dakar. It lasts less than a year.