There has been recent press reports lamenting on the deteriorating quality of medical education, especially amongst the private medical schools.Read more
This news has been long overdue. It has to be immediate, sooner rather than later. Removing foreign medical schools fromRead more
When lives are lost in an airplane disaster, questions arise and remedial solutions are sought. In contrast, many deaths in healthcare are never scrutinised and mistakes are repeated.Read more
The media has been highlighting the problem of too many new doctors graduating yearly and hence no available housemanship jobsRead more
There are currently 33 medical schools in Malaysia. The latest check with the Malaysian Medical Council website only lists 18 medical schools as registered and recognised as of February 2011. The rest are probably in the process of applying.
We have one medical school per 900,000 people. Compared to developed nations, United States has one medical school per 2.3 million, Canada has one medical school per 2 million and the United Kingdom has one medical school for every 2.3 million Britons.Read more