Malaysian Doctors from Indonesia, Russia & Egypt Have Problems During Housemanship

Published by Afterschool.my on Apr 06, 2017, 04:47 pm

Many Malaysian trainee doctors who graduated from several foreign universities from countries such as Russia, Egypt and Indonesia, have proven to be incapable of passing their housemanship at hospitals back home, the Parliament was told today.

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Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya went on to highlight the three aforementioned countries and their respective problems, identifying how graduates from Egypt and Russia were not trained to handle actual patients during their studies, which translated into difficulties while carrying out their duties during housemanship.

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On the other hand, Dr Hilmi sourced difficulties faces by graduates from Indonesia to the different language used during their studies, causing problems to arise as they try to understand and comprehend the medical terminology used in Malaysia. All of which, cause many to feel extra stress and eventually drop-out during their respective housemanship training programmes.

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