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Why is there a need for foreign-trained doctors in Singapore?
 

Why is there a need for foreign-trained doctors in Singapore?

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One in four doctors in Singapore’s public sector received their training overseas, and Singapore is in need of even more foreign trained doctors.
 
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20 Sep 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz Thanks for sharing that information. Its good that you had the opportunity to enter the Malaysian healthcare system before they closed their doors. Hope the Malaysian go...
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Singapore is in an opposite position from Malaysia: Malaysia has too many medical students waiting for housemanship, while Singapore has a shortage of doctors. A lot of this is due to the low intake at the NUS medical school for many years, and while...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz The situation you have just mentioned regarding doctors in Malaysia is the exact same issue for pharmacists in Singapore. They have also put a freeze on foreign pharmacist...
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Well, It feels very strange for me to talk about this issue, as I am a foreign doctor graduated from Africa but I have to be in Malaysia for family reasons. The Malaysian government has unfortunately frozen taking any foreign doctors since the beginn...
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I was not aware that Singapore is also facing a shortage of local doctors. Its very unfortunate on the background of an aging population since medical care will be more likely needed by this age group. I know a lot of colleagues who trained in Singap...
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