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In conversation: Dr Tan T’zu Jen on taking medical volunteering to the next level
 

In conversation: Dr Tan T’zu Jen on taking medical volunteering to the next level

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Every doctor has considered medical volunteering at some point in their career, but Dr Tan spends nine out of 12 months a year at a rural hospital on the border of Thailand and Myanmar. MIMS had the privilege of meeting Dr Tan during one of his three months back in Singapore to obtain this exclusive interview.
 
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23 Feb 2017 - General
 
This is truly inspiring and admirable. I guess this is the true essence of becoming a doctor or may it be a healthcare practitioner, to serve the less fortunate and sacrificing your personal comfort for them. Just imagine on how challenging this job could be. Starting from the funds to be used to sustain the clinic is no joke. There is no permanent source of funds and they depend on charity, donations and even their personal income. I hope many of us will also develop this kind of thinking of h...
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Mark Edmon Tan
Being a volunteer is not easy, you simply sacrifice everything and deprive yourself from your selfishness needs.
The happiness behind being a volunteer is completely different from any happiness you experience in your entire life.
These people should be a role model for all of us and we should learn from them to present our best efforts helping others without waiting for a self comprom...
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