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Parallel pathway: UiTM opens cardiothoracic training for non-bumi
Published:  Apr 25, 2024 2:24 PM
Updated: 11:08 AM

Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) said it is willing to open its cardiothoracic surgery postgraduate training programme to non-bumiputera trainees, as a solution to the issue of unrecognised overseas parallel pathways for training in that specialism.

UiTM Medical Faculty professor Dr Raja Amin Raja Mokhtar said this is because the UiTM-National Heart Institute (IJN) cardiothoracic surgery parallel pathway training programme is the only one of its specialism offered locally, the health website Codeblue reported.

“We sat down and cracked our heads. We spoke to the (UiTM) vice-chancellor...

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