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Melaka Medical College Preparing Doctors For Malaysia Image Credit: Careers 360
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Melaka Medical College: Preparing Doctors For Malaysia

India’s first academic collaboration with a foreign nation in the field of medicine to provide high quality doctors happened in 1993, leading to the birth of Melaka Manipal Medical College...

MMMC gives a strong foundation for medical education with innovative practices. This consistency in the quality of education is one of the reasons behind the strategic tie-up that resulted in the formation of MMMC, and it is a relationship that has proven extremely successful

Dr.Ullas Kamath, Dean, MMMC

India sends a large number of medical aspirants to study abroad as it struggles to bridge the yawning demand and supply gap. This may be the reason that India, though well positioned to excel in the field of medical education, did not explore the opportunity of attracting foreign students to pursue MBBS and BDS in India. On the flip side, some 25 years back, in 1993, another Asian nation Malaysia looked to India to solve its problem of shortage of doctors in providing quality healthcare professionals. This led to the establishment of colleges in Melaka (Malaysia) and Manipal in Udupi district of Karnataka and a unique twin campus, joint MBBS programme. The genesis The national aspiration for Malaysia to be a leading hub for education in the region was aligned to Melaka-Manipal pursue MBBS and BDS in India. On the flip side, some 25 years back, in 1993, another Asian nation Malaysia looked to India to solve its problem of shortage of doctors in providing quality healthcare professionals. This led to the establishment of colleges in Melaka (Malaysia) and Manipal in Udupi district of Karnataka and a unique twin campus, joint MBBS programme.


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