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FNU signs MOU with Royal Australasia College of Physicians

FNU signs MOU with Royal Australasia College of Physicians

By Lena Reece
Monday 22/01/2018
FNU Vice Chancellor Nigel Healey with President of Royal Australiasian College of Physicians Dr Catherine Yelland

Good news for medical professionals who want to pursue postgraduate studies in specialized fields as it is available at the Fiji National University’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

This is after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Royal Australasia College of Physicians.

While speaking at the signing, Head of the Faculty of Medicine at the Fiji National University, Dr Joji Malani says that previously it was unfortunate that students who would travel overseas to pursue their post graduate studies would not return.

Dr Malani says that this partnership will benefit both universities especially in the improvement of curriculum to achieve the graduates aim of specialization in various fields. 

Meanwhile, Royal Australasia President, Dr Catherine Yelland highlighted that the MOU will see doctors from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji working together to develop specialist medical training expertise and education.

The MOU is effective immediately and will remain in place for five years.

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