Are unethical doctors treating patients?


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  • Sunday, 12 Jun 2016

RECENTLY, a complaint was lodged with the Malaysian Medical Council about a doctor practising here who allegedly got into a foreign medical school despite not meeting basic entry requirements. No action was taken.

There are many cases of Malaysians getting into recognised universities without the minimum grades or, worse, no grades at all, according to Prof Datuk Dr N.K.S. Tharmaseelan, a past president of the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) and the Medico-Legal Society of Malaysia; he is currently president and CEO of a private university.

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