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Welcoming a medical education law

  • Tommy Dharmawan

Jakarta | Tue, June 14 2011 | 07:00 am

PREMIUM Ihsan was a promising student from South Halmahera, North Maluku, who once dreamt of becoming a doctor.

It was a noble wish given that almost 80 percent of general practitioners in South Halmahera were contract doctors and the local government relied on this program every year.

However, Ihsan failed to pass the admission test for a state medical school. To study medicine at a privat...