Consolidation time for medical schools in Malaysia?

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Is the gravy train coming to a halt for the lucrative business of setting up medical schools in Malaysia. There was in recent years a rapid increase of medical schools in this country, exceeding even that of the UK which has a larger population.
Some of these private medical schools are now running into financial problems e.g.
AUCMS
PERDANA
After these two, who’s next?

The problem is that there is already a GLUT of junior doctors and jobs will be getting harder to come by even at present and worse for the future generation of doctors.
We’ve already mentioned these in the blog series on the The changing landscape of junior doctor jobs in Malaysia :
The changing landscape of junior doctor jobs in Malaysia
The changing landscape of junior doctor jobs in Malaysia II
The changing landscape of junior doctor jobs in Malaysia III

Now even public medical schools will face problems as the Government has declared they will offer fewer places in public medical schools, acknowledging the glut of junior doctors.

I wonder which medical school will be the next to fold?

See the MMR’s LISTING OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS

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