Objective


ASEAN Medical School Network

On September 18-19, 2012, “The First ASEAN Deans’ Summit: Connecting ASEAN Medical School towards One Community” was held at the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. Participating members were the medical education leaders (Deans and Rectors) from 10 nations: Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Brunei who agreed to convene at Siriraj to share their visions and ideas how to collaborate among one another and work as one community by the year 2015 for the benefits of 600 million ASEAN people. From this meeting, 12 prestigious medical schools/universities from 10 ASEAN Countries jointly signed “Declaration of the Southeast Asian Medical School Initiative” to establish and reinforce a collaboration and network among all participating medical schools, to share human resources, and to provide capacity building for medical education, research and health system of ASEAN countries which will lead to the betterment of ASEAN community as a whole.

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Subsequently, the Second ASEAN Medical Deans’ Summit was held at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 1, 2013. The members discussed how to strengthen this “ASEAN Medical School Network” towards the following objectives:

  1. To promote collaboration among leading medical schools in ASEAN region
  2. To leverage medical education, research, and health systems towards international excellence
  3. To share human resources and provide capacity building for medical education, research, and health systems in ASEAN countries
  4. To be prepared to work as one community under the AEC by 2015.

 

Member ASEAN schools/universities/countries

  1. PAPRSB Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
  2. Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Cambodia
  3. International University, Cambodia
  4. Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia
  5. Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Lao PDR
  6. Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  7. University of Medicine (I), Yangon, Myanmar
  8. University of Medicine, Mandalay, Myanmar
  9. University of Philippines College of Medicine, the Philippines
  10. Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  11. Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
  12. Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Thailand

 

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