The department visited Melaka Manipal Medical College in Batu Baru, Melaka on the 25th March 2009. The group included the head of the department, Prof. Dr. awing Bulgiba, eight other academic staffs and five non-academic staffs. The purpose of the visit was to share the runnings of the teaching curriculum in MMMC as a reflection of medical teaching in a private centre, while at the same time also learn about a public health teaching program in MMMC. The group was met by the Dean, Prof. John. T Arokiasamy who gave a briefing on the medical college. Later, the head of the Department of Community Medicine, Prof. Dr Abdul Razzak Mohd Said gave an overview of the undergraduate public health and community medicine curriculum at the medical college. The group was also brought on a tour of the campus to view the facilities available to both students and staff at the medical college. The day trip had been useful in giving the department new ideas on our own curriculum and available facilities, as lively discussions were conducted between the staffs of both departments during the visit.
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