In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, medical schools in Malaysia have suspended physical classes to maintain social distancing. This is a prefect opportunity for our medical students to volunteer in the community or hospitals to help out in the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be beneficial for them to have an hands-on experience.
In an article published in the Malay Mail online, three medical students and a public health researcher from the University of Malaya discuss the activities that medical students can contribute and learn during this period. They also compared medical students from around the world and in Malaysia.