THE University of Medicine-1 in Yangon held its 53rd graduation ceremony yesterday, conferring MBBS degree on 575 graduates.
The graduates took an oath during the graduation ceremony and received their bachelor of medicine degrees by Rector Prof Dr Zaw Wai Soe and Pro-rector.
University of Medicine-1 has produced 17,910 doctors, including 122 Diploma degree holders of Med.Sc, 124 of M. Med. Sc degree, seven of Ph.d degree, 33 Dr.Med.Sc and 5,064 post-graduate degree holders.
Currently, the university is conducting 79 kinds of post-graduate courses and 11 post diploma courses including family health care medical diploma course, 30 master degree courses, seven Phd courses and 31 other medical courses.
Since 2014 the university has conducted diploma courses for obstetric and gynecologists, pediatric, basic anesthesiology, X-ray, diseases and emergency medical care.
University of Medicine-1 is planning to open four post-graduate courses on tropical infectious diseases, mental health, hormone, liver and bladder surgery while giving special attention to the role of doctors who are non-governmental employees.
Zaw Min Latt