Only medicine schools allowed to enroll pharmacy students

In its document to universities of medicine on December 3, the Ministry of Education and Training has clearly stated that it and the Ministry of Health agreed to pause some subjects to renovate training in medicine and improve medical workers’ skills.

Some subjects include general medicine, Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, traditional medicine, and pharmacy in schools which provide training to many subjects.

Two ministries of Education and Training; and Health will review and check the facilities and teams of lecturers of medicine schools  nationwide. To meet the demand of some provinces, the two ministries will consider carefully including assessing all necessary conditions to ensure the training quality before giving the go-ahead to open subjects.

Enrolment quota of medicine students will be based on the number of lecturers of each subjects and available regulations to guarantee the quality and schools are not allowed to have more enrolled students than the set quota.