84 Annual Scholarships for Anaesthesiology From Health Ministry

Looking forward to study Aneasthesiology? Great news! The Malaysian Health Ministry recently announced that 84 annual scholarships for Aneasthesiology will be offered to interested and qualified students. This is to address the shortage of specialist doctors in Anaesthesiology. Malaysian Health Ministry will annually offer 84 scholarships starting next year for doctors keen in Anaesthesiology.

According to the Malaysian Health Ministry, currently the Anaesthesiologist to patient ratio is 1:45,000. The ministry, with the help of this programme, hopes to improve it to 1:30,000 by 2030.

“We are definitely short of Anaesthesiologists in the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care because the ratio in Malaysia is 1:45,000 while the benchmark for a developed nation is 1:10,000,,” said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya.

We will update this post when there is latest info about this scholarship offer in the future.