GURUGRAM, India, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia News
Medical education in Indonesia requires at least 5.5 years of Graduation plus 1 year Internship to be qualified for the master's course. Students who have completed the first 3.5 years are considered graduates already, and are granted the title "Sarjana Kedokteran" (Bachelor of Medicine).
Passing rate in Indonesia for the Physician course is around 88% for year 2020.
"One Time Fee Payment" especially in the private universities is one of the major challenges for most medical aspirants in Indonesia. There has been a mass protest against this trend.
Indonesia Medical Education Market: Indonesia's population has risen rapidly over the past few decades and reached 272 Mnin2020. It is expected to continue to grow rapidly in the coming years as well which is leading to increase in the number of medical aspirants in the country. Hence, the Government of Indonesia is working towards increasing the Health and Education Budget of the country to facilitate the growing demand. All medical aspirants need to undergo Examination to pursue Bachelor in Medical Science and become a Physician. It takes roughly 10-13 years to become a specialized doctor in Indonesia.
Enablers of Medical Education in Indonesia: Indonesia is considered well in medical education as it provides great environment to accommodate students especially International Aspirants owing to factors such as large number of medical schools, good infrastructure, high employment opportunities and good scholarship schemes. Moreover, the government of Indonesia is also tying up with Australian universities like the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland to establish branch campuses in Indonesia, hence further widening the opportunities for its students.
Specialized Courses in Indonesia: There are many specialized courses available in the Indonesia Medical Education System such as Pediatrician, Surgery, Internal medicine, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology and more. Most Specialized Courses are offered by the public institutes which have well-structured learning and training modules. Moreover, Specialization in Indonesia requires Bachelor's degree plus 1 Year Internship, Rotational Practice and passing the board exam conducted by specialized board of the country.
Medical Education in Thailand has seen a long journey with various turns with intense progress. The journey has given the system its fair share of challenges to deal with issues including keeping pace with rapidly changing knowledge and installing same coping abilities in the students, maintaining quality of training of students with their increasing demand, mental health issues arising for medical students under heavy pressure, funds and scholarships to arrange the education, to retain good quality staff and lack of private investment in medical education. Various factors that drive the growth of Medical Education Sytem in Thailand are expensive public infrastructure and universal coverage, postgraduate program is in alignment with international standards, the brain drain is at lower level in comparison to its neighbouring countries because majority of education is in Thai, changes in the need of society, changes in the nature of students, evolution in learning and teaching processes, rapid changes in technologies supporting medical practices and education, enormous explosion in medical knowledge and changes in the health system.
Vietnam Medical Education Sector has been facing many macro and micro challenges. Each challenge has a direct or indirect effect on the Quality of Education and Quantity of Medical Professional prevailing in the Industry. Some of the major challenges faced by the Industry are lack of standard entrance exam, Statutory and Regulatory Body like Medical Council, Lack of standardized entry channels for Residency programmes, Diverse syllabi and heavy reliance on theoretical foundations. Major Enabler in the Vietnam Medical Education Market is mostly the capacity to accommodate medical students and imbalance in the medical ecosystem with increase in support staff like optometrist and technicians.
Philippines Medical Education Sector has been facing many macro and micro-challenges. Each challenge has a direct or indirect effect on the Quality of Education and Quantity of Medical Professional prevailing in the Industry. Some of the major challenges faced by the Industry are Malpractices by Education Agents, Regional Education Disparities and more. Major Enabler in the Philippines Medical Education Market is mostly the great environment to accommodate students especially International Aspirants provided by the country.
Malaysia Medical Education Sector has been facing many macro and micro challenges. Each challenge has a direct or indirect effect on the Quality of Education and Quantity of Medical Professional prevailing in the Industry. Some challenges are opening up over the time however some challenges have become stagnant. Enablers in the Malaysia Medical Education Market are mostly apprehending for the international students.
The test preparation landscape in the overall industry sense is in a mature stage, while the online test preparation segment is in a growth stage. Growth in the online segment is strongly outpacing growth in the overall test prep segment, with the former growing at a CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) of 57.4% with the latter growing at 9.1% over 2015-2020. Key factors responsible for growth of the online segment is wider access to internet and smartphones, the lack of quality coaching centers in Tier-2 and Tier-3 regions of the country, robust investment flow in the education technology space and advanced technologies allowing increased reach of learning.