MAHAR MARDJONO, M.D.; MARIFIN HUSIN, M.D.; PETER J. BLIZARD, M.D.
Indonesia has 13 government medical schools and 10 in the private sector. They produce more than 1200 new graduates each year, of whom more than 90% come from the government schools. In 1974 the Indonesian government reformulated its policies on newly graduated doctors, requiring them to spend 3 to 5 years in a rural, limited-technology government health center. In the succeeding 5 years more than 3500 of these centers were created, and most of them have a resident doctor. This policy change called for basic changes in the content of medical education and in pedagogic methods.
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MARDJONO M, HUSIN M, BLIZARD PJ. Medical Education in Indonesia. Ann Intern Med. ;95:234–235. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-2-234
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(2):234-235.
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